The View From the Castle: Foundations play an important role, but as partners with government, they could play it much more effectively than at present

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley discusses the importance of philanthropy and voluntarism in a time when income tax has taken over many original volunteer initiatives and placed them under government support. Ripley stresses how the act of philanthropy and voluntarism increases the qualities of one's person.

Subject

United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 3, no. 10 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

January 1973

Topic

  • Castle View
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • Philanthropists
  • Volunteers

Physical description

p. 4

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