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William Farquhar papers

Identifier: UA-17.360

Scope and Contents

The William Farquhar papers contain Farquhar's vita as well as reports and articles written by Farquhar about academic achievement, motivation, and counseling. Also included is the report "1976 Inventory of Summer Project Resources Region V, Migrant Education Project Directors Report Full Technical Report Part II" from the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District Region VI Migrant Education Program.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1995

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

William Farquhar was born in 1928 in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his B.A. (1950) and M.A. (1951) from the University of Omaha. He received his Ph.D. in 1956 from the University of Minnesota. He joined the faculty of Michigan State University in 1956 as an assistant professor in the College of Education. In 1962, he became a professor in the Department of Counseling, Personnel Services and Educational Psychology. In 1976, he served a consultant with USAID in Indonesia. Farquhar retired in 1985. He passed away February 2002.


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Property Rights: Michigan State University.

William Farquhar Papers
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May 2015
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Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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