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Zoos

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: NFCA use for zoos and zoological gardens

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

50th Anniversary Article, 1986

 Item
Reference code: 178B38.1
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of article published on Park World magazine containing the history of BALPPA, a message from the Chairman, event for underprivileged children and photographs. 6p.p.

Dates: 1986

Animals on Parade Film, c1907 - 2001

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 16: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.144
Scope and Contents

8mm, Peak Films. Black and White, Silent. At the Zoo with Bears, Penguins, Chimps and Jumbo. Copied to DVD 6 and DIGI-BETA.

Dates: c1907 - 2001

Articles, 1986

 Series
Reference code: 178B38
Scope and Contents

BALPPA's 50th anniversary celebrations article.

Dates: 1986

British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0134
Scope and Contents

Minutes of meetings of the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions and some historical information regarding the organisations’ anniversary celebrations.

Dates: 1936; 1950 - 1996; 2002 - 2004

Business Records, 1936, 1950 - 1996, 2002 - 2004

 Series
Reference code: 178H29
Scope and Contents

Minutes of British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions meetings and documents related to the organisation's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Dates: 1936; 1950 - 1996; 2002 - 2004

Carnival at the Zoo Film, c1907 - 2001

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 10: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.72
Scope and Contents

9.5mm. 300 feet, 12 minutes long. Black and White, Silent. USA.

Dates: c1907 - 2001

Carnival at The Zoo Film, c1907 - 2001

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 28: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.267
Scope and Contents

Circusama, Yesterdays Circus Today. 16mm. Black and White, with Sound.

Dates: c1907 - 2001

Chessington World of Adventures Postcard, c1987 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178C117.4
Scope and Contents

Postcard from Chessington World of Adventures with colour photographs on a tiger, two elephants, a polar bear and a lion, with red and white type.

Dates: c1987 - 1999

Chessington Zoo Miniature Railway, c1930 - 1950

 Item
Reference code: 178C83.308
Scope and Contents

Chessington Zoo miniature railway. 'Fox Photos Ltd, London' stamped on reverse.

Dates: c1930 - 1950

Circus and Magic Films, c1930 - 1999

 Series
Reference code: 178D9
Scope and Contents

A collection of black and white amateur films in a range of reel to reel formats on magic, circus and other topics. Some have been digitised.

Dates: c1930 - 1999

Circus at the Zoo Film, c1930 - 1999

 Item
Reference code: 178D9.5
Scope and Contents

Black and white film on circus and animal in captivity, with sound. 16mm D-BETA.

Dates: c1930 - 1999

Circus at the Zoo Film, c1907 - 2001

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 1: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.7
Scope and Contents

Circusama, and Yesterdays Circus Today. 9.5mm, Pathescope. 300 feet, 12 minutes long. Silent. Includes chimps and USA Circus footage.

Dates: c1907 - 2001

Circus Comes to Town Film, 1946

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 1: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.8
Scope and Contents

Circusama, and Yesterdays Circus Today. 9.5mm, Pathescope. 400 feet, 16 minutes long. Silent. Includes Ron Harris, and Belle Vue Circus. Purchased from Ilkeston Cine Service. Supplied by C. W. Cramp.

Dates: 1946

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

Clash by Night and London Zoo Film, 1952

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 21: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.196
Scope and Contents

8mm, RKO Pictures. Black and White, with some Colour scenes. Silent. Features extracts from 'Clash by Night' starring Robert Ryan, Barbara Stanwych, Marilyn Monroe and Paul Douglas. Also includes scenes from London Zoo, and female strip tease nudity, along with extracts from other films such as Stan Laurel in 'Kill or Cure' and 'Charlie Dines Out'.

Dates: 1952

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

Diamond Jubilee Business Information, 1995 - 1996

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178H29.4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and planning documents for the celebrations of BALPPA's diamond jubilee.

Dates: 1995 - 1996

Easy Street, Safety Last, and Scenes from the London Zoo Film, c1907 - 2001

 Item — Box Noel Drewe Box 22: Series 178D5
Reference code: 178D5.211
Scope and Contents

Circusama, Yesterdays Circus Today. 275 Feet. Silent, with both Colour and Black and White footage. Extracts from commercial films. Includes; animal scenes and wild birds from Slimbridge Sussex. Dog and cat from India. Indian scenes. Ballet dancers and female nudity from the USA. Polar bears and brown bears from the London Zoo. 'Easy Street' starring Charlie Chaplin and Eric Campbell. 'Safety Last' starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis.

Dates: c1907 - 2001

Frankie Roberto Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0155
Scope and Contents

Photographs, programmes, plans, trade and advertising material, tickets, badges and other items of ephemera for British theme parks and attractions, including Alton Towers, Pleasure Land, Thorpe Park and Legoland.

Dates: c1900 - 2006

Hal Fisher Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0024
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises Hal Fisher’s extensive research on Blackpool Tower Circus including an index of performers and a variety of research materials. The collection also contains photo albums and programmes taken from his work and travels.

Dates: 1894 - 1999