Secretary Carmichael Retires
Seventh Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael (1898-1973) retires after eleven years of service. A physiological psychologist from Tufts University, Carmichael came to the Smithsonian in January 1953. Carmichael is replaced by the ornithologist, S. Dillon Ripley.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
January 31, 1964