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Henry Jeffery Atkins (Sept 3, 1919 - Mar 19, 2001) was a noted British magician. He is cited as a major force in the [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]] (IBM) British Ring, for which he was honorary secretary and convention organizer for many years.  
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'''Jeffery Atkins''' (1919-2001) was a noted British magician, 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. {{Youtube Thumb|nqxmXzO6g04}}
  
He also served a term as international president of the IBM.
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== Spelling ==
 
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There is occasionally confusion over the spelling of Atkins's name and you will see it occasionally as "Jeffrey".
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.
  
== In Print ==
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== Bibliography ==
* Magic Medley: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans) (1971)
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* [[Magic Medley]]: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans) (1971)
* Cover story in Genii Magazine, Vol. 42 No. 8, Aug. (1978)
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== Spelling ==
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There is occasionally confusion over the spelling of Atkins's name and you will see it occasionally as Jeffrey.
 
  
== Videos ==
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{{References}}
Performing Mummy Levitation
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* Cover story in [[Genii 1978 August]], Vol. 42, No. 8.
{{#ev:youtube|nqxmXzO6g04}}
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* Obit [[Genii 2001 May]]
  
[[Category:Biographies|Atkins]]
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[[Category:British magicians]]
 
[[Category:British magicians]]
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Revision as of 18:47, 21 July 2012

Jeffery Atkins (1919-2001) was a noted British magician, 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
BornHenry Jeffery Atkins
September 03, 1919
UK
DiedMarch 19, 2001 (age 81)
As a performer he specialized in revivals or re-creations of antique magic.


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Spelling

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

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

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