Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

British manuals and guides to magic tricks, conjuring, illusions, and prestidigitation

Early 20th century British pamphlets and ephemeral guides of a practical nature to magic tricks, largely published by L. Davenport & Co.

For a description and inventory of the collection, consult the finding guide in the Online Archive of California (OAC). A paper copy of the finding guide is also available in the Special Collections Reading Room.