Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

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Epithet: American showman

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Phineas Taylor ("P.T.") Barnum (1810-1891) was a celebrated showman.

From the description of Papers, n.d.; 1854-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191285307

American showman and entrepreneur.

From the description of P. T. Barnum letters, 1854-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936489

Phineas Taylor Barnum (1810-1891) was an American showman. He originated the traveling circus, and in 1881 with his leading rival, James Bailey, formed the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Barnum also was active in Connecticut politics and served as mayor of Bridgeport from 1867 to 1869.

From the guide to the P.T. Barnum papers, 1843-1890, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Showman and proprietor of the American Museum in New York. Kimball was proprietor of he Boston Museum.

From the description of Letter : New York, to Moses Kimball, Boston, 1849. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 613962417

Circus owner.

From the description of P.T. Barnum papers, 1851-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450143

American showman.

From the description of Autograph inscription signed, dated : [n.p.], 3 July 1890, 1890 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270957633

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bridgeport, to Mr. Greeley, 1868 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622090

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York], to Harper & Brothers, 1858 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623263

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bridgeport, to the editors of the Tribune, 1875 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622095

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to an unidentified correspondent, 1864 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623412

Showman and proprietor of the American Museum in New York. Kimball was proprietor of the Boston Museum.

From the description of Letters : New York, to Moses Kimball, Boston, 1843 Nov. 17-Dec. 18. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 613970796

Showman extraordinaire. B. July 5, 1810 Bethel, Conn.; d. Apr. 7, 1891 Bridgeport, Conn. Visited Colorado 1870s and invested in Colorado real estate in Greeley, Denver, and Pueblo areas. Villa Park property became part of the Barnum addition to Denver. Owned Huerfano Cattle Company near Pueblo (Colo.). Daughter Helen married Denver physician William H. Buchtel.

From the description of Papers, 1877-1886 [microform]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55984815

From the description of P.T. Barnum (Phineas Taylor) papers, 1877-1981 [manuscript]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13175812

In 1881 Barnum and competitor James Anthony Bailey joined forces and formed the Barnum & Bailey Circus.

From the description of Letter : Victoria Hotel, Southport [Eng.?], to Dr. Jones, 1881 June 22. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 173262276

Showman and circus operator.

From the description of Autograph: 1870 Jan. 31. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26962188

Phineas Taylor Barnum (1810-1891) was an American showman.

He originated the traveling circus, and in 1881 with his leading rival, James Bailey, formed the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Barnum also was active in Connecticut politics and served as mayor of Bridgeport from 1867 to 1869.

From the description of P.T. Barnum papers, 1843-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122346187

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creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. Letters : New York, to Moses Kimball, Boston, 1843 Nov. 17-Dec. 18. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Lawrence, A. F. R. Collection of historical spoken word [sound recording], 1900-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. Letter : New York, to Moses Kimball, Boston, 1849. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Garrett historical manuscripts, 1642-1933. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
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creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. Autograph letter signed : Bridgeport, to "My dear Professor," 1883 Oct. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Theater manuscripts collection, 1784-1941 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. Letter, 1876 Dec. 21, Bridgeport, Conn. to Mr. Skinner. Dartmouth College Library
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creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. Autograph letter signed : Bridgeport, to Mr. Greeley, 1868 July 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. P.T. Barnum papers, 1843-1890. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. Letter : Victoria Hotel, Southport [Eng.?], to Dr. Jones, 1881 June 22. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. Papers, 1877-1886 [microform]. Denver Public Library, Central Library
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creatorOf Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. [Programs for various shows by Barnum, Barnum & Bailey, and Barnum associated with others : includes material on Jumbo]. Chicago History Museum
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associatedWith Main, Hubert P. (Hubert Platt), 1839-1925. person
associatedWith Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. person
associatedWith MATILDA (JOSLYN) GAGE, 1826-1898 person
associatedWith McCrindle, Joseph F., person
associatedWith Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864. person
associatedWith Mosher, C. D. (Charles Delevan), 1829-1897. person
associatedWith Munkers, George W., 1852- person
associatedWith Museum of the City of New York. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nash, T. C. W. person
associatedWith Newspaper Artists' Association and Magazine and Book Illustrators' Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Ossining Historical Society (Ossining, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Packard, Martha Leach, 1833-1896 person
associatedWith Parsons, Frank, 1854-1908. person
associatedWith Peale-Sellers families. person
associatedWith Perley, Frank L. person
associatedWith Perry, O. H. (Oliver Henry), 1815-1882. person
correspondedWith Pidgin, W. F. person
associatedWith Ploetz, Richard. person
associatedWith Port Jefferson Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Price, Henry Edward, 1824-1908? person
associatedWith P. T. Barnum (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883. person
associatedWith Ringling Brothers Circus. corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Isaac T. 1813-1891. person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred person
associatedWith Rowell, Hugh Grant, 1892-1963, person
associatedWith Shepard, Frederick Job, 1850-1934, collector. person
associatedWith Sherwood, David W. person
associatedWith Skinner, Charles M. (Charles Montgomery), 1852-1907. person
associatedWith Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893. person
correspondedWith Smithsonian Institution corporateBody
associatedWith Somers Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanley, Frederick T., 1802-1883. person
associatedWith Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987. person
associatedWith St. Nicholas Hotel. corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor, Bayard. person
associatedWith Taylor, Phil, Dr. person
associatedWith Ticknor, Benjamin Holt, 1842-1914. person
associatedWith Uchill, Ida Libert. person
associatedWith United States. Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith Walde. person
associatedWith Wales, Salem Howe, 1825-1902. person
associatedWith Wallace, Irving, 1916-1990. person
associatedWith Waters-Son. corporateBody
associatedWith Weathersbee, Seaborn person
associatedWith Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1802-1884. person
associatedWith Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878. person
correspondedWith Whipple, John A. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Southern States
United States
Southern States
United States
New York (State)--Albany
United States
New York (State)--Albany
United States
California
United States
New York (State)--New York
Bridgeport (Conn.)
United States
Illinois--Chicago
United States
Subject
Advertising
Albinos and albinism
Aquariums
Authors
Circus
Circus
Circus
Circuses
Circus owners
Circus performers
Elections
Jumbo (elephant)
Menageries
National Museum
Natural history museums
Sea monsters
Occupation
Circus owners
Activity

Person

Birth 1810

Death 1891

Active 1804

Active 1929

Active

Birth 1810-07-05

Death 1891-04-07

Americans

English

Information

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