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Breed Specialty Shows

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

2. Chapter Clubs, 1960-2005

Scope and Contents The Chapter Clubs series contains files kept by the DPCA regarding the various DPCA-member Doberman Pinscher Chapter Clubs around the country and their activities and communications with DPCA. Substantive correspondence, bids and agreements to host the annual DPCA National Convention and Specialty, show reports, applications for DPCA Chapter Club status and renewal, constitutions and bylaws, Club histories, rosters, and annual lists of officers and members are retained in these...
Dates: 1960-2005

3. Dog shows, 1939-2016

Scope and Contents Dog Shows files include all records, objects, and visual materials related to Doberman Pinscher specialty dog shows, mainly the DPCA's annual National Specialty shows although there is a small amount of Chapter Club Specialty show photographs and video footage. Records created in show planning, guest registers, Premium Lists, and Catalogs are included, as well as photographs (win shots and candids), scrapbooks, and video footage of shows. In addition, representative objects and ephemera,...
Dates: 1939-2016

3.1 National Specialty Show and planning records, 1959-2016

Scope and Contents These files consist of records created in the planning and execution of the DPCA's annual National Specialty shows. Planning documents may relate to show judge selection and balloting, expenses, promotional materials, awards, and other show logistics. Guest registers signed by DPCA members attending the show are included for most years. Registers may include guest's name, home address, chapter club affiliation, hotel room number, date of arrival, and whether the guest is a DPCA member. Also...
Dates: 1959-2016

3.2 National Specialty show catalogs and Premium Lists, 1939-2009

Scope and Contents

This group of materials includes Premium Lists and catalogs (marked and unmarked) from the DPCA's annual National Specialty shows. Catalogs for Top Twenty events and a Futurity Stake Handbook are also included.

Dates: 1939-2009

3.3 National Specialty show scrapbooks, photographs, and video, 1958-2015

Scope and Contents This series consists of visual depictions, including scrapbooks, photographs, and video footage, of the DPCA's annual National Specialty shows. The annual scrapbooks and photograph compilations were created by DPCA and consist mostly of win shots with identifying information such as dog name, class, and placement. Catalog pages, judge biographies, candid photographs, and information on the show location are included in some scrapbooks. There are several photo collages with candid...
Dates: 1958-2015

3.4 National Specialty show realia and ephemera, 1967-2005

Scope and Contents

Includes objects and ephemera from the DPCA's National Specialty shows, such as trophies, medallions, pins and other items imprinted with the show logo, and signs. These items are a small representation of the trophies and other awards bestowed and keepsakes created by the DPCA for its National Specialty shows over the years.

Dates: 1967-2005

3.5 Chapter Club Specialty Shows, 1960-2013

Scope and Contents These materials consist mostly of photographs and video footage from Chapter Club Specialty shows. Also included are some show advertisements and medallions given as gifts to judges at such shows.The Doberman Pinscher Club of Houston file is a scrapbook also containing images from the Houston Kennel Club all-breed show, clippings, correspondence, and other materials documenting dog show culture in Southeast Texas. A photograph of singing cowboy Rex Allen is also present....
Dates: 1960-2013

3.6 International dog shows, 1966-1986

Scope and Contents

This group of materials includes catalogs and a news bulletin from dog shows held in Mexico, Australia, England, the Philippines, and Nassau, Bahamas. As noted in some of the catalogs, American DPCA members that were also dog show judges would occasionally travel to judge international Doberman Pinscher dog shows.

Dates: 1966-1986

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

7.7 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...
Dates: 1935-1967