Letter from P. T. Barnum to Spencer Baird

ID: SIA RU000192 [SIA2010-1594]

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Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1885

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 192, Image No. SIA2010-1594 and SIA2010-1595

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Summary

Correspondence #209237. Letter from P. T. Barnum to Spencer Baird regarding Jumbo the elephant.

Subject

  • Barnum, P. T (Phineas Taylor) 1810-1891
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Jumbo (Elephant)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 192, Image No. SIA2010-1594 and SIA2010-1595

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1885
  • September 27, 1885

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Topic

Circus animals

Form/Genre

Letters (correspondence)

Local number

SIA RU000192 [SIA2010-1594]

Physical description

Ink on paper; 6"x10"

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