The Jay T. Last Collection of American Entertainment: Circus Prints and Ephemera contains more than 650 printed items that
relate to circuses in the United States from the 1850s
to the 1990s. The collection consists of advertising and promotional materials, business records, and illustrations produced
for or pertaining to circuses, their tours and shows, staff
and performers, acts and exhibits, and animals.
approximately 650 items
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from
the office of the Library Director.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to
include or imply permission of the
copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information,
please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.