Query: Barnum and Bailey.
P.T. Barnum Collection
Creators:
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Dates:
1866-1890
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0068
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of five children's books about the circus, a brochure announcing the show in London, an 1873 advertisement for the Great Traveling World's Fair of Barnum's, and two scrapbooks.

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John Rettig papers
Creators:
Rettig, John, 1858-1932
Dates:
[ca. 1840-1965]
Size:
900 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.rettjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials including passport, business card, and membership cards; correspondence, ca. 1887-1965, including letters from Frank Duveneck and Auguste Rodin; writings; inventories of works of art; lists of picture owners and exhibition visitors; list of contents of his Dutch room in Ohio; one painting by Rettig and a sketch of Rettig …

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Houston, Texas Photo Album
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box, 345 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0335
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Some of the 345 silver gelatin photoprints, mounted on gray paper pages in this album, apparently were taken in Houston, as the title page indicates. However, many others were taken in New Orleans, and possibly other areas in the Gulf States. The New Orleans pictures depict City Park, St. Louis Cathedral …

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Motion Pictures and Videotapes
Dates:
circa 1938-1980 and undated
Size:
5.38 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 395
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of motion pictures taken by veterinarians, keepers, directors, and other staff at the National Zoological Park (NZP) for research and documentation purposes. These motion pictures, along with footage shot for television news and other programs, were kept by the Office of Education as part of their mission …

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Charles Boys films
Creators:
Boys, Charles
Dates:
circa 1929-1946
Size:
3 Film reels (1 hour, color black-and-white silent; 1886 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur films taken by Charles Boys of Latin America, Hawaii, and Northwestern U. S. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with …

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Circus
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
1.1 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 folder, 6 oversize folders, 3 map case folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Circus
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Circus forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Gold Bond-Good Humor Collection
Creators:
Good Humor Corporation.
Dates:
1927 - 1991
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0451
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection photographs and corporate records from the Good Humor Company, purveyors of ice cream products.

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Records
Dates:
1851-1982 and undated
Size:
58.76 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (9 document boxes) (26 tall document boxes) (9 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 73
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives would like to thank the staff of the Division of Mollusks for their cooperation in transferring the records to the Archives. We especially appreciate the help of Clyde Roper, Richard Houbrick, and Michael Sweeney.

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Messmore and Damon Company Records
Creators:
Messmore, George Harold
Messmore and Damon Company
Damon, Joseph
Dates:
1892 - 1998
Size:
16 Cubic feet (40 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0846
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document Messmore and Damon's work in the design and construction of parade floats, museum dioramas, exhibitions, displays and scenery. The materials include business records, photographs, patents, scrapbooks, promotional materials, sound recordings and moving image.

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William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann Papers
Dates:
circa 1885-1981
Size:
14.41 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (20 document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7293
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Materials in this record unit were donated to the Archives by Lucile Quarry Mann and the National Zoological Park between 1977 and 1988. During 1980 and 1981, Lucile Mann narrated the 16mm motion picture on audiotape with scripts by Pamela M. Henson, Oral Historian. In 1985, the motion picture was transferred to a 3/4" videotape and the …

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