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Dr. Saram R. Ellison scrapbooks

Title
Dr. Saram R. Ellison scrapbooks, 1832-1918.
Author
Ellison, Saram Richard, 1852-1918.
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v. 24TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 24Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 23TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 23Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 22TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 22Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 21TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 21Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 20TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 20Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 19TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 19Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 18TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 18Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 17TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 17Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 16TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 16Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 15TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 15Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 14TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 14Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 13TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 13Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 12TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 12Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 11TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 11Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 10TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 10Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 9TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 9Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 8TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 7TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 6TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
v. 5TextSupervised use *T-Mss 1915-001 v. 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

Details

Description
5.66 linear feet (24 volumes and 1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Clippings.
  • Correspondence.
  • Printed ephemera.
  • Programs.
  • Photographic prints.
Note
  • For a detailed inventory of these scrapbooks, please email theatre@nypl.org.
  • Previously cataloged as 8-MZC+ (Ellison, S. R. [Collection of manuscript letters, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, etc.])
Source (note)
  • Saram R. Ellison, M.D.,
Biography (note)
  • Dr. Saram R. Ellison (1852-1918) was a medical doctor and avid collector of magic and related materials, particularly published materials and ephemera. He was also co-founder, along with W. Golden Mortimer and Francis Martinka, of the Society of American Magicians in 1902 in New York City.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1915-001
OCLC
44049049
Author
Ellison, Saram Richard, 1852-1918.
Title
Dr. Saram R. Ellison scrapbooks, 1832-1918.
Summary
Includes manuscript correspondence, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, original photographs, ephemera, and illustrations relating to the founding and early years of the Society of American Magicians (S.A.M.), and the subjects of magic, hypnotism, spiritualism, legerdemain, ventriloquism, and the conjuring arts. Ellison compiled this material into scrapbook volumes lettered B through X2. Loose correspondence, programs, and promotional materials are housed in Box 1.
Biography
Dr. Saram R. Ellison (1852-1918) was a medical doctor and avid collector of magic and related materials, particularly published materials and ephemera. He was also co-founder, along with W. Golden Mortimer and Francis Martinka, of the Society of American Magicians in 1902 in New York City.
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Occupation
Magicians.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1915-001
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