Biography and History

Carl W. Jones, a member of the Princeton class of 1911, was a collector of ephemera relating to mentalists, ventriloquists, magicians, and illusionists.

Source: From the finding aid for TC044

  • Carl W. Jones Magic Collection. 1870s-1948 (inclusive).

    Call Number: TC044

    Consists of three scrapbooks of publicity photographs--compiled by C. A. George Newmann and collected by Carl W. Jones--of some 19th- but mainly 20th-century mentalists, magicians, ventriloquists, and illusionists.