Records,
1937-1968 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 88
Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1937-1968 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit consists primarily of records created by Kellogg during his tenure as Director of the United States National Museum, 1948-1962. Also included are files kept by Kellogg in his capacity as Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1958-1962, and Research Associate in Vertebrate Zoology, 1962-1968. Records prior to 1948 were created by Kellogg as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, USNM. The records are both official and professional in nature and concern Kellogg's research and personal affairs, as well as USNM and Smithsonian business. They include correspondence, 1937-1968, between Kellogg and USNM and Smithsonian staff, professional colleagues and personal acquaintances; and a subject file, 1940-1968.
For other records and papers of A. Remington Kellogg see Record Units 89, 155, 208, 7165 and 7170.

Historical Note
Historical Note
A. Remington Kellogg (1892-1969) was Director of the United States National Museum (USNM), 1948-1962, and from 1958 to 1962 he also served as Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Kellogg had served as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, USNM from 1928 to 1948. Upon his retirement in 1962, Kellogg was appointed Research Associate in Vertebrate Paleontology where he continued his studies in evolutionary marine mammalogy until his death.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 88, United States National Museum. Office of the Director, Records

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kellogg, Remington, 1892-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Vertebrate Paleontology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine mammalogy Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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