Associates/ Millions join the Smithsonian Family, A Special Suuplement to the Smithsonian Torch, pp. S2-S3

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The article focuses on the Smithsonian Associates, created by Secretary S. Dillon Ripley in September, 1965, under the name of Smithsonian Society of Associates. The article talks about the Associates expansion to a nation group, covering its volunteer programs, classes, and other projects.


  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Smithsonian Associates, The


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The article focuses heavily on the Associates and Smithsonian Nation Associates.

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The Torch (Newspaper)

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February 1984


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