Programs - P.T. Barnum Digital Collection
The programs sub-collection includes material from Jenny Lind concerts; Royal Aquarium Entertainments in London; and an English theatrical about Coney Island produced for Barnum and Bailey. Please refer to the advertisements sub-collection and the books and booklets sub-collection for various types of circus entertainment programs such as couriers and booklets that include programs. Other programs in this sub-collection pertain to events in P. T. Barnum’s life, including banquets given in his honor, and memorial programs for his funeral and the subsequent statue unveiling. Also included are early programs for lectures presented at the Barnum Institute of Science and History, now the Barnum Museum.