A. Remington Kellogg

ID: 78-3701

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1955

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529 Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

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A. Remington (Arthur Remington) Kellogg, 1892-1969, holding the skull of an Amazon river dolphin. Kellogg was the Director of the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, from 1948-1962. Prior to becoming director, Kellogg served in the Division of Mammals, beginning in 1928 as assistant curator, and becoming curator in 1941, focusing on the study of marine mammals.


  • Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


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Photograph included in the transcript of the Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, September 6, 1984 in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529 Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu



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  • Marine Biology
  • Animals
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Skulls
  • Museums
  • Amazon river dolphin
  • Aquatic mammals
  • Mammals
  • Dolphins
  • Marine animals
  • Marine mammals
  • Museum curators
  • Museum directors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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