Records,
1925-1963 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 89
Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1925-1963 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 cu. ft. (16 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit consists primarily of files created by Kellogg during his tenure as Director of the United States National Museum, 1948-1962. It includes smaller amounts of records kept by Kellogg as Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1958-1962, and as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, USNM, 1928-1948. The record unit also contains files created by other Smithsonian and USNM officials, including Alexander Wetmore, Kellogg's predecessor as Chief Administrative Officer of the Museum, 1925-1948; Frank A. Taylor, Assistant Director of the USNM; and Albert C. Smith, Director of the National Museum of Natural History. The records deal with Smithsonian and USNM administration and include budget files, 1949-1959, documenting fiscal development of the Smithsonian and its various bureaus, especially the USNM; reports on staff research submitted to the Smithsonian's Research Subcommittee, 1948-1962; a file concerning Smithsonian research funds and bequests made to the Institution, 1926-1957; and administrative files, 1925-1963, which document planning and development of the National Museum of History and Technology and occupancy planning for the east and west wings of the Natural History Building.
For other records relating to Kellogg's service as Director of the United States National Museum see record units 88 and 155.

Historical Note
Historical Note
A. Remington Kellogg (1892-1969) was Director of the United States National Museum (USNM), 1948-1962. He also served as Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1958-1962. Prior to his appointment as Director, Kellogg had served as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, USNM, beginning in 1928.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 89, United States National Museum. Office of the Director, Records

Keywords
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Kellogg, Remington, 1892-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Albert C. (Albert Charles), 1906-1999 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Research Subcommittee Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Assistant Director Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Office of the Director Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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