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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 690
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Circus collection
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English, French, and German.
Abstract: A collection of circus-related photographs, manuscripts, and programs and other printed material.
Incomplete set of printed copies of The circus scrapbook removed to Houghton Printed Books.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Circus photographs
- II. Circus programs and other printed material
- III. Circus-related manuscripts
Includes photographs of circus performers and acts, circus programs, a route book, and circus-related manuscripts and other printed material. Includes material pertaining to: Barnum & Bailey, Bertram Mills Circus, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows, and many others.
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