Ripley's 10th Anniversary

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There is a ceremony in the Smithsonian Institution Building commemorating the 10th anniversary of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley's appointment as Secretary. Under Secretary Robert A. Brooks presents the Secretary with a composite sketch (drawn by James A. Mahoney, Chief of Office of Exhibits Central) of the additions to "Civitatis Smithsoniannae" (the Smithsonian community) since he became Secretary.


  • Brooks, Robert A
  • Mahoney, James A
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 4/1974, p. 1

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February, 1974


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