Presentation of Benefactor Medallion

ID: 72-11328-18 or SIA72-11328-18

Creator: Neufeld, Harry B

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1972

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, Folder: January 1973

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Secretary S. Dillon Ripley presents the Benefactor Medallion to Mrs. Marguerite Henrich Kellogg (widow of A. Remington Kellogg, Assistant Curator Division of Mammals, USNM, 1928-1948; Director, USNM, 1948-1962; Assistant Secretary and Acting Director of National Museum of Natural History, 1958-1962), 18 December 1972. Mrs. Kellogg is the first recipient of the Medal. She has established a research fund in her husband's memory to advance knowledge of fossil marine mammals and has given the Institution her husband's scientific library.


  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Kellogg, Marguerite Henrich
  • Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


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72-11328-18 or SIA72-11328-18

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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