Joe Hives Collection

Rent slip for Hives family at Preston FairRef: NFA0023

Title: The Joe Hives Collection

Scope: Black and white copy prints of early rides, transport and personalities.

Dates: 1890s-1950s
Level: Fonds
Extent: 123 photographs
Name of creator: Joe Hives

Administrative / biographical history: Joe Hives was a showman who collected a large amount of ephemera from fairgrounds and shows. His collection contains examples of transport, boxing, fairground shows such as Bioscopes, landscapes and people.

Related Collections:
Source: Donated by Joe Hives
System of arrangement: Catalogued according to type
Subjects: Fairgrounds, Fairground Shows, Transport, Boxing, Fairground Rides, Fairground Art, Travelling Entertainment, Performers
Conditions of access: Items are available to view by appointment in the NFA reading room
Restrictions: None
Copyright: Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of National Fairground Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material
Finding aids: Photographs available on NFA Digital