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Boyd George Carter, American educator, writer. Decorated Palmes Academiques (France). Member Modern Language Association. American Association Teachers French (president West Central chapter 1948-1950), American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies Association, 82d Airborne Division Association (honorary), Mexican Academy (correspondent), C-47.

Background

Carter, Boyd George was born on May 8, 1908 in Duffield, Virginia. Son of James David and Viola (Fraley) Carter.

Education

Student of University Toulouse (France), 1926-1927. Bachelor of Arts, College William and Mary, 1929. A.M., University of Illinois, 1933, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937.

Postgraduate U. Iowa, summer 1942.

Career

With Associated Press, summer 1929. Teacher Beaver High School, Bluefield, West Virginia, 1929-1931. Graduate assistant University of Illinois, 1931-1937.

Instructor U. Idaho, 1937. Assistant professor of University Wyoming, 1938. Professor, department chairman modern langs.

Coe College, 1939-1945. Professor of University Nebraska, 1945-1959, department chairman Romance langs, 1950-1956. Professor Southern Illinois U., 1959-1967, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1967-1976.

Visiting professor U. Iowa, 1977. Scholar in residence, Adjunct Professor Romance langs. Texas Technology U., 1978-1980.

Lecturer Mexico City, 1962, Managua, Nicaragua, 1967. Member advising committee project Massachusetts Council Public Schools, 1959-1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with C. G. Rowe) A French Review Grammar, 1948. Manuel Gutierrez Nájera: estudio y escritos ineditos, 1956. Las revistas literarias de Hispanoamerica, 1959.

      En torno a Gutierrez Nájera, 1960. (with Joan L. Carter) Manuel Gutierrez Nájera florilegio critico-conmemorativo, 1966. La Revista de Americá de Rúben Darió y Ricardo Jaimes Freyre, 1967.

      Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana a traves de sus revistas, 1968. (with Mary Eileen Carter) Manuel Gutierrez Nájera, Plato del diá, 1972. Divagaciones y fantasías: Crónicas de Manuel Gutierrez Nájera, 1974.

      Editor: Those Devils in Baggy Pants (Ross S. Carter), 1951, 2d, review edit., 1979. German Review Grammar (D. F. Allison), 1965. Advisory editor Prairie Schooner, 1949-1959.

      Contributor articles, stories, poetry to periodicals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association. American Association Teachers French (president West Central chapter 1948-1950), American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Latin American Studies Association, 82d Airborne Division Association (honorary), Mexican Academy (correspondent), C-47.

Connections

Married Mary Eileen Barry, June 16, 1965.

father:
James David Carter

mother:
Viola (Fraley) Carter

spouse:
Mary Eileen Barry