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Jean Prendergast Pug Dog Artifacts

Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 P73

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

All material in the Jean Prendergast collection relates to the pug dog breed. Items include figurines, soft sculptures, chocolate molds, and a Meerschaum cigarette holder. Images of some of the artifacts are available via flickr.


  • Creation: 1800-1998
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1850-1990


Language of Materials

English German

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Jean Prendergast was a breeder of champion pugs. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


1.00 Linear Feet

Related Materials:

Howard M. Chapin Papers (Mss. 65 C365); Chapin-Horowitz Cynogetica Collection (Mss. 1.10); The Chapin-Horowitz book collection.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and described by Chandi Singer, Burger Specialist, in December 2009. Artifacts were rehoused and described by Kate Moore, SCRC Staff, in September-December 2009.

Guide to the Jean Prendergast Pug Dog Artifacts
Finding Aid Authors: Chandi Singer.
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository