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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

An Outstanding Wrestling Progam Promoted by Gehring’s Professional Wrestling Enterprise Poster, 15 January c1950 - 1959

Reference code: 178R52.5
Scope and Contents

Association of Polish Women’s Hall, Tapco Joe Springo vs. Dr Von Dyke, Stanley Radwan vs. Dynamite Joe Bennack, Irene Ramey vs. Barbara Buttrick, Rough House Joe vs. Angelo Thonas. Black type on white background and black and white photographs of the contestants.

Dates: 15 January c1950 - 1959

Argyle Theatre Collection

Reference code: NFA0117
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large number of posters as well as business records including records of artist bookings, accounts, scrapbooks, contracts and correspondence.

Dates: 1865 - 1941

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 24 February 1890

Reference code: 178R12.8
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Olympian Quintette American Humorists, Sweet Vocalists introducing Glees, Trios and Miscellaneous Song, Emilie Presto Serio-comic, Hornpipe and Scottish Dancer, Captain Austin Champion Rifle Shot of the World, Jim Henderson Vocal Comedian and Dancer, Burns and Leech Merry Whimsical Musical Pair, Mr Fred Howe Comedian, high Pedestal Acrobatic Blade Skate, Dancer and Variety Artiste, Messrs. Cornish, Hardy, Sampson and the Bros. Slocum, American...
Dates: 24 February 1890

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 6 September 1897

Reference code: 178R12.115
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Don Juan Caicedo Colombian Marvel and King of the Wire, George Spry and Florrie Austin Comedy Act, J.W.Hall Yorkshire Comic, Kavados Expert Juggler and Cannon Ball Manipulator, Rosie Coleman Serio Comic Vocalist and Expert Dancer, Sisters Poole Speciality Artistes, Vocalists and Dancers, Flo Melville Serio Comedian and Dancer, Corty Brothers horizontal Bar Performers and Burlesque Wrestlers. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Red and...
Dates: 6 September 1897

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 10 April 1905

Reference code: 178R12.159
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Lil Hawthorne American Comedienne, Happy Fanny Fields American Dutch Girl, Brown and Robinson, The Bohemians Musical and Comedy Speciality Team, Gertie Gitana in Her Original Scena 'A School Girl’s Holiday', Connor and Brady Inventors of Burlesque Absurdities, Ben Albert Comedian, Edie Madison Comedienne and Dancer, The Three Missouris, Captain Kettle and His Mates, Including Champion Wrestlers Vaseline and Madratski. Printed by S. Griffith and Co,...
Dates: 10 April 1905

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 31 August 1896

Reference code: 178R12.70
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Donaldson Brothers and Ardel in 'Scenes at the Zoo!', Mr J.W. Hall Yorkshire Comic, Amy Lawrence Soubrette and Speciality Danseuse, Jas. Brady Vocal Joker, Mr Joe Cheevers Comedian, Vocalist and Dancer Rose Sylvester Vocalist and Dancer, R.W. Bentley Dutch and Character Comedian and Soft-shoe Dancer, Palles and Cussick Comedians, Vocalist and Dancers, Burlesque, Boxers and Wrestlers. Monday next, Herbert Campbell. Printed by S. Griffith and Co,...
Dates: 31 August 1896

Barbara Buttrick Collection

Reference code: NFA0083
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs, handbills and programmes relating to Barbara Buttrick’s boxing career and some material she collected related to boxing.

Dates: c1900 - 2001

Billy Wood Collection

Reference code: NFA0102
Scope and Contents

Collection of material related to Billy Wood travelling boxing booth, containing business records, photographs, correspondence, programmes, posters and other items of ephemera.

Dates: c1900 - 1979

Blackpool Tower Poster, 1984

Reference code: 178R27.27
Scope and Contents

All New Super Circus. Includes All Star Wrestling with Big Daddy. Colour photograph with clown illustration.

Dates: 1984

Blackpool Tower Poster, 1983

Reference code: 178R27.30
Scope and Contents

Peter Jay presents International Super Circus. Includes All Star Wrestling with Big Daddy. Colour photograph with clown illustration.

Dates: 1983

Boxing and Wrestling Magazine, March 1954

Reference code: 178G57.17
Scope and Contents

Boxing specialist journal containing black and white photographs and articles, including article on women’s wrestling. 84p.p.

Dates: March 1954

Cyril Critchlow Collection

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

Dale Martin Promotions, Wrestling! Poster, c1920 - 1979

Reference code: 178R51.2
Scope and Contents

Pleasure Gardens Theatre Annexe, Bouverie Road West Folkestone, Sunday 14 August and every Sunday night, Gordon Nelson versus Big Bill Verna, Black Kwango versus Harry Kendall, Eddie Saxon versus Bob Archer O'Brien, Charlie Fisher versus Irish Ivor Barratt, Black type on red paper. Printed by Brixton Printers Ltd., 313 Brixton Road S.W.9.

Dates: c1920 - 1979

Dick Scott-Stewart Collection

Reference code: NFA0072
Scope and Contents

Slide transparencies created for the 'Fairground Snaps' book and later projects. The material in this archive is all of Scott-Stewart's work relating to fairs and circuses, particularly from an artistic and social angle. This collection covers all the field work completed by the artist in preparing his book, as well as trips following the publication.

Dates: 1970 - 1990

Free-Style Wrestling Programmes, 9 February - 16 March 1959

Reference code: 178K51.3
Scope and Contents Corn Exchange, Melton Mowbray, black type on pink, green, orange and white paper for each one of the programmes, contains programme inside of fights between Spike O'Reilly, Davey Jones, The Red Demon, Johna Datas, Flash Elliott, Roy La Rue, Rontos the Bull, John Chambers, Jack Landoss, Ray Rigley, Danny Curtis, Less Parry, Duncan Roberts, the Masked Marvel, George Dawson, Paul Armstrong, Dave Griffiths, Rory O'Calahan, Douglas Cordwell and Max Blackely, also contain hand written...
Dates: 9 February - 16 March 1959

Newspaper Cuttings, 1974

Reference code: 178G55
Scope and Contents

Newspaper reports on boxing and wrestling.

Dates: 1974

Newspaper Cuttings on Boxing and Wrestling, 1935 - 1984

Reference code: 178G57.1
Scope and Contents

Photocopies and original newspaper cuttings about boxing and wrestling including articles on Maurice Tillett, Tommy Martin, Jim Driscoll, Adrian Williams, Len Harvey, Polly Fairclough, Annie Warren recollections of boxers and their trade union by Len Smith, ring recollections by John Murray, Australian women boxers and Johnny Hughes’ obituary.

Dates: 1935 - 1984

Newspaper Cuttings Related to Boxing and Wrestling, 1974

Reference code: 178G55.1
Scope and Contents

A newspaper cutting and three issues of Wrestling Review.

Dates: 1974

Palace Theatre, Hull Handbill, c1900 - 1920

 Item — Box Fred Holmes Box 2: Series 178K38; Series 178T31; Series 178Z31
Reference code: 178T31.8
Scope and Contents

George Dinnie the Strongest man on Earth will Wrestle With Jack Carkeek. Mr George Dinnie appears by the kind permission of Mr. Jasper Redfern, now at the Circus. Printed by M. Waller and Son, Chapel Lane, Hull.

Dates: c1900 - 1920

Paul Wright Collection

Reference code: NFA0170
Scope and Contents

Designs, drawings, research material, a piece of correspondence and some photographs, mainly related to the creative process and conception of the artwork for Chadwick’s Ghost Train as well as Paul Wright's lifetime archive related to his work as a fairground artist.

Dates: c1994 - 1996