The Smithsonian Mace and its Symbolism

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Summary

An account of the ceremonial mace created in 1965 by Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley for the 150th anniversary of James Smithson's birth.

Subject

  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Smithson, James 1765-1829

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1984

Topic

  • Anniversaries
  • Ceremonial objects
  • Ceremonial maces

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