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National Sporting Library & Museum

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Middleburg, Virginia 20118-1335
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The Library holds a collection of scrapbooks, papers, photographs, and research of several key figures in the history of turf and field sports.

One such collection is comprised of the papers of Harry Worcester Smith, sportsman, author and founder of the Masters of Foxhounds Association. Also included in the archives and manuscript collections are organizational papers, such as the National Beagle Club archives and minutes of the American Foxhound Club. Other collections of interest include the Somerville and Ross manuscript collection and the photographs of Wally Nall.

Date Document Format
1903-1998

Alexander Mackay-Smith Papers

1957-1962

"Lost Treasure” Stud Fees Account Ledger

1899-1926

Alexander Henry Higginson Scrapbooks

1912-1977

American Foxhound Club Minutes

1923-1928

Appendix to the Leonard S. Sutcliffe Photograph Albums

1939

Bryn Mawr Horse Show Register

1936-1972

Buckram Beagles Journals

1953-1978

Custer Cassidy Collection

1900-1987

Daingerfield and Keene Families Genealogical Materials

1922-1935

Dorothy Neyhart Scrapbooks

c1930-1992

Ellen B. Wells Papers

1921, 1933

F. Ambrose Clark Scrapbooks

1929-1959

George J. Garrett Papers

1935-1961

Gerald B. Webb, Jr. Photograph Albums

1960-1989

Henry Hugh Somerset (10th Duke of Beaufort) Scrapbook

1940-1962

John S. and Betty W. Donald Papers

1913-1929

Joseph B. Thomas Hunting Diaries

1904-1910

Ladies’ Four-in-Hand Driving Club Scrapbook

1948-1963

Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr. Hunting Diaries

1925-1934

Leonard S. Sutcliffe Photograph Albums

1906-1982

Lida Fleitmann Bloodgood Papers

1934-1949

Lucy Linn Photographs

1952-1965

Margaret L. Smith Scrapbooks

1940-1980

Marshall Hawkins Photograph Collection

1895-1906

Meadow Brook Hunt Scrapbooks

1911-1953

Middleburg-Leesburg (Virginia) Photograph Album

1901-1910

Middlesex Hunt Minute Book

1934-1955

Nantucket Harriers Hunting Diaries

1890-1971

National Beagle Club Archives

1936-1969

Orange County Hunt Hunting Diaries

1907-2000

Peter Winants Papers

1915-1930

Piedmont Fox Hounds Archives

1903-c1930

S. Bryce Wing Photograph Albums

1977

Sam Savitt Drawings

1847-1974

Sterling Larrabee Papers

1930-1987

Treweryn Beagles Hunting Diaries

1857-2003

Upperville Colt and Horse Show Papers

1867-1913

Walker Hounds Pedigree Book

c1798-1914

Warder H. Cadbury Sheet Music Collection

1936-1937

Warrenton Hunt Photograph Album

1808-1955

Witez II Pedigree Album