S. Dillon Ripley Standing by Duck Pond in Litchfield, Connecticut, by Naltchayan, Harry, April 1969, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001), ornithologist and eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian (1964-1984), standing in front of his duck ponds at his home in Litchfield, Connecticut, in April of 1969..