Found 5 collections related to Magic

Ellison, Saram Richard, 1852-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6267
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Papers include letters and clippings, dated 1915-1918, received by Dr. Saram Richard Ellison concerning a pamphlet Epes W. Sargent published about him. Many of these letters are from magicians. The pamphlet, published in 1915, is alternately... more
Bellhouse, W. D.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18770
.21 linear feet
Illustrated manuscript volume by self-described "astrological professor and magician" W. D. Bellhouse, created ca. 1852. Sections include: "Consecration of the Crystal," "The Spiritual Characters of the Planet," and "Of Occult Philosophy, or of... more
Ellison, Saram Richard, 1852-1918
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1915-001
6.13 linear feet (24 volumes and 1 box)
Dr. Saram R. Ellison (1852-1918) was a medical doctor and avid collector of magic and related materials, particularly published materials and ephemera. He also maintained friendships and correspondence with most of the major and minor magicians... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-010
0.68 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 oversize folders, and one framed item)
Collection includes correspondence, ephemera, programs, police certificates, photographs, posters, and clippings related to the life and legacy of magician and escape artist Harry Houdini (1874-1926).
New York Public Library
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-31
2.7 linear feet (16 volumes and 5 oversized folders)
The Magic scrapbooks collection contains a significant amount of articles, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs and posters pertaining to magicians, mentalists, conjurers and escape artists from the 19th- and early 20th-centuries,... more
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.