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Article describes a twenty-five dollar per person preview of the Renwick Gallery, scheduled to open a year later in the fall of 1971. The social event was held in what had been the old Court of Claims Building and benefited the Smithsonian Associates Children's Scholarship Fund.


  • Hirshhorn, Joseph H
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Court of Claims Building
  • Smithsonian Associates, The
  • Renwick Gallery


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Includes one photograph of four attendees, including Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hirshhorn.

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The Washington Post (Newspaper)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


October 3, 1970


  • Scholarships
  • Secretaries

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page numbers: C1-C2

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