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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.  
 
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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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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== Bibliography ==
 
== Bibliography ==
 
* Magic Medley: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans) (1971)
 
* Magic Medley: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans) (1971)
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==References==
 
* Cover story in [[Genii 1978 August]], Vol. 42, No. 8.
 
* Cover story in [[Genii 1978 August]], Vol. 42, No. 8.
  

Revision as of 16:28, 13 September 2010

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.

Jeffery Atkins
BornSeptember 03, 1919
UK
DiedMarch 19, 2001 (age 81)

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)

References

Spelling

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