Nebraska Authors

F. Allen Briggs

AKA: Fred Allen Briggs

Born 1916-04-23 Superior, NE (USA)

Died 1982-05-05
Bell County, TX (USA)

Temple, TX (USA)
Bellwood Memorial Park Cemetery

Places Lived

Superior, NE
Warrensburg, MO
Elk, MO
Waco, TX
Bloomington, IN
Abilene, TX
Tampa, FL

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Language Arts; English - Teaching


Bachelor of Science Degree, 1937, Central Missouri State College, Warrensburg, MO
Master of Arts Degree, 1941, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Ph.D., 1954, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


High School English Teacher
Associate Professor of English
Professor of English
Director, National Defense Education Act

Places Worked

Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, TX
Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Laredo State University, Laredo, TX
National Polytechnic University and Graduate School of Economics, Athens, GREECE


Fulbright Professor of English, National Polytechnic University and Graduate School, Athens, GREECE
Editor of Journal: English in Texas, 1966-1967


American Association of University Professors
National Council of Teachers of English
Texas Council of Teachers of English, President, 1965-67


Tricks of the Trade in Teaching Language Arts. 1961.
The Play of Words. 1972.

Contributor of articles to many professional journals.

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