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The Executive Committee of the Smithsonian Institution approves (in principle) the establishment of an on-site learning center for the children of Smithsonian staff. Joyce R. Manes, Learning Center Coordinator, takes responsibility for developing and implementing the program. The center is later called the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC).


  • Manes, Joyce R
  • Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 12/1974, p. 2

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


December 10, 1974


  • New Programs
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  • Personnel management
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  • Children
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

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