Collection Level Description: Records of the Circus Club
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 526, d. 708-12
Title: Records of the Circus Club
Dates of Creation: 1920-71
Extent: 6 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
The Circus Club was a London dining club founded in 1920.
Scope and Content
Records of the Circus Club, consisting of:
- Candidates' book, ca. 1920-56
- Attendance books, 1920-71
- Miscellaneous papers, including: printed pamphlet, War aims (London, n.d.); printed
Rules of the Circus (London ); xerographic copy of typescript account of the club by H.G.
Strauss, 1st Baron Conesford, 1971; and typescipt list of members, 1959
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1972.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44140-5.
Strauss | Henry George | 1892-1974 | 1st Baron Conesford
Circus Club, London
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