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Skye Terrier Club of America collection

Identifier: AKD-4-19

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a vast amount of club administrative materials, including meeting minutes and general correspondence, dating as far back as the 1940s; an assemblage of photographs, both win shots and candids; and the personal papers of prominent mid-century breeder Marjorie T. Adams.


  • 1930-2010


Biographical note

Mrs. Marjorie T. Adams (formerly Townsend, also known by Mrs. R. Percy Adams and Mrs. R.P. Adams) received her first Skye Terrier in 1904. She imported many specimens from England, Austria, and Czechloslavakia to establish Talisker Kennels, on whose bloodlines many of the present day kennels are established.

Physical Description

16 Linear Feet (31 boxes (27 doc boxes; one half-dox box; one flat box, one record carton, one oversize cardboard box))

16.5 Linear Feet (in 31 boxes (27 doc boxes, 1 half-doc box, 1 record carton, 1 photo box, 1 oversize cardboard box))

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Donated by the Skye Terrier Club of America in 2017.

Processing Information

This collection has not been fully processed but may still be accessible for research and reference.

Please contact the Archivist for further information.

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Repository Details

Part of the American Kennel Club Library & Archives Repository

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