The View From the Castle: While we are trying to save our physical environment we must recognize that our cultural heritage is equally imperiled

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Ripley takes up the crusade for the preservation of the cultural environment. There is a danger that historically significant objects are decaying and steps are needed to help preserve these objects. Ripley points to an international responsibility to help maintain these objects.


  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • International Council of Museums
  • World Heritage Fund


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Smithsonian Vol. vol. 4, no. 10 (Journal)

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


January 1974


  • International agencies
  • Preservation
  • Castle View
  • Museums

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