Smithsonian Stories

Author: Wilton S. Dillon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351490753
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As Wilton S. Dillon shows, the Smithsonian came to be the institution we know today under the twenty-year leadership of "Sun King" S. Dillon Ripley.Ripley aspired to reinvent the Smithsonian as a great universitywith museums.

Auks Rocks And The Odd Dinosaur

Author: Peggy Thomson
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN:
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Reveals the inner workings of the Museum of Natural History through historical anecdotes and descriptions of how exhibits are researched, prepared, and maintained.

The New Smithsonian Book Of Comic Book Stories

Author: Bob Callahan
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Classics such as R. Crumb's I Remember the Sixties, Stan Lee's Spiderman saga, The Final Chapter, and Dan Clowes's Caricature are featured, plus new sequences of work by Chris Ware and Ben Katchor created exclusively for this volume.

Stories From The Living Room

Author: Jon Garate
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465332634
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But the story goes on, and like most conflicts, never does really end. ... During the
1970's when my brother Don was researching this, he corresponded with the
Smithsonian on the matter, and they were not so proud of this part of their past,
and ...

Weird True Stories Bizarre Encounters And Strange Places

Author: UFO Guy
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1105793354
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In connection with this story, it is notable that among the Hopi Indians the tradition
is told that their ancestors once lived in an ... In 1998 a spokesperson for the
Smithsonian wrote me a letter in response to my inquiry stating: "We know of no ...

Saving Stuff

Author: Don Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743264167
Size: 72.97 MB
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Under “normal” conditions your furniture will need SMITHSONIAN STORIES: A
Well-Trained Eye Is Priceless My favorite Smithsonian legend, mostly because I
wish it had happened to me, involves a yard sale purchase. As the story goes, ...

Telling Stories

Author: Virginia McCord Mecklenburg
Publisher:
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Telling Stories Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and
Steven Spielberg Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name,
on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, in Washington, DC, from July
2, ...

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections

Author: Smithsonian Institution
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Smithsonian Institution. The two base courses will be carried around the first story
. Above the base courses the first story will be battered, per plans, and all the
corners will be dressed so as to be perfectly true and even. A splayed water table
 ...

Crafted Lives Stories And Studies Of African American Quilters

Author:
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781604736465
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This meticulously researched, massive festival, devoted to the multitude of folk
traditions practiced in the United States and outside its borders, has been
mounted by the Smithsonian since the mid-1960s. I had attended in the past and
was ...