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Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, Consolvo Tent Records

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Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, Consolvo Tent Records, 1938-1951, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, Consolvo Tent Records, 1938-1951, undatedAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 2016-091

Primary Creator: Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America. Consolvo Tent.

Extent: 2.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by record type in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 01/01/2016

Subjects: Baltimore (Md.), Men--Societies and clubs, Newport News (Va.), New York (N.Y.), Norfolk (Va.), Organizations, Portsmouth (Va.), Princess Anne County (Va.), Richmond (Va.), Staunton (Va.), Suffolk (Va.), Virginia Beach (Va.), Washington (D.C.)

Forms of Material: Booklets, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Envelopes, Financial statements, Membership lists, Menus, Publications (document genre)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Mid-1940s correspondence, largely from secretary Don C. Harrison regarding memberships and annual dues to the Charles H. Consolvo Tent of the Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America in Norfolk, Virginia. The collection includes a few ephemeral items from 1940 to 1951 including a menu, booklet, and newspaper clipping.

Biographical Note

The Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America is a national charitable organization founded in New York City. The purpose of the organization is to have fun while promoting charities. The Consolvo Tent in Norfolk, Virginia was named for Colonel Charles H. Consolvo, a local hotel proprietor and former co-owner of the Cole Bros. Circus.

Subject/Index Terms

Baltimore (Md.)
Men--Societies and clubs
Newport News (Va.)
New York (N.Y.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Organizations
Portsmouth (Va.)
Princess Anne County (Va.)
Richmond (Va.)
Staunton (Va.)
Suffolk (Va.)
Virginia Beach (Va.)
Washington (D.C.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Purchase

Preferred Citation: Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, Consolvo Tent Records, MSS 2016-091, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed January 4, 2017.


