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Stud Book of Hounds

Identifier: SC 00013

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Bound volume containing the records of a dog-breeding kennel from 1838 to 1855. Each entry lists a breeding pair of hunting dogs in a particular season or year, along with their offspring and the names of clients to whom they were distributed. Clients are listed along with their town of residence, which center around an area of England north of London, possibly Essex or Hertfordshire.


  • Creation: 1838-1855

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository