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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Allan Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: 365
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: c1939 - 1977

Biddall Family Photographs, c1880 - 1949

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178C134.1-14
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: c1880 - 1949

Business Records, 1889 - 2003

 Series
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.

Dates: 1889 - 2003

Certificate of Post-War Credit, 31 January 1944

 Item
Reference code: 178Z22.11
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 31 January 1944

Certificate of Post-War Credit, 31 January 1944

 Item
Reference code: 178Z22.12
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 31 January 1944

Certificate of Service, c1945

 Item
Reference code: 178Z28.76
Scope and Contents

Certificate of war Service for John Sanger, 4p.p.

Dates: c1945

Circus Friends Association Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0122
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1795 - 2020

Cody's Circus and Zoo Programmes, 1943 - 1959

 File
Reference code: 178K43.661
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1943 - 1959

Correspondence, c1939 - 1945

 Series
Reference code: 178F22
Scope and Contents

Employment related correspondence addressed to Handby Celeine from theatrical agencies and production companies.

Dates: c1939 - 1945

Cyril Critchlow Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0089
Scope and Contents The Cyril Critchlow collection contains programmes, posters, handbills, books and magic journals, many of which relate to shows in Blackpool where Cyril resided and includes material on entertainment venues such as Blackpool’s North Pier, Central Pier, South Pier, Tower Circus and a small collection of programmes from other national venues. Additionally, it contains circus photographs and postcards mainly of the Ohmy Circus and Sanger Circus including individual circus troupes and performers...
Dates: c1837 - 2008