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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1942-1946, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, E. V. Williams to The Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, Inc., 1942 November 9Add to your cart.
Written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 2: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Fred Pitzer, 1943 May 8Add to your cart.
Sent to New York City, New York.
Item 3: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Robert H. Waldo, 1943 July 16Add to your cart.
Sent to Portsmouth, Virginia.
Item 4: Correspondence, Art Thompson to D. C. Harrison, 1943 September 27Add to your cart.
Written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 5: Correspondence, Wallace Spigel to Don Harrison, 1943 November 6Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 6: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Southgate Leigh, Jr., 1943 December 28Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 7: Correspondence, Don Harrison to D. E. Seibert, 1943 December 28Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 8: Proposal, For Membership in The Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, 1944 March 13Add to your cart.
Proposed by J. Talley Williams for Charles Pannill Fulford. Includes correspondence dated April 29, 1944 from J. Talley Williams to Don Harrison. Written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 9: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Webster I. Carpenter, 1944 March 17Add to your cart.
Item 10: Correspondence, Sidney S. Kellam to Don Harrison, 1944 March 24Add to your cart.
Written in Princess Anne, Virginia and sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated March 17, 1944 from Don Harrison to Sidney S. Kellam.
Item 11: Correspondence, D. C. Harrison to W. F. Crockett, 1944 March 27Add to your cart.
Sent to Virginia Beach, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated December 24, 1943 from W. F. Crockett to Don Harrison.
Item 12: Correspondence, D. C. Harrison to L. U. Noland, 1944 March 27Add to your cart.
Sent to Newport News, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated January 8, 1944 from L. U. Noland to Don Harrison.
Item 13: Correspondence, D. C. Harrison to Wallace Spigel, 1944 March 27Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 14: Correspondence, D. C. Harrison to Shirley L. Hanbury, 1944 April 5Add to your cart.
Sent to Portsmouth, Virginia.
Item 15: Correspondence, D. C. Harrison to Art Lewis, 1944 April 5Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 16: Statement, Don Harrison to P. S. Cook, 1944 April 28Add to your cart.
Sent from Norfolk, Virginia. Statement of dues and assessments.
Item 17: Correspondence, Art Thompson to John G. Kolbe, 1944 May 10Add to your cart.
Written in Norfolk, Virginia and sent to Richmond, Virginia.
Item 18: Correspondence, Don Harrison to J. Paul Rasmussen, 1944 May 12Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 19: Correspondence, Don Harrison to A. C. Burke, 1944 June 19Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated May 22, 1944 from A. C. "Billy" Burke to Don Harrison, written on the back of a statement of dues and assessments for Billy Burke, dated April 28, 1944.
Item 20: Correspondence, Don Harrison to C. H. Noe, 1944 June 19Add to your cart.
Sent to New York City, New York. Include correspondence dated April 21, 1944 and April 11, 1944 between Donald C. Harrison and C. H. Noe in Norfolk, Virginia and Washington, D. C.
Item 21: Correspondence, Don Harrison to "Dear Sinner", 1944 July 6Add to your cart.
Includes undated correspondence on back of page from W. E. Armstrong to Don Harrison in Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 22: Correspondence, J. Paul Rasmussen to D. C. Harrison, 1944 July 24Add to your cart.
Written in Richmond, Virginia and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 23: Correspondence, M. L. Bloom to Donald Harrison, 1944 August 15Add to your cart.
Written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 24: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Albert J. Ozmon, 1944 August 25Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 25: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Charles A. Roberts, 1944 August 25Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated August 25, 1944 from Don Harrison to R. H. Etheredge in Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 26: Correspondence, Don Harrison to James R. Trevilian, 1944 August 25Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 27: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Paul G. Moerschell, 1944 October 12Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated February 19, 1944 from Paul G. Moerschell to Gentlemen of The Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, Inc., written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 28: Correspondence, Don Harrison to A. Obici, 1944 October 12Add to your cart.
Sent to Suffolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated July 24, 1944 from A. Obici to Don Harrison, written in Suffolk, Virginia and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 29: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Thomas L. Scott, 1944 October 12Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated January 13, 1944 from Tommy Scott to Don Harrison, written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 30: Correspondence, Don Harrison to John Twohy, II, 1944 October 12Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated September 23, 1944 from W. J. Chenoweth to D. C. Harrison, written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 31: Correspondence, Don Harrison to J. Talley Williams, 1944 October 12Add to your cart.
Includes statement of dues and assessments for J. Talley Williams dated July 21, 1944.
Item 32: Correspondence, Charles H. Consolvo to Don Harrison, 1944 November 9Add to your cart.
Written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 33: Correspondence, W. E. Armstrong to Don Harrison, 1944 November 26Add to your cart.
