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Author Hanks, Stedman Shumway, 1889-1979.
Title Stedman Shumway Hanks papers, 1889-1968, bulk (1950s-1960s).


Description 4 linear feet (53 v.)
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.
Subject Hanks, Stedman Shumway, 1889-1979.
Seacroft Kennels.
Dog breeds -- United States.
Dogs -- United States -- Breeding.
Kennels -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Genre/Form Photographs.
Occupation Dog breeders.
Added Author Coward, Thomas R.
De Craerie, Clarence R.
Perrin, Oliver.
Traviner, Mary M.
LCCN ms 70000333
Call No. MssCol 1306
Research Call Number MssCol 1306