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Circuses and Wild West Shows

Circuses and Wild West Shows collection. – 1902-1957. – 41 posters. – Posters have been numbered by the archivist.

The collection consists of posters advertising shows by a variety of circuses and Wild West shows including Cole Brothers and Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey. There have been two accruals. The first accrual has 36 posters. The second accrual has five posters, including one in German.

Title based on content of collection.
The first accrual (33-2009) and the second accrual (77-2009) were acquired from Morris Norman in 2009.
Finding aid available electronically.
There are no access restrictions.
Further accruals are expected.


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Last Reviewed: March 17, 2010
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