Series 996.8.2 - Research for "The Great Farini"

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Research for "The Great Farini"

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CA ON00154 996.7-996.8.2

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  • 1996 (Creation)
    Peacock, Shane
    Port Hope, Municipality of

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0.25m textual records ; graphic materials

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(1957 -)

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Donated to the Ganaraska Region Archives (now the Port Hope Archives) by S. Peacock, 1996. Material gathered by Shane Peacock for the research for his book "The Great Farini."

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Series consists of various research materials compiled by S. Peacock in the process of publishing "The Great Farini," 1996. It includes: (1) Illustrated News London; (2) Farini & Lulu; (3) Farini and others - various publications; (4) Copy - Clements, A. J. "The Kalahari and its Lost City" 1967; (5) Accounts of Human Cannon Ball and copies from books, regarding Farini and Lulu, Niagara Falls; (6) Non Farini clippings, accounts of other acts; (7) Circus Animal acts - dogs, elephants, horses; (8) Farini at Niagara Falls; (9) Krao - curious acts, c. 1887 "the missing link"; (10) Miscellaneous copies from "clipper"; (11) Correspondence - re Farini & Krao; (12) Correspondence to Dr. Gordon Brown & note; (13) London Variety Halls, copies and notes; (14) Dr. G. Brown's rough notes - Farini, Krao; (15) Miscellaneous Papers with Farini references; (16) Bannerline periodical, 1968-69, non inclusive; (17) Elnimo; (18) Farini Research Tapes; (19) Krao,Circus advertising; (20) "Freakshows" - modes of exhibiting human curiosities for profit and Exhibiting People with Mental retardation for amusement and profit, 1850-1940, by Robert Bogdan; (21) "Life as a Boy" William Hung, Archives of Ontario; (22) Miscellaneous Papers "The Review" 1979, Barnum and circus information, correspondence.

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