Guide to the Kirk Kellogg papers
Collection number: HMC-0149.
Creator: Kellogg, Kirk.
Title: Kirk Kellogg papers.
Dates: 1956, 1982.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Diary and letter of a soldier who served in the 607th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 71st Infantry Regiment, in Alaska.
Kirk Kellogg of Los Angeles, California, enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1954. He was ordered to Active Duty in July 1955, and served until June 1957. He was trained at Fort Ord and Camp Chaffey and shipped to Alaska in March 1956, where he served in the 607th Armored Field Artillery Battalion of the 71st Infantry Division. After four months service there, he was transferred to the Arctic Test Branch at Fort Greeley where he remained until the end of his service. Kellogg later worked for the Ford Aerospace and Communications Corporation.
The collection contains one diary and one letter. The diary covers the period between May 26, 1956, and June 17, 1956 and concerns Corporal Henry Kellogg’s attendance at a summer course at the Arctic Indoctrination School at Fort Greeley, Alaska. The letter dated February 7, 1982, was written by Kirk Kellogg and sent to Colonel Lyman Woodman. The letter summarizes Kellogg’s military service in Alaska and discusses various stations, tests, and equipment.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in chronological order.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.
Preferred citation: Kirk Kellogg papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: This collection was given to the Consortium Library by Colonel Lyman Woodman with the approval of Kirk Kellogg.
Processing information: This collection was described by Dennis Walle in 1985. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.