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S. Dillon Ripley

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Artist:
Giacomo Manzù, 1908 - Jan 1991
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 20 Sep 1913 - 12 Mar 2001
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
27.9 cm (11")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1974
Topic:
S. Dillon Ripley: Male
S. Dillon Ripley: Literature\Writer\Scientific
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.2011.151
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

S. Dillon Ripley

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Artist:
Una Hanbury, 1904 - 9 Feb 1990
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 20 Sep 1913 - 12 Mar 2001
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
47.6 cm (18 3/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1977
Topic:
S. Dillon Ripley: Male
S. Dillon Ripley: Literature\Writer\Scientific
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.2011.150
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

S. Dillon Ripley

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Artist:
Robert Winthrop White, 19 Sep 1921 - 21 Sep 2002
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 20 Sep 1913 - 12 Mar 2001
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
50.8cm x 39.4cm (20" x 15 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1964
Topic:
S. Dillon Ripley: Male
S. Dillon Ripley: Literature\Writer\Scientific
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of S. Dillon Ripley
Object number:
S/NPG.64.1
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

S. Dillon Ripley

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Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Former attribution:
Arnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 20 Sep 1913 - 12 Mar 2001
Medium:
Color photograph
Dimensions:
25.3cm x 20.2cm (9 15/16" x 7 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1965
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal
Interior
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Artwork\Painting
Costume\Academic cap and gown
S. Dillon Ripley: Male
S. Dillon Ripley: Literature\Writer\Scientific
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian Institution Castle
Object number:
NPG.78.184
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

S. Dillon Ripley

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Artist:
Albert Ketcham Murray, 29 Dec 1906 - 24 Mar 1992
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 20 Sep 1913 - 12 Mar 2001
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.5 x 76.2 cm (36 x 30")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1968
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Wrist watch
S. Dillon Ripley: Male
S. Dillon Ripley: Literature\Writer\Scientific
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.2011.149
Rights:
© Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

S. Dillon Ripley

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Artist:
Michael Arthur Worden Evans, 1944 - 1 Dec 2005
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 20 Sep 1913 - 12 Mar 2001
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 55.6cm x 44.9cm (21 7/8" x 17 11/16")
Sheet: 60.5cm x 50.7cm (23 13/16" x 19 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1984
Topic:
S. Dillon Ripley: Male
S. Dillon Ripley: Literature\Writer\Scientific
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist\Ornithologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Secretary
S. Dillon Ripley: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist
S. Dillon Ripley: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Portrait Project, Inc.
Object number:
S/NPG.92.269
Rights:
© Michael Evans
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery

S. Dillon Ripley

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Author:
Hofmeister, Richard K
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1978
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Featured in the "Torch," June 1983. Also found in the "Torch" supplement, September 1987.
Summary:
Eighth Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984).
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: June 1983
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries
Secretariats
Standard number:
78-2757-13A
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Secretary Emeritus Ripley and Wife, Mary Livingston Ripley

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Author:
Tinsley, Jeff
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston
Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1994
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Featured in Torch, August 1994
Summary:
Secretary Emeritus S. Dillon Ripley and his wife, Mary Livingston Ripley, review the first book purchases made with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Library Endowment. The Smithsonian Institution Libraries' S. Dillon Ripley Library Endowment, established in September 1993, has raised more than $250,000 through contributions from friends and colleagues of Secretary Emeritus Ripley. The endowment provides SIL with funds for the acquisition of library materials to support the research and program efforts of curators and staff throughout the institution.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: August 1994
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries
Libraries
S. Dillon Ripley Library Endowment
Secretariats
Books
Standard number:
94-4890-10_11 or 94-4890.11
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

S. Dillon Ripley Honored with Sculpture

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Author:
Vargas, Rick
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
S. Dillon Ripley International Center
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 7.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Event
Date:
May 11, 1990
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Featured in Torch, July 1990
Summary:
Secretary Emeritus S. Dillon Ripley stands next to the newly unveiled Walker Hancock sculpture that honors Ripley for his 20-year tenure as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and for initiating the 'Quadrangle Project,' which included the S. Dillon Ripley International Center, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, National Museum of African Art and Enid A. Haupt Garden. The bust was unveiled on May 11, 1990.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: July 1990
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries
Sculpture
Walker Hancock (Sculpture)
Secretariats
Busts
Awards and Honors
Art works
Standard number:
SIA2010-0382 and 90-6871-23
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

S. Dillon Ripley Family

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Author:
Budney, Thomas
Subject:
Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Ripley, Rosemary L
Addison, Sylvia McNeill Ripley
Miller, Julie Dillon Ripley
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4w x 6h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
c. 1983
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
On the Mall outside of the Smithsonian Institution Building, the family of Eighth Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley are arranged in a pose similar to one of the first Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry and his family (see Neg. # 2002-12181). From left to right: Sylvia M. Ripley, Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, Mary Livingston Ripley, Julie D. Ripley, and Rosemary L. Ripley.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 07-078, Box 1, Folder 3
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Grounds
Secretaries
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Secretariats
Standard number:
SIA2007-0068
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Residence of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley

view Residence of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley digital asset number 1
Creator:
Unknown
Subject:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1965
Between 1965 and 1971
Notes:
Digital contact sheet available.
Summary:
Exterior view of residence of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley.
Cite as:
SIA Acc. 11-008 - Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collection, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-84]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Oncostele Wildcat 'Rainbow'

view Oncostele Wildcat 'Rainbow' digital asset: Photographed by: Eugene Cross
Flower Color:
Brown, Yellow; brown bars, white lip, red center, w/ red and yellow
Parentage:
Oncostele Rustic Bridge x Oncidium Crowborough (1965)
Provenance:
From a cultivated plant not of known wild origin
Topic:
Orchids
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Oncostele
Accession Number:
2012-0005A
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
On Display:
S. Dillon Ripley Center
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens

