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Appendix D: Office Heads and Office Symbol Designations, 1919–2014

Department Component Overseeing FRUS Production

  • 1921–1929, Division of Publications (DP)
  • 1929–1933, Office of the Historical Advisor (HA)
  • 1933–1946, Division of Research and Publications (RP)
  • 1946–1953, Division of Historical Policy Research (RE), under Office of Public Affairs (PA)
  • 1953–1959, Historical Division (HD), under Bureau of Public Affairs (P)
  • 1959–1976, Historical Office (HO), under Bureau of Public Affairs (P; PA)
  • 1976–present, Office of the Historian (HO), under Bureau of Public Affairs (PA)

Department Official Directly Responsible for FRUS Production

  • 1919–1924, Gaillard Hunt (DP)
  • 1924, Harry Dwight (DP)
  • 1924–1931, Tyler Dennett (DP; HA)
  • 1931–1933, Hunter Miller (HA)
  • 1933–1939, Cyril Wynne (RP)
  • 1939–1946, E. Wilder Spaulding (RP)
  • 1946–1962, George Bernard Noble (RE; HD; HO)
  • 1962–1974, William Franklin (HO)
  • 1975–1976, Fredrick Aandahl (acting) (HO)
  • 1976–1981, David Trask (HO)
  • 1981–2000, William Slany (HO)
  • 2001–2009, Marc Susser (HO)
  • 2009, John Campbell (acting) (HO)
  • 2009–2012, Edward Brynn (acting) (HO)
  • 2012–present, Stephen Randolph (HO)