Written in San Bruno, California.
Item 34: Correspondence, J. Talley Williams to Don Harrison, 1944 December 15Add to your cart.
Written in Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 35: Correspondence, Don Harrison to W. T. Homburg, 1944 December 29Add to your cart.
Includes three other pages of correspondence dated December 18, 1944, August 29, 1941, and August 27, 1941. Correspondents to or from Don Harrison include S. E. Waddill, W. T. Homburg, and W. W. Workman.
Item 36: Correspondence, Don Harrison to H. H. Howren, 1945 January 10Add to your cart.
Sent to Richmond, Virginia.
Item 37: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Joe Kass, 1945 January 10Add to your cart.
Sent to Richmond, Virginia. Includes five other pages of correspondence dated between July 19, 1943 and May 12, 1944. Correspondents to or from Don Harrison include Joe Kass and Howard T. McCoy. Three letters include lists of some club members' names for 1943 and 1944.
Item 38: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Fred Keeney, 1945 January 10Add to your cart.
Sent to Portsmouth, Virginia.
Item 39: Correspondence, Don Harrison to F. P. Pitzer, 1945 January 10Add to your cart.
Sent to New York City, New York.
Item 40: Correspondence, Don Harrison to A. U. Saloman, 1945 January 10Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 41: Correspondence, Don Harrison to C. C. Sawyer, 1945 January 11Add to your cart.
Sent to Portsmouth, Virginia.
Item 42: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Henry James Stacey, 1945 January 11Add to your cart.
Sent to Portsmouth, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated January 11, 1945 from Don Harrison to W. Lee Norman, sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 43: Correspondence, Don Harrison to A. T. Taylor, 1945 January 11Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 44: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Robert H. Waldo, 1945 January 11Add to your cart.
Sent to Portsmouth, Virginia.
Item 45: Correspondence, Don Harrison to E. W. Barker, 1945 March 2Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes two other pages of correspondence dated January 11, 1945 and January 10, 1945 between Don Harrison and E. W. Barker.
Item 46: Correspondence, Don Harrison to James P. Guzzy, 1945 March 2Add to your cart.
Sent to Virginia Beach, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated February 23, 1945 from James P. Guzzy to Don Harrison, written in Virginia Beach, Virginia and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 47: Correspondence, Don Harrison to W. T. Homburg, 1945 March 2Add to your cart.
Sent to Richmond, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated February 27, 1945 from J. Paul Rasmussen, written in Richmond, Virginia and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 48: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Frank E. Powell, 1945 March 2Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 49: Correspondence, Don Harrison to William J. Powell, 1945 March 2Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 50: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Joseph Kass, 1945 June 4Add to your cart.
Sent to Richmond, Virginia. Includes six other pages of correspondence dated between January 12, 1945 and May 25, 1945. Correspondents to and from Don Harrison include Joseph Kass and Fred Pitzer.
Item 51: Correspondence, Don Harrison to J. T. Gupton, 1945 June 21Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 52: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Irving B. Kline, 1945 June 21Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 53: Correspondence, C. B. Ralston to James A. Borum, 1945 July 11Add to your cart.
Written in Staunton, Virginia and sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated July 24, 1945 and a financial statement dated January 31, 1945.
Item 54: Correspondence, Don Harrison to C. J. Devine, 1945 July 13Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes correspondence dated July 12, 1945 from C. J. Devine to Don Harrison.
Item 55: Correspondence, A. R. Thompson to Howard T. McCoy, 1945 October 31Add to your cart.
Sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 56: Correspondence, Flo Brown to A. R. Thompson, 1945 December 7Add to your cart.
Written in Baltimore, Maryland and sent to Norfolk, Virginia. Includes envelope.
Item 57: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Flo Brown, 1945 December 17Add to your cart.
Sent to Baltimore, Maryland. Includes undated correspondence from Flo Brown to Don Harrison.
Item 58: Correspondence, Don Harrison to Flo Brown, 1946 October 18Add to your cart.
Written in Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 59: Correspondence, Ashley C. Carter to Mr. Thompson, undatedAdd to your cart.
Written in and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 60: Correspondence, Flo Brown to Mr. Thompson, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 61: Correspondence, Flo Brown to Don Harrison, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Ephemera, 1940-1951Add to your cart.
Item 1: Membership list, Lillian Leitzel Tent Membership, 1940 October 18Add to your cart.
Two pages. Includes handwritten edits and a note from Jim Schonblom.
Item 2: Booklet, All Hants On Deck, 1947Add to your cart.
Norfolk United Festival.
Item 3: Clipping, "Civic Leaders Jam City Auditorium; Council Sees Self As Others See It", 1947 October 31Add to your cart.
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
Item 4: Menu, The National Convention Dinner, 1951 May 4Add to your cart.
Piney Point Club, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Item 5: Publication, Short Hauls, 1951 AprilAdd to your cart.
Official publication of Dexter Fellows Tent, Circus Saints and Sinners Club, New York. Includes article titled "Rules, Regulations, and Advice for Members and Guests" for the Circus Saints and Sinners Convention in Virginia Beach, Virginia from May 2-5, 1951.

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