Note from A. Remington Kellogg to Alexander Wetmore, October 17,1944

ID: SIA2010-0638

Creator: Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969

Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: October 17, 1944

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 192, Box 557, Folder: 166401-166425

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Summary

Note from A. Remington Kellog to Alexander Wetmore, October 17, 1944, about a bat specimen collected by Sammy Ray, a soldier stationed in the Pacific during WWII.

Subject

  • Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Ray, Sammy M (Sammy Mehedy) 1919-
  • United States National Museum
  • United States Navy

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

A. Remington Kellog was an American naturalist and the Director of the US National Museum 1948-1962. He studied the evolution of marine mammals and came to the US National Museum from the Biological Survey of the US Department of Agriculture.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 192, Box 557, Folder: 166401-166425

Contact information

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

Date

  • October 17, 1944
  • 20th century

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Bats
  • Collectors and collecting
  • National Collections
  • World War, 1939-1945

Place

Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

Letters (correspondence)

ID Number

SIA2010-0638

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 5.25w x 8h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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