Carl W. Jones Magic Collection
Carl W. Jones Magic Collection at Princeton University 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.
A typed commentary accompanies most of the photographs, and many of them are inscribed to Newmann. Included are photographs of well-known actors and actresses who also excelled at magic, such as Anna May Wong, Veronica Lake, Bela Lugosi, and Edmund Lowe.
The collection was included in a larger gift by Carl Waring Jones to the Rare Books Division of the Library.