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Record Unit 88,  United States National Museum, Office of the Director,  Records, 1937-1968 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum, Office of the Director
Title: Records
Dates: 1937-1968 and undated
Quantity: 1.4 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 88
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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 Paleontology, 1962-1968. Records prior to 1948 were created by Kellogg as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, USNM. These records concern both Kellogg's own 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, as well as 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

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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 88, United States National Museum, Office of the Director, Records

Container List

Series 1

GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1937-1968 AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.

This series consists primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence maintained by A. Remington Kellogg during his service as Director of the United States National Museum (USNM), 1948-1962; Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1958-1962; and Research Associate in Vertebrate Paleontology, 1962-1968. A small amount of the correspondence was created by Kellogg during his career as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, USNM, 1928-1948. The correspondence is both official and professional in nature and documents Kellogg's own research, as well as USNM and Smithsonian administration. Correspondents include USNM and Smithsonian staff and administrators; mammalogists; paleontologists; personal acquaintances; and the general public. Included is correspondence concerning USNM and Smithsonian administration; expeditions and fieldwork; Kellogg's studies in evolutionary marine mammalogy; and his work with the International Whaling Commission.

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Abegglen - Alvarez. Correspondents include Evrett Cyril Albritton, 1947-1952

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Amberson - Ayer. Correspondents include Frank G. Ashbrook, 1949-1950, 1958-1966; Wallace L. Ashby, 1953, 1956, 1960, 1963-1966

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Badger - Best. Correspondents include Rollin Harold Baker, 1948-1949, 1953-1956; Lawrence G. Barnes, 1968; James Robert Beer, 1962

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Bickley - Burton

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Cabrera - Carrara. Correspondents include Victor H. Cahalane, 1948, 1951, 1956, 1958, 1968; Leonard Carmichael, 1952-1967

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Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong, Jr., 1953-1961

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Carroll - Clark, Austin H. Correspondents include the Central Intelligence Agency, 1950; James Paul Chapin, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, 1961

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Clark, Eugenie S., Jr., 1947-1962. Concerns cetological research. Includes photographs and drawings

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Clark, Herbert C. - Cleveland

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Coatney - Cox. Correspondents include E. Lendell Cockrum, 1948, 1951-1953, 1963; Roger Conant, 1961, 1968; L. R. Consibee, 1952-1953, 1955; G. Arthur Cooper, 1960-1962; Frank W. Cousins, 1963-1964

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Crabtree - Cushman

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Dalquest - Dayton. Correspondents include William B. Davis, 1941, 1951-1956

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Deacon - Dorst. Correspondents include Gerge E. R. Deacon, 1937-1938, 1962; Hilary John Deagon, 1947-1951; Alban T. A. Dobson, 1947-1950, 1955-1961; Jean Dorst, 1949-1954, 1960, 1963

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Doty - Dutro. Correspondents include J. Kenneth Doutt, 1952-1959; David H. Dunkle, 1952, 1960-1961

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Eaton - Eyerdam. Correspondents include Douglas Emlong, 1963-1964; Robert Kendell Enders, 1951-1952, 1956-1958

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Fairs - Frank

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Fraser, Francis Charles, 1937-1939, 1945-1968

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Frey - Fujita. Correspondents include Herbert Friedmann, 1950, 1960, 1964

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Gabrielson - Gitlen. Correspondents include Sidney Roland Galler, 1956-1960; Charles Lewis Gazin, 1953, 1959-1960, concerning paleontological field work in Wyoming, 1953, 1959

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Glass - Gordon. Correspondents include Bryan P. Glass, 1955-1956, 1959; George G. Goodwin, 1949-1952, 1964; Robert E. Gordon, 1958-1961

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Gorgas Memorial Institute - Gyldenstolpe. Correspondents include Clifford C. Gregg, 1953-1958; Gordon Gunter, 1950, 1955, 1961-1963

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Haag - Hagedorn

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Hall, Eugene Raymond, 1947-1968 (2 folders)

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Hall - Haq. Correspondents include J. E. Hamilton, 1946-1949; William John Hamilton, Jr., 1948-1956, 1962; Charles O. Handley, Jr., 1950-1952, 1956, 1961

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Harbison - Hayward. Correspondents include Francis Harper, 1948-1953, 1957, 1960; Robert Torrens Hatt, 1948-1951, 1956, 1960

