Ripley: Monarch on the Mall

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Summary

The article provides interesting dates in Ripley's pre- Smithsonian days as well as all major Smithsonian Institution dates of his tenure. The article lists achievements in terms of museums and research projects. Ripley's attitude, as well as the Institution's and his critics', towards change regarding the Institution is given. Ripley discusses plans for preparing the Smithsonian for the Bicentennial celebration of the United States.

Subject

  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Bicentennial of the American Revolution

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

The Washington Post (Newspaper)

Contact information

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

Date

Sunday, March 3, 1974

Topic

  • Tenure
  • Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Successful people

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