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Summary

Press release announcing Ripley's retirement as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Article does not list specific accomplishments but gives a general attitude of how Ripley's term of office is viewed. Speaks of Ripley as a master builder and empire builder in a favorable light. Speaks of Ripley's success with Capitol Hill and the Presidents.

Subject

Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001

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

September 17, 1984

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Successful people
  • Retirement

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