Subseries 2 - Materials regarding the circus

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CA ON00389 1-12-2


Materials regarding the circus


  • [1988 - 1996] (Creation)

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32.2 cm of textual records and other material

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Scope and content

Sub-series consists of materials collected by Nouwen about the circus with particular focus on the trapeze artists The Flying Rodleighs. Include books, articles, circus programmes and magazines. Sub-series also includes audio cassettes and typed transcripts of The Flying Rodleigh interviews carried out by Nouwen in November of 1991. Includes 12 audio cassettes, 1 videocassette and 15 volumes.

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  • Dutch
  • French
  • German

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Correspondence with Rodleigh Stevens and other members of The Flying Rodleighs may be found in the General files series.
Draft manuscripts of works on the circus are available in the Manuscripts series, box 23, file 62 and file 65 (more drafts are available, see description for 'Circus Diary' sub-sub-series in Manuscripts).

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Title based on contents of the sub-series.
Sub-series contains materials in Dutch, French, and German.

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2000 02


Boxes 313 ; 330 ; 332 - 335

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