The View From the Castle: As the Bicentennial year approaches, let us ask what we can do, each in his own way, to help the Institution fulfuill its obligations

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley sends out a plea to the Associates and readers of the Smithsonian magazine asking for portraits of notable Americans, memorabilia and materials relating to the early Republic and its consequent development. Ripley also asks for volunteers to help delineate all of the objects filtering into the Smithsonian to help prepare them for the Bicentennial of the American Revolution celebration.

Subject

Bicentennial of the American Revolution

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Vol. 4, no. 7 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

  • October 1973
  • 19th century

Topic

  • Anniversaries
  • Art
  • Castle View
  • History
  • Art--History

Place

United States

Physical description

p. 6

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