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Includes a brief history of the Smithsonian Institution, a description of Smithsonian museums and their exhibitions, and a discussion of the new museum complex and garden.


  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Braniff Destination (Journal)

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


May 1987


  • Architecture
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • New Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Buildings


Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)

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