Collection ID: Coll. No. 011

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Richard C. Ellsworth
Abstract:
Circus materials include programs, periodicals, clippings, articles, route books, broadsides / posters, and photographs. Also includes a typed account by Richard C. Ellsworth of travelling with a circus in 1902, visiting Ithaca and Elmira, New York; Williamsport, Lock Haven, DuBois, and Butler, Pennsylvania; and Wheeling, West Virginia.
Extent:
1.5 cubic feet
Language:
English

Background

Scope and Content:

Circus materials include programs, periodicals, clippings, articles, route books, broadsides / posters, and photographs. Also includes a typed account by Richard C. Ellsworth of travelling with a circus in 1902, visiting Ithaca and Elmira, New York; Williamsport, Lock Haven, DuBois, and Butler, Pennsylvania; and Wheeling, West Virginia.

Biographical / Historical:

Richard C. Ellsworth was born in Canton, NY in 1872 and died in 1948. He was a graduate of St. Lawrence University and was the founder and curator of the Richard C. Ellsworth Museum. He was known as an enthusiast of circus history.

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: a Content Standard

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
5798 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326, United States
CONTACT:
607-547-1400