A. Remington Kellogg on a Field Trip in Arizona

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Summary

A. Remington (Arthur Remington) Kellogg, 1892-1969, is on a field trip to Rampart Cave, Mohave County, Arizona. Kellogg (with hat) and two young men are standing on the side of a rocky hill. The photographer Watson M. Perrygo accompanied Kellogg to excavate sloth fossils as well as skeletal remains of several species of mammals, birds, lizards, and snakes. Kellogg was the first 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.

Subject

Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of the Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, August 16, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews

Contact information

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

Date

1942

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Curators
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Directors
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • School field trips
  • Museum curators
  • Field trips
  • Museum directors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Rampart Cave, Mohave County, Arizona
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

None

Physical description

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

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