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Name of Creator:Favat, F. Andre, 1938-1976
Title:F. Andre Favat papers
Reference Code:M11
Location Code:73/3
Extent:0.60 cubic ft (2 boxes)
Scope and Content Abstract:The collection documents F. Andre Favat's (FAF) teaching career at Northeastern University (NU). It includes reports and committee records from NU's Department of Instruction, records regarding student teaching, FAF's lecture notes and published writings, and newspaper clippings about his murder.
Historical Abstract:Born in Ilion, New York, F. Andre Favat (FAF) earned his A.B. from the State University of New York at Albany in 1959 and received his master's and doctoral degrees in education from Harvard University. In 1969 he joined Northeastern University as assistant professor of English education in the Department of Instruction. He became an associate professor in 1972. As a member of Northeastern University's faculty, FAF was the chair of the Undergraduate and Curriculum Committee and the coordinator of faculty development. He was also actively involved with the Massachusetts, New England and National Councils of Teachers of English. FAF was murdered in 1976, at the age of 38.
Language and Scripts:Materials entirely in English.
System of Arrangement:Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Favat, F. Andre, 1938-1976

  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass). -- Dept. of Instruction

  • Student teaching -- Massachusetts
  • Education -- Study and teaching
  • Children's literature
  • College teachers

Conditions Governing Access:Student Teachers files (Box 2, Folders 21 through 28) are restricted.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Kelcy Shepard, September 1996