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Collection William L. Elbirn Papers
Call number CWM Mss 31
Object Name Manuscript
Extent of Description 1 box .4 c.f.
Creator William L. Elbirn
Scope & Content Business records, correspondence and memorabilia of William L. Elbirn, agent for several circuses in the late 20th century. The collection contains contracts, route sheets, correspondence, and brochures for the Hendricks Bros. Circus, Vidbel's Old Tyme Circus, Sunshine Magic Circus, and Alain Zerbini Circus from 1987 through 1994. The collection also contains sample stationary including a blank letterhead, envelope and business card for the L.E. Barnes Circus.

The collection also contains various historical material including hand written route books for the Von Bros. Circus (1964), Hoxie Bros. Circus (1963), and the Hoxie-Bardex Circus (1962). Also found in the collection is a ticket for the Russell Brothers Pan Pacific Circus in 1945 and two undated tickets from the Cole Bros. Circus.

This collection is unprocessed.
Location Archives Stacks 22/4/4
Subjects Alain Zerbini Circus
Elbirn, William L.
Hendricks Bros. Circus
Hoxie-Bardex Circus
Hoxie Bros. Circus
L.E. Barnes Circus
Russell Bros. Pan Pacific Circus
Sunshine Magic Circus
Vidbel's Old Tyme Circus
Von Bros. Circus