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Creators:
Ripley, S. Dillon (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
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
Dates:
1965-1971
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of miscellaneous subject and correspondence files documenting the tenure of S. Dillon Ripley (SDR), eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1950, 1964-1984
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of photocopies of S. Dillon Ripley's speeches, and includes three audiotapes; subject personal/confidential files including correspondence, reports and memoranda; draft copies of the Secretary's Statement; journal articles for various publications by Ripley; and Administrative Assistant to the Secretary Mary L...

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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

This accession consists mostly of information copies of reports submitted by Smithsonian Institution 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) documentin...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1971
Size:
297.65 cu. ft. (568 document boxes) (91 3x5 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
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:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Dates:
1979
Size:
1 Film reel (8 minutes, color sound; 238 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13USA
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution, of the Dalai Lama's visit to the Freer Gallery of Art. The Dalai Lama is shown being received outside the Freer by secretary of the Smithsonian, S. Dillon Ripley; director of the Freer Gallery, Thomas Lawton; and director of the National Anthropological Film Center,...

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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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