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Welcome to the World of Doll Collecting!

Doll collecting is one of the largest hobby groups in the world enjoyed by enthusiasts everywhere! The United Federation of Doll Clubs is a non-profit organization with the goal of being the foremost in research, education, conservation, collecting, and appreciation of dolls. Our Headquarters and Museum are located in Kansas City, Missouri.

The United Federation of Doll Clubs has been promoting the hobby of doll collecting and serving the needs of doll collectors since its beginning in 1949. Learn more about the organization and this website on the About UFDC page.

Special Exhibit

Meet the Campbell Kids and Other Creations of Grace Drayton

Campbell Kids were first used as part of an advertisement for the Campbell Soup Company in 1904. The kids were created by illustrator Grace Drayton.  This Special Exhibit contains many rare examples of early Campbell Soup Kids dolls as well as memorabilia and other creations of this talented illustrator.

Exhibit runs from October 1, 2017 – March 23, 2018

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Museum

The UFDC museum and archival collections reside at our Kansas City, MO Headquarters.  Visitors are able to view a wide variety of dolls, in both permanent and rotating displays. The dolls offer endless opportunities for study and enjoyment.

Education

Educational programs and information are available through the ReAL Services department.

UFDC has an extensive library of DVD’s for sale on a variety of doll topics. Our museum offers visitors the opportunity to study and view many rare examples of dolls, ephemera and archival objects. Our research center and archival collection offer a wealth of information for researchers.

Contact: Barbara Stone, Director of REAL Services for information

barbara@ufdc.org

Events/Rentals

Plan your next event at the UFDC Museum. Our facilities include a classroom, sewing center and kitchen facilities. Your guests can make reservations to tour the museum. Centrally located and reasonably priced, it’s an ideal place to hold your event.

Contact Sheryl at ufdcsherry@ufdc.com for information.

Convention

Passport to Adventure

The United Federation of Doll Clubs, Inc.
69th Annual Convention
July 17th to July 21st, 2018
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054

Souvenir Doll by Ruby Red Galleria

Donate

UFDC is a 501 (c) (3) charity. It maintains its non-profit status by promoting the mission to educate, preserve and conserve dolls. UFDC needs its members support to continue our mission. We are solely dependent on your support. Our fundraising committee has several campaigns with donations aimed at specific areas. UFDC uses all donations to benefit the organization.

All donations are tax deductible. Please consider lending a helping hand to keep our organization and museum functioning.

Store

The UFDC Online Gift Shop offers many unique dolls and doll related items. Our merchandise includes limited edition pieces designed for UFDC events, books, DVD’s, postcards, patterns and other items of interest.

Next Event

October 1, 2017 - March 23, 2018

Meet the Campbell Kids and Other Creations of Grace Drayton

Campbell Kids were first used as part of an advertisement for the Campbell Soup Company in 1904. The kids were created by illustrator Grace Drayton. This Special Exhibit contains many rare examples of early Campbell Soup Kids dolls as well as memorabilia and other creations of this talented illustrator.

  • 10

    Mar, 2018

    12:00 am
    UFDC Weekend

    Admission includes full access to museum & special exhibits.  Door prizes both days, refreshments provided, bring a doll to talk about.  Hosted by: Linda Shannon and Dorothy Bruner.  Workshops held on Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Please see flyer below: Colorado UFDC Weekend Flyer …Continue Reading…

  • 23

    Mar, 2018

    1:00 pm
    UFDC Open House

    You are invited to a UFDC Open House in Kansas City!  View our museum’s fabulous collection of special and rare dolls.  Your UFDC Officers will be there to greet you.  Program presented by Ursula Mertz @ 2:30 p.m.

  • 24

    Mar, 2018

    12:00 am
    27th Annual Luncheon – A Dolly’s Holiday with Bleuette on Easter Morning

    Sponsored by: Land O’ Sky Doll Club  Speaker: Barbara DeVilbiss Pre-registration is required.  For more information, please contact: Suzi Smith at dollwizz@charter.net

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    info@ufdc.org

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    816-891-7040

  • Our Hours

    M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Sat: By Appointment

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    10900 N Pomona Ave.
    Kansas City, MO 64153