Administrative Records, 1925-1963

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Consists of records documenting Smithsonian and United States National Museum (USNM) administration. Most of the records were created by Remington Kellogg, Director, 1948-1962. A few records were created while Kellogg served as Assistant Curator and Curator in the Division of Mammals, 1940-1948. Also included are records of other Smithsonian and USNM staff, including Alexander Wetmore, Assistant Secretary in charge of the USNM, 1925-1948; Frank A. Taylor, Assistant Director of the USNM; and Albert C. Smith, Director of the Museum of Natural History, 1958-1962.


  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978
  • Kellogg, Remington 1892-1969
  • Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007
  • Smith, Albert C (Albert Charles) 1906-1999
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mammals


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1925
  • 1925-1963


  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration



Local number

SIA RS00305

Physical description

3.75 cu. ft. processed holdings

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