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Romulus Kellogg Papers

Identifier: LU-MS-103
This collection consists of the papers of Romulus Kellogg. Kellogg was Professor of Ancient Languages and German at Lawrence University from 1849 to 1854 and Librarian from 1851 to 1854. Papers include sermons and notes related to his work as a clergyman, family documents, and articles and other records regarding his death at the State Hospital for the Insane. Kellogg family genealogical materials are also included.


  • 1842-2014
  • 1863-1865


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Most materials in this collection are in the public domain. For all others, property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


0.40 Linear Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Romulus Kellogg was born January 6, 1827 in Goshen, Connecticut. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1849. He was one of five professors present at Lawrence when classes began in November, 1849, serving as Professor of Ancient Languages and German until 1854 and as Librarian from 1851 to 1854. He then moved to Milwaukee and married Caroline Warner in 1855. He was involved in lumber and life insurance businesses until he became a Methodist clergyman, based in Fort Atkinson, in 1862. He died in the State Hospital for the Insane in 1865.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Method of Acquisition

All materials except "articles and biographical information" folder donated to the Archives by Jean and Carl Stueland, January-April, 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2014.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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