Secretary and Mrs. S. Dillon Ripley: A Celebration: Twenty Years at the Smithsonian

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Summary

"In celebration of Secretary and Mrs. Ripley's twenty years at the Smithsonian, a festive dinner was given by the Board of Regents of the Institution on February 1, 1984, at the National Museum of American History." Work documents the speeches by Carlisle H. Humelsine (chair of Executive Committee of Regents), William W. Warner, Jeannine S. Clark, Charles Blitzer, and Secretary and Mrs. Ripley. Gives many anecdotal reminiscences of the Ripleys. Includes photographs of the occasion.

Subject

  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Warner, William W
  • Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston
  • Blitzer, Charles
  • Humelsine, Carlisle
  • Clark, Jeannine Smith 1928-2018

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Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Contact information

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

Date

February 1, 1984

Topic

Anniversaries

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