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Head - Hershey. Correspondents include Edward P. Henderson, 1959-1960

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Hershkovitz, Philip, 1947-1958, 1963

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Hesse - Hitchcock. Correspondents include W. C. Osman Hill, 1949, 1954

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Hoag - Hubbell. Correspondents include Donald F. Hoffmeister, 1950-1957; James A. Hopson, 1964-1965; Vic H. Housholder, 1951, 1955, 1958-1961, 1964-1965

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Hubbs, Carl Leavitt, 1946-1950

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Huber - Huttrer

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Ibarra, Jorge A., 1956-1962

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Ibisch - Iselin. Correspondents include Lloyd G. Ingles, 1948-1949, 1952, 1955; Laurence Irving, 1950-1951, 1954-1955, 1958

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Jackson - Jasse

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Jellison - Just

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Kaiser - Kessenich. Correspondents include Hans E. Kaiser, 1961-1966; Keith R. Kelson, 1951-1954

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Killip - Kuntz. Correspondents include Ellsworth Paine Killip, 1950-1952; Judith E. King, 1949, 1959, 1964

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Ladd - Lewis

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Licht - Lynch. Correspondents include Harry R. Lillie, 1948-1950, 1965-1966; George Hines Lowrey, Jr., 1950-1951

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Macbeth - Macy. Correspondents include John Laurence McHugh, 1962, 1965-1966, 1968; N. A. Mackintosh, 1937, 1948-1952, 1960-1962; Rogers McVaugh, 1955, 1959

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Mady - Mayer. Correspondents include Tsutomu Maruyarna, 1948-1950, 1954

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Mead - Meyer

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Michaels - Mizelle

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Moe, Henry Allen, 1948-1956, 1962

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Mohr - Moody. Correspondents include Erna Mohr, 1948-1949, 1952, 1958

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Moojen, Joao, 1943, 1946-1953 and undated

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Moore - Moynihan. Correspondents include Joseph C. Moore, 1949-1951, 1956-1957, 1961, 1963; Abelardo Moreno, 1951-1955; T. C. S. Morrison-Scott, 1948-1951

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Munro - Myrick. Correspondents include Olaus Johan Murie, 1948, 1952; George Sprague Myers, 1950-1952, 1957, 1963

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Nag - Nutt. Correspondents include Morris Graham Netting, 1955, 1958, 1967; Masaharu Nisiwaki, 1957-1958; Kenneth Stafford Norris, 1955-1958

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O'Brien - Olsson. Correspondents include Yaichiro Okada, 1952-1953, 1960

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Omura, Hideo, 1956, 1960-1965

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Oncley - Owen. Correspondents include J. A. Orlov, 1947, 1955, 1959; Phil C. Orr, 1954-1958, 1962

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Packard - Paulsrude. Correspondents include Ralph Simon Palmer, 1950-1953

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Pavlovsky, Academician Eugenii Nikanorovich, 1955-1959, 1961, 1964

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Payne - Petter. Correspondents include Melvin M. Payne, 1955-1967

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Pfrimmer, Lillian R., 1951

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Phelps - Price, George D. Correspondents include Gordon C. Pike, 1950-1952, 1960; Richard H. Pough, 1949-1952

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Price, Llewellyn Ivor, 1942-1945, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1960

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Priddy - Quinet

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Rabaut - Rayner. Correspondents include Jessie J. Rankin, 1953-1954

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Reed - Rensberger. Correspondents include Erik K. Reed, 1950-1951, 1955; Roy H. Reinhart, 1952, 1961, 1965-1968; John M. Rensberger, 1962-1965

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Rice - Ringle. Correspondents include Dale W. Rice, 1948-1949, 1961-1966; Horace Gardiner Richards, 1951, 1954, 1959, 1963-1965

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Ripley, S. Dillon, 1948-1950, 1954-1955. Includes correspondence regarding Ripley's participation in an expedition to Nepal, 1948-1949

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Richie Romell. Correspondents include H. Radclyffe Roberts, 1955-1959

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Romer, Alfred S., 1944, 1949-1950, 1954, 1957-1959, 1967

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Romulo - Rychman. Correspondents include Karlheinz Rothausen, 1961-1966; Johann T Rudd, 1952-1960

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Sadler - Savage. Correspondents include Colin Campbell Sanborn, 1951-1959

