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7.1 Marjorie "Maggie" Hilliard collection, c. 1920-1996


Scope and Contents

Marjorie, a/k/a Maggie, Hilliard (1905-1993) of Michigan was a one-litter breeder (Hilmar), owner, exhibitor, judge, and rescuer of Doberman Pinschers since her family first brought Dobermans back from Europe in the late 1920s. Maggie was active in the DPCA, the DPC of Michigan, and Doberman rescue.

Maggie's father was good friends with Glenn S. Staines of Pontchartrain Kennels in Detroit, Michigan, and they worked together showing and caring for Dobermans. Footage from the kennel is included in this collection, along with Staines' collection of Doberman news clippings and a scrapbook about the Glenn S. Staines Memorial Trophy. A framed postage stamp from the Philippines with a Doberman Pinscher donated by Maggie Hilliard is included, as is a scrapbook compiled in Maggie's memory that honors her contributions to the Doberman Pinscher breed.


  • c. 1920-1996

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The bulk of this collection is in English. There are also some periodicals, books, and pedigrees in German.

Access Restrictions

Two document boxes comprising governance files and National Specialty records are restricted and inaccessible due to the presence of inactive mold. Please see the archivist for details. The rest of the This collection is open to research without restrictions.

Physical Description

From the Collection: 141.52 Linear Feet (170 boxes) : in 64 document boxes, 6 legal-sized boxes, 7 cartons, 56 flat photo/folder boxes, 2 photo album boxes, 5 DVD/CD boxes, 1 slide box, 33 oversize boxes of varying sizes.


Arranged chronologically.


Repository Details

Part of the American Kennel Club Library & Archives Repository

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