Subseries 2.1
Printed materials created by circuses, 1863-2001
Boxes 31-34, OP1

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of materials published or printed by circuses and shows. This includes posters, flyers, handbills, tickets, programs, route books, route cards, route markers, blank forms, and letterhead.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

101 Ranch Real Wild West Show
Box Folder Content
31 1 Route book (1914 - Facsimile)
1869 Circus
OP1 1 Poster advertising performance in Buford, GA (1975)
L. E. Barnes Wild Animal Circus
31 2 Special season pass for CFA members (2001)
Barnett Bros.
31 3 Registration form (1992 - blank)
Barnum's Kaleidoscape
31 4 Flyer (n.d.), operations manual (1998)
Beers-Barnes Trained Animal Circus
31 5 Ticket (n.d.)
Big Apple Circus
31 6 Tickets (24 Feb. 1999)
OP1 1 Calendar (1998)
Campa Bros.
31 7 Advertiser contract (1951)
Campbell Bros. Shows
31 8 Route cards (1901, 1902, 1909, 1910)
Carson & Barnes
31 9 Route cards (1971, 1988), route cards (1990 - Facsimiles), ticket order form, (1989 - blank), advertisement (1987), program of displays (1961), calendar (1975), programs (1983, 1989), route books (1981, 1991, 1993)
31 10 Route books (1994, 1995, 1996)
Circus America
31 11 Handbill (1996)
Circus Bartok
31 12 Business card (Harry Hammond, Controller), tickets (n.d.), ticket order form (n.d. - blank), route card (1971), sign (n.d.)
Circus City Festival
31 13 Pamphlet (1997), ticket request form (1997 - blank)
Circus Fans Association of America
31 14 Membership cards (1964-1966, 1968, 1970, 1997), convention name tag (1996), rosters (1963-64, 1967-68, 1969-70, 1977-78, 1979-80, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99), pamphlet (n.d.), convention invitation (1996), application for membership (1989 - blank), convention program (1996), membership certificate (1996)
Circus Historical Society
31 15 Membership cards (1965-1967), rosters (1962, 1968, 1991), membership certificate (1988)
Circus Royale
31 16 Flyer (n.d.)
Circus Toni Boltini
31 17 Ticket (n.d.)
Circus Vargas
31 18 Tickets (1975), general information sheet (1975), signs (1975)
Circus World Museum
31 19 Handbill (1966), pamphlet (1981)
Cirque Du Soleil
31 20 Handbills (1991)
M. L. Clark & Sons
31 21 Tickets (n.d.)
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros.
31 22 Business cards (Richard J. McGarrity; Wilson Storey, Comptroller), tickets (1969, 1976, 1996), envelope (n.d.), PromoGram (1991), Christmas cards (n.d.), route cards (n.d., 1962-1970, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1988, 1994, 1995, 1998), route books (1942, 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1961)
32 1 Programs (1971, 1980, 1981, 1994, 1995, n.d.), "Sawdust Trail" (1949), route markers (Macon, GA, 1964)
Coronas Circus
32 2 Program (n.d.)
Crisitiani Bros. / Cristiani - Wallace Bros.
32 3 Ticket (n.d.), route cards (1963, 1965), route book (1958), "Circus Stories" (1956), route markers (Thomaston, GA 1965)
James H. Drew Exposition, Inc.
32 4 Route cards (1968, 1975), tickets for rides (n.d.)
Adam Forepaugh Shows
32 5 Route book (1894 - Facsimile)
Gardner & Hemming's American Circus
32 6 Route book (1863)
Hagan Wallace Sells & Gray
32 7 Tickets (n.d.)
Alan C. Hill's Great American Circus
32 8 Route cards (1987)
Howe's Great London Shows
32 9 Route books (1915, 1916 - Facsimiles)
Hoxie Bros.
32 10 Tickets (1977, 1981, n.d.), booklet of special radio passes (n.d.), handbill (n.d.), route cards (1963, 1968, 1977, 1983), program, [ca. 1974?], letterhead (n.d.), guide for remote broadcasting promotional campaign (1977), sponsor's contract (n.d. - blank), "Ideas on Selling Advance Tickets" (n.d.), flyers (n.d.), misc. forms (n.d. - blank), license plate (n.d.)
32 11 Route markers (Hazelhurst, GA, 1962; Dahlonega, GA, 1963; Clarkesville, GA, 1963; Acworth, GA, 1963; unknown location, 1964; Aragon, GA, 1965; College Park, GA,1972)
James Bros.
32 12 route cards (1966)
Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros.
32 13 Tickets (n.d.), flyer (n.d.), route card (1985), route books (1956, 1959, 1960, 1961), route markers (Americus, GA, 1964; Valdosta, GA, 1964)
King Bros.
