Found 4 collections related to Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926

Society of American Magicians
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2812
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Society of American Magicians was formed to preserve and promote magic as a performing art. It was established in New York City in 1902, and expanded under the leadership of Harry Houdini, who served as president between 1917-1926. The records... more
Werner, M. R. (Morris Robert), 1897-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3289
3.4 linear feet (9 boxes)
Morris Robert Werner (1897-1981) was an American journalist and writer in the fields of history, biography and current events. He was a sales agent for chemical dyes in China and then became a foreign correspondent for a British newspaper and for... more
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... more
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.