Jeffery Atkins

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Henry Jeffery Atkins (September 3, 1919 - March 19, 2001) was a noted British magician. He is cited as a major force in the [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]] British Ring, for which he was honorary secretary and convention organizer for many years.  He also served a term as international president of the IBM.
 
 
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Henry Jeffery Atkins (September 3, 1919 - March 19, 2001) was a noted British magician. He is cited as a major force in the [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]] British Ring, for which he was honorary secretary and convention organizer for many years.  He also served a term as international president of the IBM.
  
 
As a performer he specialized in revivals or re-creations of antique magic.  
 
As a performer he specialized in revivals or re-creations of antique magic.  
  
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== Honors and awards ==
 
He is commemorated through the Jeffery Atkins memorial lecture held at the annual convention of the British Ring of the IBM.
 
He is commemorated through the Jeffery Atkins memorial lecture held at the annual convention of the British Ring of the IBM.
  
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Performing Mummy Levitation

Henry Jeffery Atkins (September 3, 1919 - March 19, 2001) was a noted British magician. He is cited as a major force in the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring, for which he was honorary secretary and convention organizer for many years. He also served a term as international president of the IBM.

As a performer he specialized in revivals or re-creations of antique magic.

Honors and awards

He is commemorated through the Jeffery Atkins memorial lecture held at the annual convention of the British Ring of the IBM.

Bibliography

  • Magic Medley: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans) (1971)
  • Cover story in Genii Magazine, Vol. 42, No. 8, Aug. (1978)

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There is occasionally confusion over the spelling of Atkins's name and you will see it occasionally as Jeffrey.

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