Fred P. Ayre Circus Collection

Accession Number: SC 18:18
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1920-1970
Size: 1 oversize legal Hollinger; 0.35 cu. ft.
Creator/Collector: Fred P. Ayre
Acquisition info: Purchase—Rulon Miller Books
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Unknown prior to purchase
Language: English
Processed by: Amanda Bahr-Evola, March 2018
Conservation notes: No notes
Scope and Content:

The collection consists of one scrapbook of materials related to

various circus companies of the United States. Cristiani-Wallace

Brothers, Clyde Beattie-Cole Brothers, Hoxsie Brothers, Hunt

Brothers, Great Eastern Sectional Circus, and the Ringling

Brothers circuses are well-represented. The advertisements,

clippings, autographs, ephemera, etc. were assembled into a

scrapbook by Fred P. Ayre of the Ayre Circus and Historical

Museum of Pleasant Corner, PA.

Arrangement: Kept in original volume order
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: None

Circus Scrapbook of Fred P. Ayre
1920-1970
1 oversize legal Hollinger; 0.35 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/- 1956-1970 Circus (original title--does contain items earlier than 1956)
Print