Portrait: S. Dillon Ripley

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Summary

Work consists of a brief biography of S. Dillon Ripley. Includes information on youth and education, the start of his career with the Smithsonian, and how the Smithsonian flourished under his regime. Includes list of his writings, professional societies, and honors.

Subject

Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Includes photograph, and source list.

Contained within

Current Biography Vol. 27 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

1966

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Biography
  • Bibliography

Physical description

pp. 332-334

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