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MS Thr 693

Circus images, 1766-1939: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 693
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Circus images,
Date(s): 1766-1939.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and French.
Abstract: Images of circus performers and acts, including lithographs, engravings, photographs, photographic postcards, photomechanical prints, images in clippings, and a drawing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell; received: 1918. Some items were added from other sources at later dates.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Circus Images, 1766-1939 (MS Thr 693). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of subject of image. Unidentified and general images at end of collection.

Scope and Contents

Circus images include lithographs, engravings, photographs, photographic postcards, photomechanical prints, images in clippings, and a drawing. Some images include text, usually in the form of an article in a clipping. Most images have "E.J. W." [Evert Jansen Wendell] written on verso.

General

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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