Ringling North Collection

National University of Ireland Galway | Ringling North Collection |

A very fine collection of c. 1200 items on subjects such as travel literature and the history of art, this was the personal library of Henry Ringling North (1909-1993), former owner and manager of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Items are largely in pristine condition.

Strengths

Travel literature and the history of art are well-represented, and the collection includes m.s. poems penned by the collector

Physical characteristics

c. 1200 books

Description or Catalogue

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Created

1639
1922

Collected

1920
1993

Coverage

1639
1922
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed

Donated to the James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway 2013 by the Ringling North family.

Added by NUI Galway | Last updated on: 25 August 2018