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Joyce Crary show horse photo album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16300
Content Description The Joyce Crary show horse photo album (1940s; 0.2 cubic feet) contains photographs labeled by hand in white ink. 10 x 13 with 35 leaves containing around 120 black and white photographs, and a few pieces of ephemera, inserted into corner mounts. Photographs feature Joyce Crary, her family, and her friends and horses at the family ranch near Chico, California. Horses and riders are shown jumping, racing, and performing trick riding of various types. One image is of Joyce, her father, and a...
Dates: 1940s

Randolph Huntington papers

Identifier: MSS15564
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and ephemera from the estate of Randolph Huntington. Much of the correspondence pertains in some way to the history, breeding, raising, racing, or showing of the Arabian horse in the United States. The papers contain letters from breeders and owners of Arabian horses, editors and writers for sporting periodicals of the period, and correspondents with others interested in horses; printed ephemera; financial and legal papers; pedigrees and...
Dates: 1860, 1873-1908

Original Dams of the English Thorough-bred manuscript translation

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16399
Scope and Contents Hand copied translation by unknown translator of Die Stamm-Muetter des Englischen Vollblutpferdes, second edition (Hamburg, 1891) by Hermann Goos. English translation is bound with printed German copy, as well as three newspaper issues on the topic of horseracing. Two of these newspapers are issues of the Berlin publication Sport-Welt, dating from 22 December 1893 and 6 February 1896.
Dates: 1891 - 1896

Painted horses scroll

 Item — Tube_box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16312
Scope and Contents Note The Painted horses scroll (circa 1800s; 0.2 cubic feet) is written in Chinese, but is from Japan. Contents categorize horses according to "The five natures and ten coats: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water; Gray, Chestnut, Bay, Palomino, Bluish, Black, Skylark, Roan, Buckskin, 'Two-hair' [piebald?]." Text at the end of the scroll, just before the dragon, is a quotation from the Liexan Zhuan (Biographies of Exemplary Immortals), with some variations in wording from the original text. Said text...
Dates: circa early 1800s

Carl von Lang-Puchhof thoroughbred racehorse portrait album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16136
Scope and Contents Note The von Lang-Puchhof album (1891-1911; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of 165 racehorse photographs from a golden age of European racing before breeding was disrupted by the Great War. Most of the photographs are of mares, often with foals, in each case fully named with the identity of the sire provided. Two additional photographs are mounted on boards and laid in. The album was apparently compiled by or for owner and breeder, Carl von Lang-Puchhof.
Dates: 1891-1911

Colonel William Withers letters

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589273]
Identifier: MSS 16126
Scope and Contents Colonel William Withers letters (1883; 0.03 cubic feet)consist of letters about thoroughbred race horse breeding in 1883 on a farm in Lexington, Kentucky and include details about horse sales, racing times, specific horses.and is .03 cubic feet. There are also letters to Colonel Withers.
Dates: 1883

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