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Martin Bros. Circus collection

 Collection
Identifier: BUSC-2018-004

Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, bills, receipts, broadsides, and business advertisements pertaining to Martin Bros. Circus, located in Castle Creek, Broome County, New York. The circus was owned and operated by Clayton Hawkes and Carroll Miller. Its tent shows toured upstate New York beginning in the 1930s, with the company's winter quarters in Castle Creek. Clayton Hawkes and his wife Madge also ran other circus shows, including Clayton's Combined, Bogart and Hawkes, and the Great American School Show.

Dates

  • 1934 - 1940

Creator

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchases, 2018 - 2020.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Martin Bros. Circus collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Binghamton NY 13902 USA