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[[M-U-M]] Magic-Unity-Might is the official organ of the [[Society of American Magicians]]. It started in October, 1911 (see [[M-U-M (Roltare)]])  with some interruptions and changes in the title over the years.  
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[[Image:MUMv41n1.jpg|thumb|right|Vol 41, No. 1, June 1951]]
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[[M-U-M]] Magic-Unity-Might is the official organ of the [[Society of American Magicians]].  
  
Prior to M-U-M, in 1902 S.A.M. reports were published in the [[Sphinx]] magazine.
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Prior to M-U-M becoming into existance, S.A.M. reports were published in the [[Sphinx]] magazine starting in 1902.
  
In 1941, S.A.M. awarded [[William Larsen, Sr.]] with the contract to print M-U-M as part of [[Genii]] magazine (June 1941 to September 1945).  
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== Roltare/Houdini years (1911 - 1927) ==
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MUM started in October, 1911 (see [[M-U-M (Roltare)]]) with some interruptions and changes in the title over the years.  
  
In 1947, [[John Mulholland]] was awarded the contract to start printing MUM within the [[Sphinx]].
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Other editors during the early years included [[Henry Hatton]] and other SAM presidents.
  
It has since been running as an independent magazine continuously since June, 1951, when [[Milbourne Christopher]] took over.  
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Starting with the June 1917 issue, [[Houdini]] became editor (this was years after his own magazine [[Conjurers' Monthly Magazine]]. [[John Mulholland]] was his assistant editor. Houdini was underwriting the cost of its publication and on his death in 1926 they could no longer afford to keep it as a separate magazine.
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== Sphinx (1927 - 1941)==
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A deal was worked out to include the MUM inside the [[Sphinx]] with Mulholland  continuing on as editor.
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== Genii (1941 - 1947) ==
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In 1941, S.A.M. awarded [[William Larsen, Sr.]] with the contract to print M-U-M as part of [[Genii]] magazine (June 1941 to June 1947).
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== Sphinx again (1947 - 1951) ==
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In 1947, [[John Mulholland]] took back the contract to start printing MUM within the [[Sphinx]] again.
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== MUM again ==
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Starting in June 1951, SAM decided it was time to start publishing MUM as a free standing magazine again. [[Milbourne Christopher]] became editor and continued until July, 1956. After other editors, [[David Goodsell]] took over the reigns with the Sept 1976 issues and had an unprecedented 30 year run as editor (never missing a deadline).
  
 
==Persons who've appeared on the cover==  
 
==Persons who've appeared on the cover==  
[[Image:MUMv1n1.jpg|thumb|right|First issue]]
 
 
*[[Richard DuBois]] (June 1951)
 
*[[Richard DuBois]] (June 1951)
 
*[[Ace Gorham]] (July 1951)
 
*[[Ace Gorham]] (July 1951)
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*[[Warren Simms]] (December 1952)
 
*[[Warren Simms]] (December 1952)
  
[[Image:MUMv41n1.jpg|thumb|right|Vol 41, No. 1, June 1951]]
 
  
  
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]
 
[[Category:Ongoing]]
 
[[Category:Ongoing]]

Revision as of 22:24, 26 January 2011

M-U-M
MUMv1n1.jpg
First issue
First issueOctober, 1911
Final issueongoing
Vol 41, No. 1, June 1951

M-U-M Magic-Unity-Might is the official organ of the Society of American Magicians.

Prior to M-U-M becoming into existance, S.A.M. reports were published in the Sphinx magazine starting in 1902.

Roltare/Houdini years (1911 - 1927)

MUM started in October, 1911 (see M-U-M (Roltare)) with some interruptions and changes in the title over the years.

Other editors during the early years included Henry Hatton and other SAM presidents.

Starting with the June 1917 issue, Houdini became editor (this was years after his own magazine Conjurers' Monthly Magazine. John Mulholland was his assistant editor. Houdini was underwriting the cost of its publication and on his death in 1926 they could no longer afford to keep it as a separate magazine.

Sphinx (1927 - 1941)

A deal was worked out to include the MUM inside the Sphinx with Mulholland continuing on as editor.

Genii (1941 - 1947)

In 1941, S.A.M. awarded William Larsen, Sr. with the contract to print M-U-M as part of Genii magazine (June 1941 to June 1947).

Sphinx again (1947 - 1951)

In 1947, John Mulholland took back the contract to start printing MUM within the Sphinx again.

MUM again

Starting in June 1951, SAM decided it was time to start publishing MUM as a free standing magazine again. Milbourne Christopher became editor and continued until July, 1956. After other editors, David Goodsell took over the reigns with the Sept 1976 issues and had an unprecedented 30 year run as editor (never missing a deadline).

Persons who've appeared on the cover