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Guide to the Toole-Stott Circus Collection, ca. 1886-1970
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Container List

Box 1


Box 2-3

Correspondence (includes other research material and working papers)




Circus and Allied Arts (includes typescripts, proofs and reviews)

Box 4

Vols. 1-3; unsorted

Box 5

Vol. 4

Box 6-7

Vol. 5

Box 8

Vols. 1-4 (bound carbon copies)

Box 9

Galley proofs (unsorted)

Box 10

Page proofs and typescripts (unsorted)

Box 11

Manuscript writings by others


Printed materials

Box 12

L'Union des Historiens du Cirque (U.H.C.) Etudes (4 bound volumes containing ca. 75 articles and essays by various authors, generally inscribed)

Box 13-17

Children's books (uncataloged)

Box 18-20

Serials (uncataloged; includes single or scattered issues of late nineteenth and early twentieth century boys' magazines such as Beadle's Boy's Library, Beadle's Half Dime Library, Brave and Bold, Diamond Dick, Jr. - The Boys' Best Weekly, Fame & Fortune Weekly, The Five Cent Wide Aware Library, Pluck and Luck, and Sawdust Ring)

Box 21-26

Pamphlets, programs, leaflets and other printed ephemera

Box 27-28


Box 29

Research Materials (including notebooks)

Box 30-31



Separations (material, including correspondence, removed from books cataloged separately in the Toole-Stott Collection)

Box 32

Photographs (includes a few b/w negatives)



Box 33-34

Copper engraving plates

Box 35






Box 36

Circus and Allied Arts (galley proofs)

Box 37

Monographs, portfolio, children's books, poster

Box 38-39

Research materials (mostly photostats and artwork)



Box 40


Box 41


Box 42

Clippings (some on disbound scrapbook pages)