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S. Dillon Ripley

Artist:
Robert Winthrop White, 1921 - 21 Sep 2002
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 1913 - 2001
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1964
Topic:
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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S. Dillon Ripley

Artist:
Giacomo Manzù, 1908 - Jan 1991
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 1913 - 2001
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1974
Topic:
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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S. Dillon Ripley

Artist:
Una Hanbury, 1904 - 9 Feb 1990
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 1913 - 2001
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1977
Topic:
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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S. Dillon Ripley

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Former attribution:
Arnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 1913 - 2001
Medium:
Color photograph
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1965
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal
Interior
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Artwork\Painting
Clothing & Apparel\Academic cap and gown
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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S. Dillon Ripley

Artist:
Albert Ketcham Murray, 29 Dec 1906 - 24 Mar 1992
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 1913 - 2001
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1968
Topic:
Clothing & Apparel\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief
Clothing & Apparel\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
Clothing & Apparel\Jewelry\Watch\Wrist watch
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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S. Dillon Ripley

Artist:
Michael Arthur Worden Evans, 1944 - 1 Dec 2005
Sitter:
S. Dillon Ripley, 1913 - 2001
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1984
Topic:
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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S. Dillon Ripley

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
Topic:
Secretaries
Secretariats
Standard number:
78-2757-13A
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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S. Dillon Ripley Honored with Sculpture

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
Topic:
Secretaries
Sculpture
Walker Hancock (Sculpture)
Secretariats
Busts
Awards and Honors
Art works
Standard number:
SIA2010-0382 and 90-6871-23
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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Secretary Emeritus Ripley and Wife, Mary Livingston Ripley

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
Topic:
Secretaries
Libraries
S. Dillon Ripley Library Endowment
Secretariats
Books
Standard number:
94-4890-10_11 or 94-4890.11
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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S. Dillon Ripley Family

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
Topic:
Grounds
Secretaries
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Secretariats
Standard number:
SIA2007-0068
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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S. Dillon Ripley in New Guinea

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
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
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
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S. Dillon Ripley in Sailor Suit

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
Topic:
Secretaries
Portraits
Clothing and dress
Children
Secretariats
Standard number:
SIA2009-0431
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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S. Dillon Ripley and Salim Ali

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
Topic:
Binoculars
Camera
Collectors and collecting
Field Work
Firearms
Ornithologists
Ornithology
Scientific expeditions
Secretariats
Secretaries
Standard number:
SIA2007-0154 and 2005-7934
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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S. Dillon Ripley on Carousel

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
Topic:
Carousel
Secretaries
Museum visitors
Children
Secretariats
Merry-go-round
Standard number:
77-4394-24A or SIA77-4394-24A
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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
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S. Dillon Ripley & "Uncle Beazley"

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
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
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:
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S. Dillon Ripley Standing in Parlor

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
Topic:
Secretaries
Portraits
Standard number:
78-18450-36A or SIA78-18450-36A
Restrictions:
No restrictions
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:
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S. Dillon Ripley Views Quadrangle

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description:
Color: Color; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Landscape
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Secretaries
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
Grounds
Museum buildings
Gardens, Victorian
Standard number:
96-599 and SIA2007-0157
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley sitting on roof of building across from South Yard. Aerial view of Quadrangle shows Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB) or Castle, Enid A. Haupt Garden, National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (AMSG). The National Mall and National Museum of Natural History can be seen behind the Castle in the distance
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7008
Contact information:
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S. Dillon Ripley on "Smithsonian World," 1984.

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-12-10T18:46:09.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2013-08-19T12:41:20.000Z
Topic:
Museum administration
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
129
Video Title:
S. Dillon Ripley on "Smithsonian World," 1984.
Description:
During Episode 108 ("A Desk in the Jungle") of the "Smithsonian World" television series, host David McCullough talked with S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, at the National Zoological Park. Ripley, a noted ornithologist, described the courting rituals of ducks. "Smithsonian World" was a co-production of the Smithsonian Institution and WETA-TV. This episode was underwritten by the James S. McDonnell Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Executive producer and director, Martin Carr; writer, Michael Winship. This video is part of the records from the Smithsonian's Office of Telecommunications which can be viewed here - http://siarchives.si.edu/collections/siris_arc_278666.
Video Duration:
220 seconds
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S. Dillon Ripley Standing by Duck Pond in Litchfield, Connecticut

Author:
Naltchayan, Harry
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
April 1969
Topic:
Duck pond
Litchfield, Connecticut
Secretaries
Ornithology
Secretariats
Standard number:
SIA2011-1488 and P65681
Restrictions:
Restricted
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
A black and white version of this photograph has negative number 57272. Photograph was taken by Henry Naltchayan of the Washington Post
Summary:
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
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7008, Accession 93-105, Box 15, Folder: Photos of S. D. Ripley
Contact information:
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Henderson Island Dedicated to S. Dillon Ripley

Author:
Fosberg, F. Raymond
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1989
Citation:
Atoll Research Bulletin, 321: 1-2.
Doi:
10.5479/si.00775630.321.1
Data source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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