Dogs -- Breeding
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
4. Rupert Kennels records, 1906-1970s, bulk: 1950s-1970s
Scope and Contents This grouping contains records compiled by Dorothy Howe for breeding Labrador Retrievers under the Rupert Kennels name. Ms. Howe kept extensive correspondence with prospective breeding partners, often mentioning certain traits she desired in her breedings. She also compiled numerous pedigrees of Labrador Retrievers from various kennels, often making notations on the pedigrees as to colors, whelp dates, litter results, health, traits, and related information. Ms. Howe's meticulous records...
Dates: 1906-1970s; Majority of material found in 1950s-1970s
5. Pedigrees and correspondence with other kennels, breeders, owners, 1913-1973, bulk: 1940s-1960s
Scope and Contents
These files consist of numerous pedigrees and correspondence shared between Dorothy Howe and various other Labrador Retriever breeders and owners. Occasionally, a corresponding photograph or news clipping is included. These records supplement Dorothy Howe's Rupert Kennels breeding records in Series 4, as they discuss possible breedings, health matters, breeding logistics, and show relationships among the breed's various kennels.
Dates: 1913-1973; Majority of material found in 1940s-1960s
6. Scrapbooks, videos, photographs and clippings, c. 1900-2010
Scope and Contents This series includes scrapbooks, photographs, videos, and clippings about notable Doberman Pinschers and people involved in breeding, showing, handling, training, and owning them. These materials were compiled by DPCA and its members.A sizeable collection of Doberman Pinscher photographs and image clippings were sorted by an unknown person alphabetically by the dog's name, although there are also miscellaneous and unsorted files. This is a good place to look for images of a...
Dates: c. 1900-2010
8. Educational videos and records, 1934-2010, bulk: 1985-1994
Scope and Contents Educational Materials consists mainly of videos created in the late 1980s to mid 1990s of seminars and interviews conducted by the Club. Seminar topics range from judging, stud dogs, diseases, and movement, while interviewees include Doberman handlers, breeders, and judges. Also included are charts, correspondence, and posters on Doberman anatomy, color inheritance, and breed standards. In 2003, various educational materials were compiled on CD to create a comprehensive resource for club...
Dates: 1934-2010; Majority of material found within 1985-1994
10. Pedigrees, 1943-1996
Scope and Contents
This series contains numerous pedigrees for Doberman Pinschers. In addition, there are compilations of breeding dams and sires, breed studies with some pedigree information, and the Phillips Rating System records for Doberman Pinschers.
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...
Dates: c. 1920-1996
7.2 Eleanor Carpenter collection, 1921-1996, bulk: 1930-1965
Scope and Contents Eleanor Houston (nee Hill) Carpenter was an early importer of Doberman Pinschers from Germany in the mid to late 1930s, including notable Dobermans Ch. Cherloc v. Raufelsen and Ch. Assy von Illerblick, and produced many champions as a breeder. Carpenter also wrote educational articles on Dobermans and was active in the DPCA and as a judge. Her Pennsylvania property on which the kennel originated was seized by eminent domain in the 1950s. The collection contains numerous images...
Dates: 1921-1996; Majority of material found within 1930-1965
7.5 Ch. Luz v. Rodeltal collection, 1934, 1984-2002
Scope and Contents This small collection of documents, photographs, and objects regarding Ch. Luz v. Rodeltal appears to have been compiled by Nancy K. Heitzman, DPCA Archives Committee Chairperson, beginning circa 1980s. Luz was born in Germany in 1926, a grandson of Lux v.d. Blankenburg, one of Germany's all-time leading sires. He became an American champion in 1934 and sired three champions, including Sieger Muck von Brunia. Muck's descendants include Ch. Blank v.d. Domstadt and Ch. Dictator v....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934, 1984-2002
7.7 Frank L. Grant memorial collection, 1935-1967
Scope and Contents Frank L. Grant was an active exhibitor, breeder, and owner of Doberman Pinschers in the 1940s and early 1950s in Michigan and Ohio. He was also an accomplished trainer and judge of both conformation and obedience, judging the DPCA National Specialty twice. His Dobermans, Int. Ch. Ardexter vd Valtheim ("Dex") and Can./Am. Ch. Cristi vd Rhinegold, were accomplished in the show ring.This collection includes a scrapbook in memorial of Frank L. Grant's contributions to the Doberman...
7.8 William "Bill" T. Haines collection, c. 1950-1980
Scope and Contents William ("Bill") T. Haines was a Doberman owner, exhibitor, handler, and breeder in the late 1950s-1960s through his Michigan kennel, Checkmate Kennels and co-breeder/co-owner Jack F. Hronek. His breeding collaboration with Toledobes produced generations of champion Dobermans and foundation for start-up kennels. This collection includes several scrapbooks mainly dedicated to Ch. Alemaps Checkmate, but also containing photographs of Haines' other Dobermans. In addition, there...
Dates: c. 1950-1980