S. Dillon Ripley in New Guinea

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 3h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1938
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001) in Sorong, New Guinea on the Denison-Crockett South Pacific Expedition in 1938, probably May. Ornithologist Ripley joined the expedition to collect birds. The group is pictured in front of a house. Seated, left to right: Charis Denison Crockett; Constance Baillie Rose Ripley (S. Dillon's mother who was visiting); "Didie" Smith Lowndes (Mrs. Lloyd Lowndes); Lodora van der Goot (Mrs. S. van der Goot), and her three sons. Standing at rear, left to right: S. Dillon Ripley; Harry Kern; and Shirk van der Goot.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7008 Accession 93-105 Box 28
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Children
Crockett, Charis Denison
Denison-Crockett South Pacific Expedition
Explorations and Expeditions
Explorers
Explorers, Women
Field trips
Kern, Harry
Lowndes, Didie Smith (Mrs. Lloyd Lowndes)
Ornithology
Ripley, Constance Baillie Rose
Scientific expeditions
Secretaries
Sorong, New Guinea
van der Goot, Lodora (Mrs. Shirk van der Goot)
van der Goot, Shirk
Standard number:
84-8121
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

S. Dillon Ripley in Sailor Suit

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Author:
Bachrach, Louis Fabian
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Physical description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 11w x 14h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1918
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
This is a proof from the studio of Louis Fabian Bachrach. Original Neg #85103-C-Ripley
Summary:
S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001) formal portrait as a child wearing a sailor suit, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ripley served as the eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1964 to 1984.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7008 Accession 93-105 Box 28; RU 7008 Box 2 Folder Ripley in Sailor Suit
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries
Portraits
Clothing and dress
Children
Secretariats
Standard number:
SIA2009-0431
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

S. Dillon Ripley and Salim Ali

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Ali, Sálim 1896-1987
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
India
Date:
1976
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian (1964-1984) S. Dillon Ripley (1913-2001) and Salim Ali (1896-1987) standing on a high hill. Ripley is holding a gun in his right hand and both men have binoculars around their necks. Ali is holding a camera in his right hand. Ripley went to India to do research with Ali for their book "Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan."
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 613, Box 417, Folder: Photographs Ripleys in India
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Binoculars
Cameras
Collectors and collecting
Field Work
Firearms
Ornithologists
Ornithology
Scientific expeditions
Secretariats
Secretaries
Standard number:
SIA2007-0154 and 2005-7934
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

S. Dillon Ripley on Carousel

view S. Dillon Ripley on Carousel digital asset number 1
Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Arts and Industries Building
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1977
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
S. Dillon Ripley, eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and unidentified children riding on the carousel in front of the Arts and Industries Building.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-003
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Carousel
Secretaries
Museum visitors
Children
Secretariats
Merry-go-round
Standard number:
77-4394-24A or SIA77-4394-24A
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

S. Dillon Ripley & "Uncle Beazley"

view S. Dillon Ripley & "Uncle Beazley" digital asset number 1
Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Object; Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Object
Event
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
September 15, 1967
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
More information about the opening of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum can be found in the Annual Report for 1968. A copy can also be found in Accession 97-003, Box 1.
Summary:
Secretary S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984) and unidentified children with "Uncle Beazley," the dinosaur (Triceratops) used in the film "The Enormous Egg," at the opening of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum on September 15, 1967. Uncle Beazley was placed in the parking lot adjoining the Carver Theater, the site of the first Anacostia Museum. The museum, located at 1901 Fort Place, S.E., Washington, D.C, is now known as the Anacostia Community Museum. Uncle Beazley was later moved to the Mall in front of the National Museum of Natural History and then to the National Zoological Park.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9538, Box 1: John Kinard Oral History Interview
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries
African Americans
Children
Dinosaurs
Exhibitions
Museum visitors
New Museums
Openings
Secretariats
Uncle Beazley
Museums
Theaters
Standard number:
91-521 or 68-2589
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

S. Dillon Ripley Standing in Parlor

view S. Dillon Ripley Standing in Parlor digital asset number 1
Author:
Phillips, Charles
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1978
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Accession includes different views of Ripley from the same photo session.
Summary:
S. Dillon Ripley, eighth Smithsonian Secretary (1964-1984), standing in the Secretary's Parlor in the Smithsonian Institution Building in front of the portrait of Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian (1846-1878).
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-003
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries
Portraits
Standard number:
78-18450-36A or SIA78-18450-36A
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Secretary S. Dillon Ripley Presents Certificate of Award

view Secretary S. Dillon Ripley Presents Certificate of Award digital asset number 1
Creator:
Unknown
Subject:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1966
June 6, 1966
Notes:
See also number 60278
Digital contact sheet available.
Summary:
Secretary S. Dillon Ripley presents Robert Lee Harrison with Certificate of Award in the Regents' Room of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle.
Cite as:
SIA Acc. 11-008 - Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collection, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-895]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Group Portrait with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley and Nathan Reingold

view Group Portrait with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley and Nathan Reingold digital asset number 1
Creator:
Unknown
Subject:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1967
Notes:
See also number 62691
Digital contact sheet available.
Summary:
Group portrait of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, Nathan Reingold (editor of the Joseph Henry Papers), and two unidentified men.
Cite as:
SIA Acc. 11-008 - Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collection, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1091]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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