James Smithson Bicentennial Celebration

ID: 82-3265

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 59, Folder: 5

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Summary

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of James Smithson, founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution, a three day celebration was held September 16, 17, 18, 1965. The event included an academic procession. From left to right: Theodore W. Taylor, Assistant to the Secretary, Smithsonian Institution; Chief Justice Earl Warren, Chancellor, Smithsonian Institution; and S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution. An honor guard marches behind the three gentlemen. A portion of the Smithsonian Institution Building is visible in the background.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Taylor, Theodore W
  • Warren, Earl 1891-1974
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • James Smithson Bicentennial Celebration 1965
  • Bicentennial Celebration Commemorating the Birth of James Smithson 1965
  • Chief Justice of the United States

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 59, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

1965

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Anniversaries
  • Secretaries
  • Honor guard
  • Joseph Henry Statue
  • Flags
  • Statues
  • Academic costume
  • Parades
  • Event

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

82-3265

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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