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Oscar Teale

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Oscar Teale
BornOscar Schutte Teale
September 9, 1847
New York City, New York
DiedApril 8, 1934 (age 86)
Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Resting placeUnited Methodist Church Cemetery Succasunna, Morris County, New Jersey
CategoriesBooks by Oscar Teale

Oscar Schutte Teale (1847-1934) was an architect, researcher for Houdini, and illustrator. He published books under the name "Adams Press".[1]


He was member number 38 of the SAM and served as National President from 1908-09.[2]



  1. Based on fact that address for Teale was the same as Adams Press: 240 Broadway, New York City
  2. Mahatma July 1903
  • The Sphinx Vol. 5, No. 11, January 1907, Cover, page 121, MR. OSCAR S. TEALE, page 123
  • M-U-M, Vol. 2, No. 4, January 1913, Illustrious Past President OSCAR S. TEALE, page 2
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 25, No.3, May 1926, Cover, Oscar S. Teale, page 57
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 28, No. 11, January 1930, A Notable Anniversary, page 425
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 19, No. 5, July 1939, THE AMATEUR AND MAGIC, By Dr. Henry R. Evans, page 355