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== Bibliography ==
== Bibliography ==
*  "Three Master Mental Mysteries" (1929)
*  "Three Master Mental Mysteries" (1929)
* [[Trick of the Month Club] Series No. 1, No. 10: A Fallacy and a Fag (1932)
* [[Trick of the Month Club]] Series No. 1, No. 10: A Fallacy and a Fag (1932)
==  References ==
==  References ==

Revision as of 14:12, 19 November 2011

Delmas W. Jenkins
Borncirca 1907
DiedMay 12, 1985 (age 77)
Nashville, Tennessee

Delmas W. Jenkins performed on a semi-professional around Nashville Tennessee from 1925 until the mid-forties and then became a collector.

He held I.B.M. No. 1543, which he originally joined in 1927 and was a member of the Order of Merlin.[1]

He was a close friend to David Price and when Jenkins passed away, he left his considerable collection of magical correspondence to David Price's Egyptian Hall Museum.[2]

Delmas was one of the organizers and the only president of the short-lived Mysteria Club in Nashville for the younger magicians in 1926.

In the early 1940s, he was charter member #8 of the Magicians Club of Nashville, which in 1951 became the A E Harrison Assembly No. 50 of the SAM.[3]



  1. Obit, Linking Ring, August 1985
  2. Classic Correspondence from Egyptian Hall Museum by Mike Caveney (2010)
  3. Conversation with Meir Yedid from http://www.mymagic.com/magichistory/magis/jenkins-delmas/index.html