Take A Look At This Awesome Houdini Scrapbook

Which includes Houdini's insane prop list (which kind of makes Beyoncé's rider look like a piece of cake).

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Here is an incredibly cool thing...

Boston Public Library / Via Flickr: boston_public_library

The Boston Public Library apparently owns this scrapbook of Houdini ephemera and relics. The scrapbook was maintained between 1904 and 1926 by Houdini's friend, Quincy Kilby.

Here, a Christmas card referencing the work Houdini was doing just prior to his death — exposing "psychics" and the like. He would often attend séances in disguise and expose psychics as frauds.