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Apr 18 Opening of Adams-Clement Collection

Apr 18 Ceremonies Commemorate Opening of Adams-Clement Collection

 

Apr 18 Ceremonies Commemorate Opening of Adams-Clement Collection

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Year: 
1951
Month: 
april
Day: 
18
Date: 
Wed, 1951-04-18

The ceremonies commemorating the opening of the Adams-Clement Collection are held in the west hall of the Arts and Industries Building. Speeches are given by Dr. Remington Kellogg, director of the United States National Museum; Dr. Alexander Wetmore, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; art historian Katharine McCook Knox; and General Ulysses S. Grant, III, president of the American Planning and Civic Association. The collection was donated by Mary Louisa Adams Clement to the Smithsonian Institution in 1950.