Vernon Lyman Kellogg

Vernon Lyman Kellogg

Kellogg, Vernon Lyman, 1867-1937, American zoologist, b. Emporia, Kans., B.A. Univ. of Kansas, 1889. He was professor (1894-1920) of entomology at Stanford Univ. He served (1915-16) as director in Brussels of the American Commission for Relief in Belgium and later held other positions with the American Relief Administration in Europe. From 1919 to 1931 he was permanent secretary of the National Research Council. He worked in insect taxonomy and in economic entomology and was also known for his interpretations of science for the layperson.

Vernon Myman Lyman Kellogg (born December 1, 1867 in Emporia, Kansas; died August 8, 1937 in Hartford, Connecticut) was a U.S. entomologist.

He studied under Francis Snow at the University of Kansas.

From 1894 to 1920 Kellog was professor of entomology at Stanford University, interrupted by two years (1915 and 1916) spent in Brussels as director of the American Commission for Relief in Belgium.

Kellog specialized in insect taxonomy and economic entomology.

Herbert Hoover was among his students.

Works

  • Common injurious insects of Kansas (Lawrence University,1892).
  • With J.H. Comstock, The elements of insect anatomy; an outline for the use of students in the entomological laboratories of Cornell University and Leland Stanford Junior University (Comstock Pub. Co., Ithaca, 1895).
  • With J.H. Comstock, The elements of insect anatomy (Comstock Pub. Co., Ithaca, 1899).
  • A list of the biting lice (Mallophaga) taken from birds and mammals of North America (Gov’t print. off., Washington, 1899).
  • With Oliver Peebles Jenkins (1850-1935), Lessons in nature study (The Whitaker & Ray Company, San Francisco, 1900).
  • With David Starr Jordan, Animal Life: A First Book of Zoölogy (D. Appelton and Co., New York, 1900).
  • Elementary zoology (H. Holt and Company, New York, 1901, reedited in 1902).
  • With D.S. Jordan, Animal life; a first book of zoology (D. Appleton and company, New York, 1900, reedited in 1902).
  • First lessons in zoology (H. Holt and Company, New York, 1903).
  • With D.S. Jordan, Evolution and animal life; an elementary discussion of facts, processes, laws and theories relating to the life and evolution of animals (D. Appleton and company, New York, 1907).
  • Darwinism to-day; a discussion of present-day scientific criticism of the Darwinian selection theories, together with a brief account of the principal other proposed auxiliary and alternative theories of species-forming (H. Holt and Company, New York, 1907).
  • Insect stories (D. Appleton and company, New York et Londres, 1908, reedited in 1923).
  • With D.S. Jordan, The scientific aspects of Luther Burbank’s work (A. M. Robertson, San Francisco, 1909).
  • American insects (H. Holt and Company, New York, 1905, reedited in 1908).
  • The animals and man (New York, H. Holt and Company, 1905, reedited in 1911).
  • With Gordon Floyd Ferris (1893-1958), The Anoplura and Mallophaga of North American mammals (Stanford University, 1915).
  • With Rennie Wilbur Doane (1871-1942), Elementary textbook of economic zoology and entomology (H. Holt and Company, New York, 1915). Free online version.
  • With Alonzo Engelbert Taylor (1871-1949), The food problem (The Macmillan company, New York, 1917).
  • Headquarters nights; a record of conversations and experiences at the headquarters of the German army in France and Belgium (The Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, v. 1917).
  • Fighting starvation in Belgium (Page & company, New York, Doubleday, 1918).
  • Herbert Hoover, the man and his work (D. Appleton and company, New York et Londres 1920).
  • With des chansons de Charlotte Kellogg, Nuova : or, The new bee, a story for children of five to fifty (Houghton Mifflin company, Boston et New York, v. 1920).
  • Human life as the biologist sees it (H. Holt and company, New York, 1922).
  • Mind and heredity (Princeton University Press, 1923).
  • Evolution (D. Appleton and company, New York et Londres 1924).
  • Eugenics and Militarism, presented at First International Eugenics Congress, 1912, published in Atlantic Monthly July 1913.
  • Bionomics of War: Military Selection and Race Determination, Social Hygiene, 1/1 (December 1914)
  • The Food Problem with Alonzo Engelbert Taylor (1871-1949), (The Macmillan company, New York, 1917).
  • Germany in the War and After, New York, The Macmillan Company, 1919.

References

  • Arnold Mallis (1971). American Entomologists. Rutgers University Press (New Brunswick) : xvii + 549 p.

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