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Record Unit 7444,  Photographs of Reptiles and Amphibians, 1922-1930, 1945 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
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Title: Photographs of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates: 1922-1930, 1945 and undated
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7444
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection was most likely begun by Remington Kellogg of the United States National Museum, for whom see Record Unit 7170. Though Kellogg was a mammalogist, he also wrote popular illustrated articles in many aspects of zoology, including herpetology. The collection contains photographic images of reptiles, chiefly snakes, crocodiles, horned toads, Komodo dragons, and iguanas, of specimens both in the wild and on museum display. The photographs were to illustrate popular articles on reptiles and some are in the form of photographs clipped from newspapers and mounted on board. Most were not created by Smithsonian Institution personnel. Most are unlabelled, while a few have copyright registration numbers assigned by the Library of Congress.

Historical Note

This collection was probably begun by Remington Kellogg of the United States National Museum, for whom see Record Unit 7170. Though Kellogg was a mammalogist, he also wrote popular illustrated articles in many aspects of zoology, including herpetology.

Descriptive Entry

The collection contains photographic images of reptiles, chiefly snakes, crocodiles, horned toads, Komodo dragons, and iguanas, of specimens both in the wild and on museum display. The photographs were to illustrate popular articles on reptiles and some are in the form of photographs clipped from newspapers and mounted on board. Most were not created by Smithsonian personnel. Most are unlabelled, while a few have copyright registration numbers assigned by the Library of Congress.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7444, , Photographs of Reptiles and Amphibians

Container List

Box 1

Folders 1-4 Photographs and Clippings

Box 1 of 1