AKA. AKC Administration
American Kennel Club departmental records from 1884 to the present.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes the American Kennel Club's Charter, Constitution, and By-laws and their amendments from 1885 to 2013. These documents are generally published in one compilation, with early publications also including rules and regulations governing dog shows and clubs, which were separately published beginning in the early 1930s. The constitution describes the organizational structure of the AKC, while the by-laws outline the structure for meetings and procedures. The collection...
Scope and Contents Files are chiefly composed of correspondence between club/breed representatives and various executives and departments of the AKC, and internal memoranda. Subjects may include the process of acquiring breed recognition, the establishment of a club, key changes to the breed standard and/or breed classification, club membership, breed stud book matters, registration of foundation stock, and educating breed judges. Files may also contain related records, such as photographs, pedigrees, breed...
Collection — Box 1-16
Abstract The AKC Rules and Information Pamphlets collection includes pamphlets published by the AKC compiling rules, regulations, guidelines and procedures for various AKC registration, events, and shows. Dating from the early 1930s to present, these pamphlets are periodically updated and new versions published to provide participants with up-to-date, complete information regarding the administration of the sport of pure-bred dogs in the United States. The most recent version of each pamphlet is...
Scope and Contents The majority of these files center around club constitutions and by-laws including revision and amendment correspondence, drafts, permanent file copies, and printed pamphlets. Other documents relate to issues such as new club successorship, conflict resolution, elections, annual meetings and more. Show license applications are usually accomplanied by membership lists, and various other club materials such as newsletters or legal forms appear. The files are far from comprehensive but may aid...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and related records between the American Kennel Club and foreign entities responsible for dog registries in their countries. Topics may be broad, such as agreements between the AKC and the foreign entity regarding recognition of that country's registrations; or topics may related to a specific dog at issue. Correspondence about multiple breeds may be included in a foreign registry's file. Files are mostly labeled by foreign entity,...
Dates: c. 1940s - 2015
Dates: 1850 - 2000