Administrative Records, 1964-1975

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This accession consists of files on dinners and social events during the tenure of Secretary Sidney Dillon Ripley. Materials also include personal and professional correspondence with friends and colleagues. Some correspondents include Robert S. McNamara, Olga Hirshhorn, and Charles A. Lindbergh.


  • Hirshhorn, Olga
  • McNamara, Robert S. 1916-2009
  • Lindbergh, Charles A (Charles Augustus) 1902-1974
  • Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
  • Smithsonian Institution Administration


  • Folder List in accession file.
  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • 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


  • 1964
  • 1964-1975


  • Museums
  • Special events
  • Museums--Administration


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. T90109

Physical description

1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)

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