Center for Study of Man Established at NMNH

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Summary

The Center for the Study of Man is established under the Museum of Natural History to coordinate and carry out programs involving research, education, and services to facilitate the study of man on a world wide scale. The announcement of the creation of the center was made on June 5, 1968 by Secretary Ripley.

Subject

  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Center for the Study of Man (Smithsonian Institution)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1968. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1969, p. 313.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1968. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1968, p. 300.
  • 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

July 1, 1968

Topic

  • New Programs
  • Natural History
  • Anthropology
  • Natural history
  • Research

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