Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 88
United States National Museum. Office of the Director
Records, 1937-1968 and undated
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.
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Kellogg, Remington, 1892-1969
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
- Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 88, United States National Museum. Office of the Director, Records