Natural History Building West Wing Opens

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Summary

The west wing of the Museum of Natural History is opened. The east and west wings of the Natural History Building house laboratories, research collections, and offices for the scientific staff.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1966. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1966, p. 117.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "S. Dillon Ripley Chronology."

Contact information

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

Date

1965

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Natural History Building
  • West Wing
  • Natural History Building--West Wing
  • Buildings
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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