The Smithsonian: An Interdisciplinary Institution 150 Years After its Conception by James Smithson
An overview of the Smithsonian's history and programs written by S. Dillon Ripley, sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1964-1984.
Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews Vol. 3, No. 2 (Journal)
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu