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United States. Office of Education



  • Existence: 1939 - 1980

Biographical / Historical

Created March 1, 1867 as Dept. of Education. Re-established July 20, 1868 as Office of Education in the Dept. of the Interior. Designated as Bureau of Education under which title all the publications were issued until Oct. 1929, when the use in the future of the title Office of Education was announced. U. S. Office of Education was transferred from Dept. of the Interior to Federal Security Agency, effective July 1, 1939. By organization Plan 1 of 1953 the Federal Security Agency became the Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare. A new Dept. of Education was established in 1980, and the functions of the Office of Education were transferred to this dept.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dr. Leroy Frederick Anderson papers

Identifier: AMN 1145
Abstract Leroy Frederick Anderson (1916-1989), was an educator, behavioral scientist and medical administrator. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Anderson was a graduate of Avery Institute, (Class of 1935), Fisk University and the University of Kentucky where he acquired a Doctor of Education degree. During his illustrious career, Anderson was supervising principal at W. Gresham Meggett School (James Island, South Carolina); executive director of Franklin C. Fetter Family Health Center,...
Dates: 1942-1990, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1975