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The Torch editor reprinted an article written by an early Smithsonian magazine staff member, Edwards Park. Park recalls his early days with the magazine and his personal meetings with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley.


  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Smithsonian Magazine


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Article introduced with a note from Kathryn Lindeman, editor.

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The Torch (Newspaper)

Contact information

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


February 1984


  • Secretaries
  • Retirement

Physical description

A Special Supplement of the Smithsonian Torch, pp. S3

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