32 14 Commissary coupon book (1950s), tickets (n.d.), business card (Charlie Campbell, Representative), route book (1953), route cards (1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1972, 1978, n.d.), letterhead (n.d.), envelopes (n.d.), letterhead (n.d.), envelopes (n.d.), paycheck (n.d. - blank), route card request form (1997 - blank), Christmas cards (n.d.), "Circus Stories" (1952)
32 15 Route markers (Manchester, GA, 1962; Newnan, GA,1962; Albany, GA, 1966; Warner Robins, GA, 1966; Decatur, GA, 1966; LaGrange, GA, 1966)
OP1 1 Daily statement sheet (n.d. - blank)
King & Franklin
32 16 Paycheck (n.d. - blank), route book (1889 - Facsimile)
Lewis Bros.
33 1 Ticket (n.d.)
Maley's 3-Ring Circus
33 2 Route cards (1956 - blank)
George Matthews' Great London Circus
33 3 Tickets (n.d.), letter (1975), letterhead (n.d.)
OP1 1 Poster advertising performance in Chamblee, GA (1975)
Tim McCoy's Real Wild West
33 4 Handbill (1938)
Mills Bros. Circus
33 5 Fundraising guide, 1952
Tom Mix Circus
33 6 Route book (1937)
Old Milwaukee Days / Schlitz Circus Parade
33 7 Program (1966)
Oscarian Bros. Circus
33 8 Business card (Manuel Ramos, President & General Manager), sponsorship pamphlet (n.d.), letter soliciting sponsorship (n.d.), sponsorship contract (n.d. - blank)
Penny Bros. Circus
33 9 Receipt for ticket purchase (n.d. - blank)
W. B. Reynolds' Consolidated Shows
33 10 Route book (1892 - Facsimile)
Ringling Bros-Barnum & Bailey
33 11 Route books (1936, 1937, 1940-1947)
33 12 Route books 1948-1953)
33 13 Route books (1954, 1955, 1964, 1967)
33 14 Route cards (1966), route cards (1979, 1982, 1983, 1990, 1992 - Facsimiles), annual report (1969 with children's supplement), newsletter (n.d.), Circus Magazine (1946), programs (1940, 1947, 1977, 1982)
33 15 Sticker (n.d.), invitation to a performance benefiting the Atlanta Zoo (n.d.), ticket order form (n.d. - blank), letter (n.d.), media release (n.d.), photograph of elephants (1996), pamphlet for RB-BB Center for Elephant Conservation (n.d.), signs (n.d.), pamphlet - "How to Make Your Own Clown Face" (n.d.), mail order catalog (1976), schedule transportation order (1982), signs (1975), calendar (1997)
OP1 1 Press book No. 34 (1950)
OP1 1 Press book No. 32 (1952)
OP1 1 Press book No. 24 (1953)
OP1 1 Press book No. 21 (1954)
OP1 1 Press book No. 32 (1955)
Robbins Bros.
34 1 Ticket stubs (1968, 1985), route card (1965)
Robert Bros. Mammoth Circus and Zoo
34 2 Ticket (23 June 1996)
John Robinson's 10 Big Shows
34 3 Agent's guidebook (1876 - Facsimile), route book (1900)
Royal Hanneford Circus
34 4 Flyers (1992)
Royal International Circus
34 5 Booklet of tickets (n.d.) program (1962)
Royal Palace Circus
34 6 Ticket (n.d.)
Sautelle's
34 7 "Tent City News" (1904 - Facsimile)
Tommy Scott's Old Time Medicine Show
34 8 2 programs (ca. late 1970s)
Sells & Gray
34 9 Tickets (n.d., 1967), ticket report form (n.d. - blank), route books (1900 - Facsimile; 1965)
34 10 Route markers (Cartersville, GA, 1962; Marietta, GA, 1963; Acworth, GA, 1964); Gainesville, GA, 1964); Rome, GA, 1965; College Park, GA, 1966; Cordele, GA, 1966)
Shrine Circus (Moslem Temple, Detroit)
34 11 Program (1983)
Shrine Circus (Yaarab Temple, Atlanta)
34 12 Program (1971)
Sun Bros.
34 13 Route cards (1913-1918 - Facsimiles)
Bob Taber's Animal Chautauqua
34 14 Tickets (n.d.), handbill (n.d.)
United Nations Circus
34 15 Route cards (1963), route markers (Marietta, GA, 1963; Manchester, GA, 1963; Roswell, GA, 1963)
Von Bros.
34 16 Tickets (n.d.), flyer (n.d.)
Welsh Bros. Newest Great Shows
34 17 2 copper printing plates (n.d.)
Wintercircus Europa
34 18 Flyers (1992)
World's Fair
34 19 Ticket (1982), tourguide map (1964-65), souvenir program (1934)
Unknown
34 20 "Seats for Senior" stickers (n.d.), sign (n.d.), concession report (n.d. - blank), form (n.d. - blank), final box office settlement form (n.d. - blank), route book (1929 - Facsimile)
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