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Scattergood - Scully. Correspondents include Victor Blanchard Scheffer, 1949-1952, 1956-1967; Hubert Gregory Schenck, 1948-1952; William E. Schevill, 1950-1957, 1964, 1967

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Sealander - Sham. Correspondents include Henry W. Setzer concerning his field work in Alaska, 1951

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Shamel, H. Harold, 1940-1943, 1947-1955

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Shapira - Small. Correspondents include E. J. Slijper, 1952-1953, 1960, 1964-1965

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Smith, Albert C., 1958-1962, and undated

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Smith, D. Lyon - Sowerby. Correspondents include Arthur deC. Sowerby, 1948-1953

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Sperry - Stone. Correspondents include Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 1949-1956

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Storer, Tracy I., 1949-1955, 1962

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Stovall - Switzer

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Taber - Taylor, T. W. J.

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Taylor, Walter P., 1948-1958

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Teachenor - Thyer

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Tiburtius - Tyler. Correspondents include Dona Heloisa Alberto Torres, 1943-1948

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Ulmer - Usinger. Correspondents include Frederick A. Ulmer, Jr., 1951, 1960, 1963

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Valdes - Vosburgh. Correspondents include P. J. H. van Bree, 1965, 1968; A. B. van Deinse, 1948-1953; Richard G. van Gelder, 1951-1955

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Wade - Watson. Correspondents include R. R. Waesche, 1959-1960

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Weaver - Whitney. Correspondents include Robert E. Weems, 1963-1966; George W. Wharton, Jr., 1948, 1958-1959; Frank C. Whitmore, Jr., 1952, 1958-1965

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Wiggins - Wittenberger. Correspondents include Ira Loren Wiggins, 1951-1958

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Wohlthat - Wylde. Correspondents include Albert Hazen Wright, 1951-1959; Stillman Wright, 1956-1958, 1963

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Yenzen - Zatt

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Zetek, James, 1948-1951, 1955

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Ziegler - Zuckerman

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Series 2

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1968 AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.

This series consists of files kept by A. Remington Kellogg in his capacity as an administrative officer of the United States National Museum (USNM) and the Smithsonian Institution, as well as records concerning his professional affairs. Included are files concerning USNM administration, collections, exhibits, and research; professional and social organizations; speeches and addresses; scientific manuscripts; and research interests. Of special interest are files documenting Kellogg's candidacy for the Distinguished Civilian Service Award, 1959-1960; records concerning his activities as a member of the National Academy of Sciences' Daniel Girand Elliot Medal Committee; and photographs of the mounting of the Fenykovi elephant.

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American Philosophical Society, 1955-1958

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Antarctic, 1961

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Antiquities Act, 1962

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Bequests, undated

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Cosmos Club: Admissions Committee, 1946-1966

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Expeditions, 1957, 1960. Includes correspondence with John F. Stanwell-Fletcher concerning the Ampak Expedition, 1957

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Explorers Club, 1948

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Fenykovi elephant: mounting photographs, undated.

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Joint Research and Development Board, 1946-1947

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Kellogg, A. Remington: addresses given by, 1955-1962 and undated

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Kellogg, A. Remington: distinguished Civilian Service Award, 1959-1960

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Kellogg, A. Remington: personnel actions, performance ratings, and position descriptions, 1942-1962 and undated

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Kellogg, A. Remington: miscellaneous publications

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Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1957

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National Academy of Sciences, 1951-1961, 1966 and undated

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National Academy of Sciences: Daniel Girand Elliot Medal, 1964-1968

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National Geographic Society: whale manuscript, 1940

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National Geographic Society: whale manuscript, 1940

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National Museum of History and Technology: construction photographs, undated

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National Science Fair, 1952

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National Science Foundation, 1954-1956

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National Zoological Park: photographs of Liberian pigmy hippopotamus presentation, undated.

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Publications, 1955-1957 and undated

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Salem East India Marine Society: 150th anniversary, 1949

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Sealing, 1955-1956

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Security, 1951, 1955

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Security Investigation Data, 1947

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United States Civil Service Commission, 1949, 1952, 1956, 1958, 1961

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United States Fish and Wildlife Service, 1950, 1955

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United States National Museum (USNM), 1949-1962 and undated

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USNM: collections, 1948-1952, 1957-1962, and undated

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USNM: exhibits, 1948, 1955-1962, and undated

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USNM: research, 1955-1962, and undated

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Wilderness Preservation, 1957

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Zoological Society of London, 1946

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