Atlanta Obedience Club records
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Atlanta Obedience Club records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Atlanta Obedience Club (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Atlanta Obedience Club records
Dates: 1954-1993, undated
Quantity: 2.25 linear ft. (2 document cases; 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS848

Biographical/Historical Note

The Atlanta Obedience Club was chartered as a non-profit organization on January 7, 1953. The objectives of the club are to further the advancement and obedience training of all breeds of pure-bred dogs, to protect and advance the interests of all breeds, to encourage sportsman-like competition at dog shows and obedience trials, and to conduct sanctioned matches, obedience trials, and tracking tests under the rules of the American Kennel Club.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the board and general meeting minutes, copies of the Atlanta Obedience Club's newsletter, "The Printed Paw," and catalogs from the combined specialty clubs of Atlanta, Georgia.

Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.--Georgia--Atlanta
Dog breeds--Georgia--Atlanta
Dog owners--Georgia--Atlanta
Dog shows--Georgia--Atlanta
Dog trainers--Georgia--Atlanta
Dogs--Obedience trials--Georgia--Atlanta
Dogs--Obedience trials--Tracking

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Atlanta Obedience Club records, MSS 848, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993, with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Constitution and By-laws, 1981
2Membership directories, 1988, 1990
3General meeting minutes, 1979
3General meeting minutes, 1980
4General meeting minutes, 1981
5General meeting minutes, 1982
7General meeting minutes, 1983
8General meeting minutes, 1984
9General meeting minutes, 1985
10General meeting minutes, 1986
11General meeting minutes, 1987
12Board meeting minutes, 1979
13Board meeting minutes, 1980
14Board meeting minutes, 1981
15Board meeting minutes, 1982
16Board meeting minutes, 1983
17Board meeting minutes, 1984
18Board meeting minutes, 1985
19Board meeting minutes, 1986
20Board meeting minutes, 1987
21Tracking dog test, 1992
22"Obedience Training" Manual, undated
23Seventeenth Obedience Trial Catalog, 1961
24Combined Specialty Clubs of Atlanta, 1987-1989
25Combined Specialty Clubs of Atlanta, 1991
26Combined Specialty Clubs of Atlanta, 1992-1994



21Prestige Specialty Clubs of Atlanta, 1986-1987, 1993
2Newsletters, 1986
3Newsletters, 1987
4Newsletters, 1988
5Newsletters, 1989
6Newsletters, 1990
7Newsletters, 1991
8Correspondence, undated
9State of Georgia Proclamation National Dog Week, 1967


MSS OS Box 2.295Scrapbook, 1954-1987