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To commemorate Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley's retirement, the article lists his accomplishments at the Smithsonian Institution on a year-by-year basis. Ripley was Secretary from 1964 to 1984 and oversaw a period of great expansion in the Institution.


Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001


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