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Found 3 collections related to Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Bonner, Robert, 1824-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 335
7.8 linear feet (19 boxes)
Robert Bonner (1824-1899) was a newspaper publisher and trotting horse breeder. He owned and published the New York Ledger. Collection consists of general correspondence, trotting horse papers, financial documents, writings, photographs, and... more
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 215
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Phineas Taylor Barnum (1810-1891) was an American showman. He originated the traveling circus, and in 1881 with his leading rival, James Bailey, formed the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Barnum also was active in Connecticut politics and served as... more
Duyckinck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 873
32.7 linear feet (82 boxes, 60 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1816-1878) and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-1863) were biographers, editors of The Literary World between 1848 and 1853, and editors and publishers of the Cyclopedia of American... more