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Horse racing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Greentree Stud and Stable records

Call Number: MS 1953
Abstract: The records document the organization and activities of Greentree Stud and Stable, a family-owned thoroughbred horse racing and breeding enterprise established by Helen Hay Whitney and Payne Whitney in the 1910s. The collection primarily consists of meeting minutes, reports, financial and legal records, correspondence, photographs, topical files, and newspaper clippings created or maintained by Greentree Stud and Stable. The records document many aspects of the organization, including its...
Dates: 1903-2000

Jockey on horseback with dog., circa 1846-1851

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [Barcode: 39002106196117], Folder: 5d(2)
Call Number: MSS 11, Series IV
Scope and Contents:

Graphite sketch of a jockey or rider in a lightweight cap and riding clothes astride a horse who leaps or gallops forward. A dog is shown running alongside the horse, although the dog has been sketched over with shading/cross-hatching. The image is initialed "RN." It likely represents a scene from one of the many horse races that Norris seemed fond of attending while in the Cape Town area.

Dates: circa 1846-1851

John McDonald papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 622

The John McDonald Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials related to McDonald's published writings on the practice and history of American business, management, game theory, and fishing. Also in the collection are files of his personal correspondence, papers documenting his political, social, and professional involvements, and material collected for works of fiction and non-fiction planned but never written.

Dates: 1890-1999, bulk 1945-1997

John Hay Whitney and Betsey Cushing Whitney family papers

Call Number: MS 1938
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, topical files, writings, legal and financial papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and audiovisual material documenting John Hay Whitney and Betsey Cushing Whitney and their extended family. The papers provide a substantive resource for the study of the private and public lives of the Whitney family, a prominent American family, widely known for its members' engagement in business, public service, government service, publishing, philanthropy, horse racing...
Dates: 1826-2010

Stanley Wootton archive

Call Number: MSS 40

The collection comprises letters addressed to Stanley Wootton, 1933-1934, concerning horse racing and the race course at Epsom, England (home of the Derby horse race)

Dates: 1933-1934