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Stedman Shumway Hanks papers, bulk (1950s-1960s).

Title
Stedman Shumway Hanks papers, 1889-1968, bulk (1950s-1960s).
Author
Hanks, Stedman Shumway, 1889-1979.
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Description
4 linear feet (53 v.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Hanks, Stedman Shumway
Biography (note)
  • Stedman Shumway Hanks (1889-1979), U.S. Air Force colonel, airport engineer and prolific writer, was an early pioneer in aviation, both civil and military.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1306
Author
Hanks, Stedman Shumway, 1889-1979.
Title
Stedman Shumway Hanks papers, 1889-1968, bulk (1950s-1960s).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, news clippings, and other materials relating to the history of the Borzoi dog (Russian wolf hound), its introduction into the United States, and the re-establishment of Seacroft Kennels by Hanks in 1956.
Biography
Stedman Shumway Hanks (1889-1979), U.S. Air Force colonel, airport engineer and prolific writer, was an early pioneer in aviation, both civil and military. He was a breeder of Borzoi dogs which his father, Charles Stedman Hanks, brought to the U.S. from the Russian czar's kennels when he established the Seacroft Kennels on Long Island, N.Y.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Dog breeders.
Added Author
Coward, Thomas R.
De Craerie, Clarence R.
Perrin, Oliver.
Traviner, Mary M.
LCCN
ms 70000333
Research Call Number
MssCol 1306
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