Letter from Herbert Friedmann to S. Dillon Ripley, page 1, January 29, 1944, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Page 1 of a letter written by Herbert Friedmann, curator with the Division of Birds, United States National Museum, to S. Dillon Ripley with regard to him doing some collecting while on the island of Ceylon with the Office of Strategic Services, and about activities and personnel changes at the museum..