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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Summary

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.

Author

Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001

Subject

National Museum of Anthropology (Mexico City)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 3, no. 12 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

March 1973

Topic

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

Physical description

pp. 6

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