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American Rottweiler Club collection

Identifier: AKD-3-5

Scope and Contents

Collection is comprised of three microfilm reels containing photographic images of important publications pertaining to the Rottweiler breed from the 1940s through the 1970s. These include 10th Anniversary programs for two affiliate clubs, premium lists, pictorials, and a 1972-1978 run of the parent club newsletter ARK. See container list for a complete inventory. There are also four folders of records of the Colonial Rottweiler Club, mostly regarding the 1976 election, but also the Club's history and creation of the A.M. Ritch trophy.


  • 1947-1977


Language of Materials

Materials are in English, with one publication printed in German.

Access Restrictions

This material is open to research without restrictions.

Publishing and Use

The materials may still be under copyright and require permission of the AKC and/or the creator before publishing. Please consult the Archivist.

Physical Description

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes (3 reels contained in 1 microfilm box, and one legal sized half document box))


Donated by James L. Harwood on behalf of the American Rottweiler Club in 1979.

Guide to the American Rottweiler Club collecton
Brynn White
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Repository Details

Part of the American Kennel Club Library & Archives Repository

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New York NEW YORK 10178 United States