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Dyer M. Reynolds circus history collection

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Identifier: 2182

This collection consists of the historical circus materials and personal correspondence amassed by circus worker, artist, and historian Dyer M. Reynolds. Materials included are circus programs, window cards, lithographs, banners, various letterheads, route books, albums of photographs, negatives, 8mm film reels, reel to reel and disc audio recordings, books, ephemera, souvenirs, and clippings.

Dates: 1878 - 1980

Ralph Rodgers and Percy Turner Circus collection

Identifier: 0388
Abstract The Ralph Rodgers and Percy Turner Circus Collection documents the collective interests of a circus model builder/ miniature circus owner and a real circus owner who became friends and whose circus memorabilia ended up with a mutual friend who donated them to USC. The collection contains ephemera, correspondence, photographs, books, records, costumes, and a large amount of circus model plans and drawings kept by Ralph Rodgers. A portion of the collection represents the history of the...
Dates: 1930s-1980s

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