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
Call No.: MS Thr 772
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Magic and joke realia,
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of magic and joke tricks.
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).
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Magic and Joke Realia, 1957-2001 (MS Thr 772). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
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.
- (1). Beatrice Houdini button badge, undated. 1 boxes
Includes photograph and signature. Without pin.
- (2). Gum assortment, undated. 1 boxes
Package containing: Red hot pepper gum, Neapolitan (garlic) gum, and Pucker (alum)
- (3). [Harry] Houdini button badge, undated. 1 boxes
Includes photograph. Without pin.
- (4). Hot pepper candy, undated. 1 boxes
- (5). Magic card, undated. 1 boxes
- (6). Magic Master amazing magic trick: magic calculator, undated. 1 boxes
- (8). Mystic smoke from finger tips, 1957, 1988, and undated. 1 boxes
3 tubes, 2 in packaging.
- (9). Panic button, undated. 1 boxes
3 items, 2 in packaging.
- (10). The Redstone box of tricks. London: Redstone Press, 1995. 1 boxes
Edited by Daniel Stashower.
- (11). Rubber pencil, undated. 1 boxes
Made by the S. S. Adams Company.
- (12). Sucker soap, undated. 1 boxes
2 bars, 1 in packaging.
- (13). Squirting nickel, undated. 1 boxes
3 items, all in packaging.
- (14). Twenty-four picture-cards which you can combine together ... , undated. 1 boxes
With German text on verso of box.
- (15). Two-headed nickel, 1994. 1 boxes
Marked: made by S. S. Adams 7-26-1994.
- (16). Wash away your sins towelettes, 2001. 1 boxes
4 packets of towelettes and loose packaging.
- (17). Zorn, Steven. The little book of magic tricks: twenty astounding, easy-to-learn magic tricks. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1994. 1 boxes
A miniature book; with book jacket.