Research material on Miner K. Kellogg and Kellogg papers

Collection ID:
Butler, Martha Ferguson
Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889
1840-1879 and 1944-1983
Physical Description:
1.3 Linear feet
(on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers of Miner Kellogg collected by Martha Ferguson Butler and Butler's papers documenting her research on Miner Kellogg. Also included are 3 published volumes written by Elizabeth R. Kellogg, niece of Miner Kellogg.
Scope and Contents
Kellogg's papers consist of 3 journals, 1840, ca. 1861, and 1879, including "Journal of Departure from Washington for Europe in 1840, also stay in Lisbon Portugal, arrival in Florence and first work there in and expenses of living such as it was"; writings, consisting of 5 published and 2 unpublished volumes, 1848-1870 and n.d., one includes a page of notes describing his visit to the Hermitage, 1868; exhibition catalogs for Kellogg, 1865, and his collection, 1857 (in French), 1858, and 1885-1886; clippings, 1857; and photographs of travels and of works of art, annotated by Kellogg.
Scope and Contents
Butler's research material (1944-1983) includes correspondence with museums, historical societies, art dealers, Kellogg's niece Elizabeth R. Kellogg and others; notes; clippings and exhibition catalogs; and photographs and slides of Kellogg's works of art. Also included are published writings by Elizabeth R. Kellogg, 1945, 1961 and 1962.

I. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1840-1886. II. Martha Ferguson Butler research material on Kellogg, 1944-1983. III. Elizabeth R. Kellogg writings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Butler: collector of Kellogg's art work, St. Louis, Mo. Kellogg: portrait painter, miniature painter, and orientalist, New York, N.Y. and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4881 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred 1993 from the National Museum of American Art, which received them with Butler's gift of Kellogg's drawings and watercolors in 1990. Butler purchased Kellogg's papers from various sources and planned on writing a book about him.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Related Materials
Additional Miner K. Kellogg papers also located at: Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Collectors -- Missouri -- St. Louis Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miniature painting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe -- description and travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kellogg, Elizabeth Rogers Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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