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Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection logo

The Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection is an independent group that works closely with the Toronto Public Library to support the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection.

Their objectives are:

  • To work with the Library to help maintain and enhance the ACD Collection and its services to the public and, in consultation with the Library's staff, to advise on issues pertaining to the Collection.
  • To raise funds for special acquisitions for the ACD Collection, for the improvement of the physical facilities and for other special projects.
  • To promote and carry out programs and activities designed to raise awareness of the existence and contents of the ACD Collection and to provide educational activities for members.
  • To act as a resource for the ACD Collection and private collections in Canada and elsewhere, in consultation with the Library staff.
  • To work cooperatively with The Bootmakers of Toronto and other organizations dedicated to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his works

Website : acdfriends.org



Membership

You can become a Friend of the Arthur Conan Doyle at acdfriends.org/joinup.html by giving an annual donation. There are four levels of donations:

  • Hudson : $35-49
  • Watson : $50-99
  • Mycroft : $100-249
  • Sherlock : $250+

You will receive their journal [#The_Magic_Door The Magic Door], and a copy of their annual Cameron Hollyer Memorial Lecture publication.


Publications

The Magic Door

The Magic Door is the journal of The Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, published three times a year, including articles about the Collection and news about Friends' special events. The publication's name comes from the title of a volume of Conan Doyle's essays about his favourite authors: Through the Magic Door.



Volume 21 Issue 1 Fall 2020

  • Vincent Starrett in Toronto: The Beginnings of a Bookman, by Ray Betzner
  • The Doll and Its Maker: Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle, by Donny Zaldin
  • For the Love of Books, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Vincent Starrett in the ACD Collection, by Jessie Amaolo
  • The Tales of Captain Sharkey, by Mark Jones
  • Arthur Conan Doyle's Very First Story: A Tiger's Tale, by Donny Zaldin
  • What is in a Name?, by Marilyn Penner





Volume 20 Issue 3 Summer 2020

  • Arthur Conan Doyle's Psychic Bookshop, by Dana Richards
  • Conan Doyle, Houdini and Me: A Personal Journey and a Plethora of Séances, by Barbara Rusch
  • An East Wing Coming, by Clifford Goldfarb
  • Arthur Conan Doyle's Passionate Campaign for Spiritualism Reflected in the ACD Collection, by Jessie Amaolo
  • The Case of Lady Sannox, by Charles Prepolec
  • A Small Request for a Séance, by Marilyn Penner


Volume 20 Issue 2 Fall 2019

  • What's in a Name? William and Billy, by Roger Johnson
  • It is an Unofficial Force, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Arthur Conan Doyle — A Surprising Yiddish Connection, by Clifford Goldfarb
  • The Winning Shot, by Charles Prepolec
  • The Nancy Drew Sleuths Visit Holmes at the Toronto Reference Library, by Jessie Amaolo
  • Brunton the Butler, by Marilyn Penner


Volume 20 Issue 1

  • TBA





Volume 19 Issue 3

  • TBA


Volume 19 Issue 2 Fall 2018

  • A Purchase From the Dan Posnansky Auction: Lot 16, by Dayna Nuhn
  • The White Company, by Michael Lozinski
  • Reflections on the Shaw Festival's Hound of the Baskervilles, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Some Recent items Added to the Collection: Old & New, by Jessie Amaolo
  • The Enigma of Arthur Conan Doyle: "SinS" Revisited, by Donny Zaldin
  • A Conversation with Colonel Hayter on the Reigate Squires Mystery, by Marilyn Penner


Volume 19 Issue 1 Summer 2018

  • Arthur Conan Doyle in Africa, by James Reese
  • In the Footsteps of Arthur Conan Doyle, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Beyond Sherlock Holmes Part 1: The Tragedy of the Korosko, by Hartley R. Nathan
  • Beyond Sherlock Holmes Part 2: The Mystery of the Sasassa Valley, by Brenda Rossini
  • Chris Redmond's "Sherlock Holmes & the Holy Grail", by Donny Zaldin
  • An Appreciation of Peggy Perdue, by Barbara Rusch
  • The Mystery of the Appearing and Disappearing Painting, by Jessie Amaolo
  • A Visit with Victor Trevor, by Marilyn Penner





Volume 18 Issue 3 Spring 2018

  • On the Tracks of Arthur Conan Doyle: The "Canada", by Dayna Nuhn
  • The Decades of Friends and Family, by Doug Wrigglesworth & Cliff Goldfarb
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Lumber Room, by Jessie Amaolo
  • Canon Fodder, by Marilyn Penner


Volume 18 Issue 2 Winter 2017

  • Arthur Conan Doyle and Canada: 1914 and One Hundred Years Hence, by Donny Zaldin
  • The Future of Canadian Literature, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Green Victoria: Mother of Confederation, by Barbara Rusch
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue


Volume 18 Issue 1 Summer 2017

  • Six Steps to Douglas Ainslie, by Al Dawson
  • The Brown Hand, by Monica Schmidt
  • Links in a Chain, by Barbara Rusch
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Conan Doyle's Neologisms: A Debate, by Peter Calamai
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • War, Words & Writers: 100 years on at Vimy, Passchendaele and Hill 70" by R. H. Thomson, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Canon Fodder (The Beryl Coronet), by Marilyn Penner





Volume 17 Issue 3 Winter 2017

  • A Recent Donation: The Gilhousen Collection, by Peggy Perdue
  • Dangerous Work: Diary of an Arctic Adventure, by Donny Zaldin
  • The Green Settee, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Marilyn Penner has retired after 36 years as a Library Assistant in the Toronto Public Library
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Four Pillars in the Cloud
  • A Sherlockian Legend, by Karen Campbell
  • Canon Fodder (The Beryl Coronet), by Marilyn Penner


