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Creators:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001 interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Lawrence, Sidney, 1948-
Lerner, Abram, first director and curator
Dates:
1985-2006
Size:
11 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.lawrsidn2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eleven letters from Abram Lerner, Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), Smithsonian Institution, to Sidney S. Lawrence. Letters are personal in nature and were written after Lerner's appointment with the Smithsonian Institution. Individuals mentioned are Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley, and artists Larry...

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Creators:
Ripley, Dwight
Dates:
[ca. 1945]-1961
Size:
1 Page (Poem: 1 p.)
1 Drawing (Sketch, crayon, watercolor and pen and ink, col., image and text 18 x 27 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.ripldwig
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An abstract self-portrait by Miró, drawn in colored chalk on Hotel Gladstone [New York] stationery, with a note to Ripley signed and dated by Miró November 21, 1961. The drawing was framed by Ripley, and on the reverse he enclosed a sonnet (in Catalan), "En regardent 'Le Lever du Soleil' de Joan Miró," which Ripley composed in honor of Miro's first...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Consultant to the Secretary (Frank A. Taylor)
Dates:
1969-1980
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 605
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document Frank A. Taylor's work as both Consultant to Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, and as Research Associate for the Office of Museum Programs. Included are correspondence, memoranda, reports, handwritten notes, budgets, and newspaper clippings regarding four major projects: the Mid-American Center, Arkansas; the Smithsonian ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Membership and Development
Dates:
1964-1980
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (2 half document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist mostly of information copies of reports submitted by Smithsonian bureaus (including the National Museum of American History, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum [ANM], Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies [CBCES], National Museum of American Art [NMAA], and National Museum of Natural History) documenting activities, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1971
Size:
116.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 99
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records reflect the growing scope and complexity of the Smithsonian during Ripley's tenure. They document the Smithsonian's changing administrative structure; growing relationships with universities, foundations, and other external groups; efforts to attract more government support for the Smithsonian; pursuit of new initiatives and...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
circa 1963-1988
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 586
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the activities of OTC under Director Nazaret Cherkezian. A small amount of records were created by Paul B. Johnson. There are also a few records created by OTC's predecessor offices. The records include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, contracts, budgets, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, ...

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Creators:
Rosenberg, Dorothy
Dates:
1963-1984
Size:
9 cu. ft. (18 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7447
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Dorothy Rosenberg Papers include materials collected by Rosenberg both as a consultant researching the history of the Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents, 1826-1984, from 1980 to 1984; and also naturally during her tenure as Executive Assistant to Secretary S. Dillon Ripley from 1973 to 1980. The first portion of the papers consi...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (30 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files for various renovation and construction projects within Smithsonian Institution buildings. Box 20 contains microfilms and microfiches of documents, and of 1165 blueprints and architectural drawings. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian I...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Executive Assistant to the Secretary
Dates:
1971-1979
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 620
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document especially sensitive matters and were kept apart from regular office records on that account.

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