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AKF 100 American Kennel Club Library Vertical Files and Special Collections

Identifier: AKF-100


  • 1850 - 2000

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

This material is open to research without restrictions.

Publishing and Use

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

Physical Description

100 Linear Feet


This collection is comprised of multiple record groups, including:

  1. Subject files
  2. Sports Illustrated Library News Clippings files
  3. Breed Standard files
  4. Photograph files
  5. Pamphlets collection
  6. Personal Scrapbooks and Pedigrees collection
  7. Stamps collection
  8. Bookplates collection
  9. Audiovisual collection


All record groups were either artifically created and assembled by AKC Library staff or transferred to the AKC Library by another department or external entity. Further provenance information, if known, will be detailed in the individual record group notes.

Processing Information

Description of these collections is ongoing. Consult the archivist for further information on materials available for research.

Guide to the American Kennel Club Library Vertical Files and Special Collections
In Progress
Brynn White
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the American Kennel Club Library & Archives Repository

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