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Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros. Circus posters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 99.01-ClydeBeattyCircus

Scope and Contents

Collection of posters advertising the Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros. Circus performances that took place in San Marcos, Texas on September 15th, probably in the year 1964. Twelve of the posters include text only. Posters with images consist of two parts: a larger poster containing the title and image and a second, smaller poster containing date and location information pasted to the bottom. Arranged according to subject.

Dates

  • circa 1964

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. University Archives owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies.

Historical note

Clyde Beatty was a circus entertainer and lion tamer who ran his own circus. After facing financial harship in 1956 Beatty sold his circus to Frank McClosky and Walter Kernan. In 1959 the circus was renamed The Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus. Clyde Beatty continued to perform with the show until his death in 1965.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet (One flat box (21 x 25).)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection of posters advertising the Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros. Circus performances that took place in San Marcos, Texas on September 15th, probably in the year 1964.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice may be required for use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Harold C. Tedford, former instructor, Theater Department, in October 2017.

Title
Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros. Circus posters
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021 June: Revised for DACS compliance, Nicole Critchley

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, Texas State University Repository

Contact:
Alkek Library Room 580
601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA