The Benson Latin American Collection

Theodore Andersson Bilingual Education Collection, 1937-1981

Descriptive Summary

Creator Andersson, Theodore, 1903-
Title Theodore Andersson Bilingual Education Collection
Dates: 1937-1981
Abstract Articles, conference materials, curricula materials, and legislation on bilingual education collected by educator and language specialist Theodore Andersson.
OCLC Record No. 23666036
Extent 5 ft. 10 in.
Language English and Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Educator and language specialist Theodore Andersson was born in New Haven, Conn., to Swedish parents in 1903. He attended Yale Univ. where he earned his B.A. in 1925, M.A. in 1926, and Ph.D. in 1931. Andersson taught at Yale, Stanford, Wells, and other colleges and universities, specializing in Romance languages. He worked for the Modern Language Association and as a consultant for UNESCO. He joined the faculty of the Univ. of Texas at Austin in 1957 and served as chairman of the Dept. of Romance Languages for many years. He became interested in bilingual education for young children, and lead summer training schools for teachers. He worked for Southwest Educational Development Laboratory in Austin, Tex. Andersson published several books and numerous articles in the fields of literary criticism and education.

Scope and Contents Note

The bulk of the Theodore Andersson Bilingual Education Collection consists of articles on bilingual education, materials on bilingual education conferences, curricula, and programs, and copies of education legislation. Other authors represented in the collection include Mildred Boyer, Elizabeth Carrow, Chester Christian, Joshua Fishman, Bruce Gaarder, David Hakes, Herschel Manuel, Joseph Michel, Guy Pryor, Julian Samora, Rudolph Troike, and others. The collection is organized into four series: 1. Articles and reports by Andersson, 2. Articles and reports by others, 3. Instructional materials, tests, or curricula, and 4. Conferences.

The collection is described to the box level, and materials should be requested by box number.


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Use Restrictions

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Index Terms

The Theodore Andersson Bilingual Education Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries' catalog:
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Bilingualism in children--United States
Education, Bilingual--Congresses
Education, Bilingual--United States
English language--Study and teaching--Spanish speakers
Spanish language--Study and teaching (Elementary)
Other Authors
Boyer, Mildred, 1926-
Carrow-Woolfolk, Elizabeth
Christian, Chester C. (Chester Carsel), 1926-
Fishman, Joshua A.
Gaarder, Alfred Bruce
Hakes, David T., 1934-
Manuel, Herschel Thurman, b. 1887.
Michel, Joseph, 1922-
Pryor, Guy C.
Samora, Julian, 1920-
Troike, Rudolph C.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Theodore Andersson Bilingual Education Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory

Works by Andersson

box folder
1 1-16 Works by Andersson

Works by Others

box folder
2 1-13 Includes: Preston C. Kronkosky, PhD, Jean-Guy Savard, Giles Edward Gobetz, Dorothy Waggoner, Bruce A. Gaarder, Sergio D. Elizondo, Robert L. Hardgrave, Alonso Perales, Elizabeth Carrow, Thomas P. Carter, Chester C. Christian, Francesco Cordasco.
[13 folders, 1 paperback, 2 pamphlets, 1 newspaper]
box folder
3 1-12 Includes: Bibliographies compiled by others, Vera P. John and Vivian M. Horner, Charles Olstad, Hilario Peña, Guy Pryor, Paul Bell, Nancy Modiano, Herschel T. Manuel, Richard Lamanna.
box folder
4 1-23 Includes: Bibliographies, William Madsen, Bruce A. Gaarder, Eugene Gonzalez, Helene Harrison, Robert Hayden, Harley L. Browning, Fred R. Crawford, Marcos de Leon, Mary Finocchiaro, Joshua A. Fishman, Walter Fogel, Ira R. Buchler, James R. Burton, Sister Mary A. Carrow, Chester Christian, Moisés Espino del Castillo, Arthur C. Gornes.
box folder
5 1-19 Includes: Daniel G. Tijierina, Rosario Gingras, Carolyn Kessler, R. Peck and C. Galliani, Roger W. Andersen, Bertha Treviño, Rodger Ricklefsm S. Plank, William C. Flick, Rose Nash, Richard Barrutia, Merrill Swain, A. Bruce Gaarder, Jose L. Galvan, Jonathan D. Moreno, Joseph H. Matluck, Chester C. Christian.
box folder
6 1- Includes: Marietta Daniels Shepard, Gonzalo Garza, Mauricio Charpenel, Edwin Hindsman, Francis S. Chase, Joshua Fishman, Horacio Ulibani, Chester Christian, David Hakes, J. Vernon Jensen, Frank Sobolewski, William Francis Mackey, Rudolph Troike.

Instructional Material, Tests, or Curricula

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7 1-10 Various Instructional materials, Tests, or Curricula. Includes: UT Bilingual Institute.
[10 folders, 4 paperbacks, 1 pamphlet]
box folder
8 1-8 Various Instructional Materials, Tests, or Curricula
[8 folders, 1 pamphlet]
box folder
9 11-14 Various Instructional Materials, Tests, or Curricula
[4 folders, 5 pamphlets, 3 binders]
box folder
10 1-12 Various Instructional Materials, Tests, or Curricula
[12 folders, 13 loose pieces, 4 pamphlets]
box folder
11 1-3 Various Instructional Materials, Tests, or Curricula. Includes: Calexico Intercultural Design (CID) Calexico, CA.
[3 folders, 3 ring binders]


box folder
12 1-5 Various Conferences
[5 folders, 1 duotang, 1 envelope, 8 pamphlets]
box folder
13 1-5 Various Conferences and Meetings September, 1970 through August, 1971
[5 large-ring binders]