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1. Club Administration and Governance, 1934-2005


Scope and Contents Note

Club Administration and Governance materials include records related to the administration of the DPCA by its Board of Directors, Officers, and committees. These records include minutes of various club meetings, committee reports, and related correspondence; the club secretary's files, including correspondence, Board of Directors voting results, breed standard, and club formation documents; club officer and committee files detailing matters of interest to the club, including Treasurer's records; membership lists, breeders directories, and club yearbooks.

Approximately five folders are restricted and inaccessible due to the presence of inactive mold. See the archivist for details.


  • 1934-2005

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.


The Club Administration and Governance section is divided into four groups:

  1. 1.1 Meeting Minutes
  2. 1.2 Secretary's Files
  3. 1.3 Officer and Committee Files
  4. 1.4 Membership Lists, Directories, Yearbooks


Repository Details

Part of the American Kennel Club Library & Archives Repository

101 Park Ave
FL 5
New York NEW YORK 10178 United States