Pope John Paul II Receives Smithson Medal

ID: 79-11779-33A

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1979

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: November 1979

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley chatting with Pope John Paul II after John Paul received the James Smithson Medal from Chief Justice and Smithsonian Chancellor Warren Burger (c.) on October 7, 1979.

Author

Hofmeister, Richard K

Subject

  • Burger, Warren E. 1907-
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents
  • James Smithson Medal

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, November 1979

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: November 1979

Contact information

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

Date

1979

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Secretariats
  • Awards
  • Celebrities and Dignitaries
  • Secretaries
  • Rewards (Prizes, etc.)
  • Pope John Paul II
  • Medals

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

79-11779-33A

Physical description

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

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