Division of Education and Training Formed

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The Division of Education and Training is established to coordinate fellowship appointments of researchers, students, and scholars who work in their field of interest with Smithsonian professional staff members. In July 1965, Charles Blitzer will be appointed director. In 1968, the Office will be renamed the Office of Academic Programs and later the Office of Fellowships and Grants.


  • Office of Academic Programs
  • Office of Education and Training
  • Office of Fellowships and Grants)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • SIA 1983 calls it the "Division of Education and Training."
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1965. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1965, p. 13.
  • Guide to Smithsonian Archives. Archives and Special Collections of the Smithsonian Institution Number 4. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983, p. 162.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "S. Dillon Ripley Chronology"

Contact information

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


October, 1964


  • New Programs
  • Education
  • Research

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