D. W. Brown

D. W. Brown

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Nikki Stoddard Schofield, February 2013


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.


Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

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.  

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Item Listing:

One certificate.

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder, 1 item
Collection Dates: 1898
Provenance:  Kirsh, November 24, 1972
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None.
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English.
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 6-13-2013