Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Vernon Lyman Kellogg papers
Dates: circa 1902-1932
Collection Number: 56004
Creator: Kellogg, Vernon L. (Vernon Lyman), 1867-1937.
2 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 album box, 1 oversize folder
(4.7 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives .
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: The papers include writings, correspondence, printed matter, photographs, drawings, and certificates relating to relief work
in Belgium during World War I, the relief activities of Herbert Hoover, and the world food problem.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: The collection is in English, with some documents in French, German, and Polish .
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Vernon Lyman Kellogg papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1956.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find
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. Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number
of boxes listed in this finding aid.
Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Commission for Relief in Belgium records, Hoover Institution Archives
United States Food Administration records, Hoover Institution Archives
Jean Kellogg Dickie collection, Hoover Institution Archives
Kellogg-Dickie papers, Yale University Library Manuscripts and Archives
Materials related to Charlotte Kellogg have been moved to the Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg papers.
|1867 December 1
||Born, Emporia, Kansas
||Bachelor of Science, University of Kansas
||Assistant professor of entomology, University of Kansas
||Master of Science, University of Kansas
||Associate professor of entomology, University of Kansas
||Assistant and associate professor of entomology, Stanford University
||Professor of entomology, and of entomology and bionomics, Stanford University
||Married Charlotte Hoffman
||Daughter, Jean Kellogg, born in Berkeley, California
||Director, Brussels, American Commission for Relief in Belgium
||Assistant to U.S. food administrator; Chief of mission to Poland, American Relief Administration
||Chairman, Division of Agriculture, National Research Council
||Special investigator in Russia, American Relief Administration
||Various positions for the National Research Council, including permanent secretary
||Director and member, Executive Committee of Commission for Relief in Belgium Educational Foundation
||Member, board of trustees, Science Service
||Member, Executive Committee of the Rockefeller Foundation
||Member, Executive Committee of International Research Council
||Secretary emeritus, National Research Council
|1937 August 8
||Died in Hartford, Connecticut
Scope and Content of Collection
The Vernon Lyman Kellogg papers include writings, correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and certificates relating to
relief work in Belgium and Poland during World War I, the relief activities of Herbert Hoover, and the world food problem.
In addition to his scientific work, Vernon Kellogg was involved in various relief efforts, including the Commission for Relief
in Belgium as the director in Brussels, where he was later joined by his wife Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg. The
Biographical file contains a biographical sketch listing positions he held throughout his career, as well as a bibliography of his numerous
published works. Some of those works can be found in the
Speeches and writings file, which contains writings by Kellogg concerning relief efforts, Herbert Hoover, and the world food problem.
Relief work file relates to Kellogg's involvement in the Commission for Relief in Belgium and the United States Food Administration, including
Kellogg's travel documentation. The correspondence includes a letter from Herbert Hoover.
Oversize material includes materials related to Kellogg's relief work, such as a photo album with pictures of members of the Commission for
Relief in Belgium, as well as various awards that Kellogg received for his aid efforts. In addition, the file includes Kellogg's
diplomas, a children's book written in French, and a tracing of a Colorado River map used on a trip that took place from December
1901 to January 1902.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
American Relief Administration.
United States. Food Administration.
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Food question.
World War, 1914-1918--United States.