World War, 1939-1945
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of documents, printed ephemera and artefacts relating to freemasonry, from Ian Cochrane Allan, member and officer of several masonic organisations in Cheshire during the mid-20th century. Includes minutes, correspondence, speeches, programmes, invoices, as well as some items of masonic regalia, as well as materials relating to Ian Cochrane Allan’s war service, and an account book for 1947 to 1948 kept by his wife Joan Allan.
Black and white photographs and postcards related to the Biddall faiground showman family, including images of Funny Joe the clown, bioscope shows and fairground rides belonging to the family. Also contains a group photograph portraying three men in uniform.
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.
Certificate of post-war credit for Victor Joseph Jeffreys, due for the year ended 5th April 1942 issued in Manchester on 31 January 1944. Brown type on off white paper with royal coat of arms.
Certificate of post-war credit for Victor Joseph Jeffreys, due for the year ended 5th April 1943 issued in Manchester on 31 January 1944. Green type on light green paper with royal coat of arms.
This collection consists of a large library of books and journals, as well as archival material including posters, programmes, photographs, films, handbills, research material, scrapbooks, original artwork and many other items of ephemera relating to British, Irish and European circuses
Cody's Circus, Cody's Circus and Zoo, Harry Cody Royal Imperial Circus Monochrome, bichrome illustrations or text on front covers, programme inside and commercial advertising, some contain Cody's biography and one contains a message from the King to continue business during war times.