Found 6 collections related to Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926

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
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
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
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
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).
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.