Correspondence, 1937-1968

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Consists of correspondence between Remington Kellogg, Director, 1948-1962, and United States National Museum (USNM) and Smithsonian staff, professional colleagues, and personal acquaintances. Materials concern USNM and Smithsonian administration, expeditions and field work, Kellogg's studies in evolutionary marine mammalogy, and his work with the International Whaling Commission. 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.


  • 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


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


  • 1937
  • 1937-1968


  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration



Local number

SIA RS00306

Physical description

2.5 cu. ft. processed holdings

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