SIA Acc. 03-081, Smithsonian Institution, Audio Recording, 1969

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This recording documents the groundbreaking ceremony for the Hirshhorn Musuem and Sculpture Garden on January 8, 1969. Speakers featured on the recording include President Lyndon B. Johnson, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, and Chief Justice Earl Warren. The recording was found by Archives Center staff in the Ella Fitzgerald collection at the National Musuem of American History. This collection is comprised on one 12-inch vinyl disk.


  • Hirshhorn, Joseph H
  • Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973
  • Warren, Earl 1891-1974
  • Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

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




Rites and ceremonies


  • Phonograph records
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 03-081

Physical description

0.58 cu. ft. (0.58 non-standard size boxes)

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