Records of the Scottish Conjurors' Association, Glasgow, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Photographs, posters, and programmes, press cuttings, menus for annual dinners, syllabi, letters to the Scottish Conjurors' Association, constitution and bye-laws, 1924-1965
  • Scrapbook of material relating to the SCA , 1924-1934
  • Material relating to the Scottish Association of Magical Societies, 1952-1972
  • Syllabi of the Glasgow Society of Magicians, 1922-1923
  • Photograph of the Glasgow Society of Magicians, c1922

Administrative / Biographical History

The Scottish Conjurors' Association was founded in 1924  succeeding the Glasgow Society of Magicans. Membership was open to all interested in the art of magic. Activities included lectures, demonstrations and social events. There was a free reference library and club magazine, The Thistle. It held its meetings twice a month in Glasgow, Scotland. The first Scottish Magical Convention, Glasgow, 1938 was organised by the SCA . The Scottish Association of Magical Societies was founded in 1951 and the SCA became a member. The Scottish Conjurors' Association is still in existence.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

None at present, please contact Glasgow University Library Special Collections Department for further details

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jo Peattie, Scottish Archive Network Project

Conversion from MS Access database, formatting and controlled access terms added by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, October 2002

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