Ripley Drives Beatles' Rolls-Royce

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Summary

Ripley drives the Beatles' Rolls-Royce from the Castle to the underground parking garage at the National Museum of History and Technology. The Rolls was donated to the Cooper-Hewitt in December 1977 by John Lennon.

Subject

  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • National Museum of Design

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 8/1978, p. 5

Contact information

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

Date

July 20, 1978

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Gifts

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