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The History Institute was organized by the University of Maine’s Department of History and financed by a grant from the U.S. Office of Education under provisions of Title XI of the National Defense Education Act as amended in 1964. The Institute was held at the University of Maine during the summer months of 1966, 1968, and 1969. A mix of faculty taught at the summer institute including from the University of Maine's Department of History. The Institute was for secondary school history teachers who received credit for attendance. Objectives of the Institute included providing the teachers with a conceptual framework and profile of new ideas in the craft. The Institute also provided an opportunity for the teachers to be exposed to the latest in teaching materials which they could then introduce to their classes. Attendees came from across the nation, but predominately from Maine.
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1960-1969, bulk 1965-1969
UA RG 0007.007
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Institute in History (University of Maine) Records, 1960-1969" (2017). Finding Aids. Number 352.