Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Magic, 1930-1960

Processed by Brooke Whiting; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Magic, 1930-1960

Collection number: 972

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, July 1967
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Material about Magic,
Date (inclusive): 1930-1960
Collection number: 972
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

  • Gift of Willys A. Myers.
  • Gift of Peggy Christian.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Material about Magic (Collection 972). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of pamphlets, periodicals, and ephemera on magic tricks and conjuring.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Magic tricks.


Container List

 

Collection of Pamphlets, Periodicals, and Ephemera on Magic Tricks and Conjuring. v.p., ca. 1930-1960

Creator/Collector: Myers, Willys A., collector
Physical Description: (7 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Mr. Myers, the donor, was in the U.S. Department of State, Consular Service.
Material in box 7 gift of Peggy Christian.
  • 1. Conjuring