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For years, Illinois State University’s Milner Library has made it its mission to preserve the history of the circus. Its massive Circus and Allied Arts Collection includes trapeze fly bars. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Circus & Allied Arts a World Bibliography 19 Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — 4/5(1). Join the Circus Historical Society! and enjoy Bandwagon Only publication in the USA devoted to the history of the circus & allied arts. Enjoy both Bandwagon and our newsletter, News & Views The mission of the Circus Historical Society is to preserve, promote and share though education, the history and cultural significance of the circus and allied arts, past and present.
Book and periodical holdings in the Circus and Allied Arts Collection have been cataloged and will appear in the Milner Online Catalog. The other holdings of the collection (circus posters, photographs, route books, correspondence, etc.) are not cataloged. Browse the A Passion for Circus Digital : Maureen Brunsdale. This collection’s book holdings of over 8, volumes make it among the most comprehensive and in-depth circus and allied arts book collection anywhere. In addition to books, the Circus and Allied Arts Collection includes photographs, posters, programs, route books, correspondence, business records, band scores, costumes, and multimedia. Circus & Allied Arts Collection Milner Library’s Circus and Allied Arts Collection is one of the largest special collections of its type in existence. While the primary focus of the collection is upon the circus, related arts such as carnivals, sideshows, carousels, conjuring, music . Circus and Allied Arts A World Bibliography Volume IV (4) [R. Toole-Stott, A. H. Saxon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ABOUT THESE BOOKS -- This comprehensive and illustrated bibliography was begun by Toole-Stott in and completed in Four Volumes. It is based mainly on Circus Literature in the British Museum.
Get this from a library! Circus and allied arts: a world bibliography: based mainly on circus literature in the British Museum, the Library of Congress, the Bibliothèque Nationale and on his own collection. [Raymond Toole-Stott]. Circus skills are a group of pursuits that have been performed as entertainment in circus, sideshow, busking, or variety, vaudeville or music hall shows. Most circus skills are still being performed today. Many are also practised by non-performers as a hobby. Circus schools and instructors use various systems of categorization to group circus skills by type. The slides of Sverre "Bex" Braathen combine a "Passion for Circus" with the skills and artistry of photography at its finest. Images were captured in the saturated colors of Kodachrome slides and date from the early s to the late s as well as black and white film in the s. Etymology. First attested in English 14th century, the word circus derives from Latin circus, which is the romanization of the Greek κίρκος (kirkos), itself a metathesis of the Homeric Greek κρίκος (krikos), meaning "circle" or "ring". In the book De Spectaculis early Christian writer Tertullian claimed that the first circus games were staged by the goddess Circe in honour of her Ancestor arts: Drama.