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Guide to the British Manuals and Guides to Magic Tricks, Conjuring, Illusions, and Prestidigination, 1915-1964
PA Mss 66  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Acquisition Information
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: British manuals and guides to magic tricks, conjuring, illusions, and prestidigination, 1915-1964
    Dates: 1915- 1964
    Bulk Dates: 1940- 1949
    Collection number: PA Mss 66
    Collection Size: 2.5 linear feet 5 boxes
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Early 20th century British pamphlets and ephemeral guides of a practical nature to magic tricks, largely published by L. Davenport & Co.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English



    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    British manuals and guides to magic tricks, conjuring, illusions, and prestidigination, 1915-1964. PA Mss 66, Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection is organized alphabetically by folder title.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired through library purchase, 2007.

    Indexing Terms

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