The Raymond Toole-Stott Circus Collection contains approximately 1,300 monographs pertaining to the circus in Great Britain, other European countries, and the United States. Assembled by Raymond Toole-Stott, British author and compiler of the multi-volume Circus and Allied Arts: A World Bibliography. There is also an accompanying manuscript collection with correspondence, drafts of writings, research materials, scrapbooks, children’s books, circus programs, photographs and magazines. 22 linear ft.
A finding guide is available in the Special Collections reading room or through the Online Archive of California. Books are catalogued in UC Library Search.