The View From the Castle: A supermuseum encompassing 3,500 years of Greek civilization would meet today's need for international cultural education

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Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley comments on the mobility of all peoples, regardless of class, and how this phenomenon should affect museums internationally. Ripley supports the idea of supermuseums, using Greek history as an extended example to illustrate how museums can cooperate on international levels.


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Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Smithsonian Vol. 3, no. 12 (Journal)

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


March 1973


  • Education
  • Castle View
  • Museums
  • Museum techniques
  • Museums--Educational aspects

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