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Magic scrapbooks

Collection Data

Description
The Magic scrapbooks collection contains posters pertaining to late-19th and early 20th-century performers such as Joseph Dunninger, Hardeen, Harry Houdini, the Hermanns, Harry Kellar, Martinka & Co., Harry Thurston and the Zancigs. Posters are for the following: Albini, Brush, Dunninger, Germain the Wizard, Houdini, Hill Magical Co., Kellar, Laurant, Rouclere, and Thurston.The Magic scrapbooks collection contains a significant amount of articles, clippings, correspondence, and photographs with some programs, advertisements ephemera, and posters pertaining to late-19th and early 20th-century performers such as Joseph Dunninger, Hardeen, Harry Houdini, the Hermanns, Harry Kellar, Martinka & Co., Harry Thurston and the Zancigs. Posters are for the following: Albini, Brush, Dunninger, Germain the Wizard, Houdini, Hill Magical Co., Kellar, Laurant, Rouclere, and Thurston.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1851 - 1936
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 2011-031
Topics
Magicians
Theatrical posters
Genres
Posters
Scrapbooks
Notes
Funding: Conservation and digitization made possible through a generous gift from Kathryn and Alan C. Greenberg.
Content: Former classmark: 8-MZC+ n.c. 13.
Physical Description
Extent: 16 volumes and 19 posters
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18891415
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4ca7d1e0-c6d4-012f-8aab-58d385a7bc34
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