Quadrangle Records, 1984-1987

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These records were maintained by Jeffrey LaRiche, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, 1988. The records pertain to the opening of the Quadrangle: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the National Museum of African Art, S. Dillon Ripley Center (International Gallery), and Enid A. Haupt Garden. Materials include memoranda; invitations; letters inviting guests to speak; notes/slides/cassette tapes from various lectures that were given; and memoranda discussing the SI Press Book about the Quadrangle (mostly in terms of its underground architecture). Records predating 1988 were maintained by LaRiche as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Public Service.


  • LaRiche, Jeffrey
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Public Service
  • S. Dillon Ripley Center (Smithsonian Institution)
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1984
  • 1984-1987


  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration


Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)


  • Audiotapes
  • Manuscripts
  • Color transparencies

Local number

SIA RS00589

Physical description

2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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