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MS Thr 772

Magic and joke realia, 1957-2001: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 772
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Magic and joke realia,
Date(s): 1957-2001.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of magic and joke tricks.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Magic and Joke Realia, 1957-2001 (MS Thr 772). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Includes magic tricks, joke tricks, and related ephemera. Includes hot gum and pepper candy, mystic smoke, rubber pencil, squirting nickels, Steven Zorn's The little book of magic tricks, and others. Many of these joke materials were made by the S. S. Adams Company of Neptune, New Jersey.

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