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Business Records, 1889 - 2003

Reference code: 178H40

Scope and Contents

Business records containing minutes of meetings, financial records, documents related to legislation and urban planning, Showmen's Guild diaries, year books, records on the campaigns run by the Showmen on the defence of Mitcham, Norwich, Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge fairs.


  • Creation: 1889 - 2003


Conditions Governing Access

Guild records are closed to the public. Access is only permitted to Guild members. Secondary documents such as newspaper cuttings can be consulted by the general public. Access to the public may be granted upon direct request to the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of the National Fairground and Circus Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material


16 Box(es)

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English


Catalogued according to type

Repository Details

Part of the National Fairground and Circus Archive Repository

The University of Sheffield
Western Bank
Sheffield South Yorkshire S10 2TN United Kingdom
0114 222 7231