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D. W. Brown boar pedigree certificate

 Collection — Folder: S2642
Identifier: S2642

Scope and Contents

The certificate, which is 9 x 7 inches, is headed: National Duroc=Jersey Record Pedigree Blank. When the certificate is filled out, it is to be mailed to Robt. J. Evans, El Paso, Illinois. Imprinted in the right-hand corner is the statement: “No Pedigree will be recorded unless the Fee accompanies this blank.”

The pedigree is for a cherry red boar, whose sire was Hector and dam was Pawsey, both born in 1896. There are three generations of pigs in this boar’s family tree, with each listing including the breeder’s name.


  • 1898/10/03

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

D. W. Brown of Castle, Indiana, was the breeder who signed this certificate for a boar born on April 15, 1898 and sold to D. M. Snooks of Union City, Indiana, on October 3, 1898.


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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Kirsh on 1972/11/24.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 2013/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created in 2013/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
D. W. Brown boar pedigree certificate
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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