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Welcome to Friends of the Tegge Circus Archives Inc.

We are thrilled to introduce you to our newly established 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of the traditional American circus. Our mission is to foster appreciation for this unique cultural heritage by preserving its artifacts, sharing its vibrant culture, and honoring the extraordinary people who have made the circus a beloved institution.


At Friends of the Tegge Circus Archives Inc., we are committed to:

  • Preserving invaluable artifacts that capture the essence of the circus's storied past.

  • Sharing the culture of the circus through captivating traveling public exhibits.

  • Celebrating the remarkable people and performances that have made the circus a much loved part of American heritage through engaging lectures and presentations.


Your support is crucial to our efforts. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the generosity of individuals like you to help us achieve our mission. We invite you to join us in preserving this unique and colorful aspect of our history by making a tax-deductible donation. Every contribution, no matter the size, makes a significant impact and helps us continue to bring the magic of the circus to communities everywhere.

Thank you for your support and enthusiasm. Together, we can keep the spirit of the traditional American circus alive for generations to come.

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