Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The Thomas M. Gately papers collect photographs, correspondence, clippings, and other documents related to the Gatelys' handling and kennel business with a focus on photographs of their prize-winning dogs. The majority of the photographs are "win shots" and the majority of the documents are books, receipts, correspondence, and clippings related to the kennel and handling business. There are also some photographs and documents related to the Gatelys' personal life.
The George Shepherd Page papers include the records of the Page family's kennel, Dunrobin Kennels, which includes some of the first Scottish Deerhounds in America. The collection will be of interest to rearchers seeking the history of Scottish Deerhounds in America, the breeding and care of dogs in the late 19th Century, and some information on late 19th Century coursing for hounds. The resources include pedigrees, kennel diaries, minutes, track plans, photographs, and show awards.
Collection includes a photograph of Mrs. Bissell and her Basset pack competing at Bryn Mawr; correspondence, including attempts to import hounds from England and France; pedigrees; a 1971 clipping on Beagle packs in the Wilmington, Delaware "Evening Journal;" and registration, litter, and championship certificates. The bulk of the materials relate to Basset Hounds, though Beagles are also featured.