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Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Challinor, David  Search this
Ripley, Mary Livingston  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Schmitt, Waldo L (Waldo Lasalle) 1887-1977  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978  Search this
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Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10 ;
Black-and-white photographs
February 26, 1974
Also known as 74-1309-4A.
Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
Featured in "The Torch," April 1974.
Secretary S. Dillon Ripley cuts a cake at a ceremony commemorating his decade of service as director of the Smithsonian Institution at party held in the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle. With Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, honorary research associate in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology at National Museum of Natural History, Alexander Wetmore, sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian (1944-1952), Mary Livingston Ripley, and David Challinor, Assistant Secretary for Science.
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: April 1974, Image No. 74-1309-04A
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
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Local number:
SIA RU000371 [74-1309-04A ]
Restrictions & Rights:
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No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives