This collection contains photographs, handwritten and typed correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper articles, journals, publications,
and notes created by members of the Kellogg family, including entomologist and author Vernon L. Kellogg; his wife, author
Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg; and their daughter, artist Jean Kellogg Dickie.
Vernon L. Kellogg was born in Emporia, Kansas, on December 1, 1867. Kellogg studied at the University of Kansas and Cornell
University, as well as in Europe. He was on the faculty at the University of Kansas from 1890 until 1894 and was a professor
of entomology at Stanford University from 1894 until 1920. In 1906, Kellogg and his wife Charlotte purchased a home on “Professor’s
Row” in Carmel and became involved in the town’s vibrant arts scene. Both he and his wife participated in plays at the Forest
Theater. During and after World War I, Kellogg was active in civilian relief efforts in Europe, serving as director of American
Committee for Relief in Belgium, 1915-1916; assistant to the U.S. Food Administrator, 1917-1919; chief of the mission to Poland,
Russia and other services in Europe with the American Relief Administrator, 1918-1921. He died on August 8, 1937.
Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg was born in 1874 at Grand Island, Nebraska, and was educated at the University of California, earning
a Ph.B. in 1900. She taught English at Miss Head's School in Berkeley, California from 1903 until 1907. During World War I,
she participated in civilian relief efforts in occupied Belgium and was a member of the Commission for Relief in Belgium and
speaker for the U.S. Food Administrator. She was the author of several books about Belgium and Poland. Kellogg died on May
The Kelloggs had one daughter, Jean Kellogg Dickie (1910-1995), an artist involved in the Monterey art and photography scene
of the 1930s and 40s.