Volume 17 Issue 2 Spring 2016

  • Universal Themes of Writing by Arthur Conan Doyle, by Angela Misri
  • A Duet with an Occasional Chorus, by Richard Sveum
  • The Green Settee, by Donny Zaldin
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Maxims for the Married
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue


Volume 17 Issue 1 Fall 2015

  • ACD Napoleonic Fascination, by Karen Campbell & David Sanders
  • When No News Send Rumours, by Peter Calamai
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • A Chronology of Waterloo, by Brian W. Pugh
  • Why Conan Doyle Deserves to be Known as Arthur the Great, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • From Waterloo to World War I: In Conversation with R. H. Thomson, by Barbara Rusch
  • Dr. Barnicot Wasn't Fooled, by Marilyn Penner
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue





Volume 16 Issue 3 Spring 2015

  • Conan Doyle's Journalist Circles, by Peter Calamai
  • Arthur Conan Doyle and the South African War, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • Not So Elementary, by Jessie Amaolo
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb


Volume 16 Issue 2 Winter 2014

  • Conan Doyle's 1914 Canadian Adventure, by Chris Redmond
  • The Athabasca Trail, by Barbara Rusch
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • A Prominent Visitor to the Collection (Bernard Cornwell), by Cliff Goldfarb


Volume 16 Issue 1 Summer 2014

  • The Choicest Gift, by Gaby Aviad, Moriyama & Teshima
  • Four Pillars of the Collection, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • Three of Them, by Julie McKuras
  • Storytelling and the Passion of the Narrator, by Donny Zaldin
  • Cannon Fodder (Holmes Warning), by Marilyn Penner
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair (On Seeing the New ACD Room for the First Time), by Cliff Goldfarb





Volume 15 Issue 3 Winter 2013

  • A New Manuscript is Added to the Collection (The Marriage of the Brigadier), by Randall Stock
  • Conan Doyle and the Napoleonic Era, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • How the Brigadier Came to Fort York, by Marilyn Penner
  • How the Brigadier Captured My Heart, by Dayna Huhn
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb


Volume 15 Issue 2 Summer 2013

  • The Archive of "The Good Old Index" Find a Welcome Home, by Chris Redmond
  • "The Lost Special" and "The Man with the Watches", by Bob Coghill
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Silas Brown Reveals the Truth about Wessex Cup Scandal!?, by Marilyn Penner
  • Conan Doyle and the Scientific naturalists, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Introducing the Marilyn & Charles Bailly Special Collections Centre, by Peggy Perdue
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue


Volume 15 Issue 1 Spring 2013

  • The Origin of the Cipher in "The Dancing Men", by Donny Zaldin
  • The Parasite, by Chris Redmond
  • Adventure at Cottingley Beck, by Barbara Rusch
  • The ACD Collection is once again featured in a TD Gallery Exhibition, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Adventure of the Black Creek Irregulars, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • A Letter to the Editor, by Georgina Doyle
  • Professor Moriarty Studies "Adventures with Sherlock Holmes", by Marilyn Penner
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue





Volume 14 Issue 3

  • TBA


Volume 14 Issue 2

  • TBA


Volume 14 Issue 1 Winter 2012

  • From Sherlock with Love, by Dayna Nuhn
  • A Family Visit to Toronto, by Catherine Doyle Beggs
  • The Green Settee, by Barbara Rusch
  • A Most Delightful SinS Conference, by Karen Campbell
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Importance of Being John, by Marilyn Penner
  • The Tragedy of the Korosko, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue





Volume 13 Issue 3 Fall 2011

  • "My own sweet love" — Letters to Jean, by Thelma Beam
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • In Memoriam — Peter Wood, MBt, BSI
  • The Ring of Thoth, by Barbara Rusch
  • Mr. Tom Ue on Shakespeare and Sherlock Holmes, by Karen Campbell
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • A Visit from Bohemian Royalty, by Marilyn Penner


Volume 13 Issue 2 Spring 2011

  • A Letter from Bosie, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Green Settee in the Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • We Get Visitors!, by Bob Coghill
  • The Woman Who Kissed Sherlock Holmes, by Marilyn Penner
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb


Volume 13 Issue 1 Fall 2010

  • New to the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, by Peggy Perdue
  • The Case of the Swedish Letter, by Peter Edwards
  • The Green Settee, by Dayna Nuhn
  • Lomax Himself Visits the Collection, by Marilyn Penner
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Peter Calamai gives the 2010 Cameron Hollyer Lecture





Volume 12 Issue 3 Spring 2010

  • A Family Obsession: Arthur Conan Doyle Among the Fairies, by Barbara Rusch
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the 1916 Olympics, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Fairy Day, by Dayna Nuhn


Volume 12 Issue 2 Fall 2009

  • The Doctor in In, by Marilyn Penner
  • The Many-Faceted Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, by Dayna Nuhn
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • SinS Conference Update
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • A Mystery (Partly) Solved, by Cliff Goldfarb


Volume 12 Issue 1 Summer 2009

  • The Curious Case of the Missing Head(er), by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Michael Dirda Delivers the 2009 Cameron Hollyer Lecture, by Barbara Rusch
  • Conan Doyle Sesquicentenary, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • SinS, A Study in Scandal
  • A New Look for the ACD Friends
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • In conversation with Mr. Holmes' Baker St. Landlady. The Redoutable Mrs. Hudson, by Marilyn Penner





Volume 11 Issue 3 Spring 2009

  • Arthur Conan Doyle in Winnipeg, by Barbara Rusch
  • Grant Allen & Arthur Conan Doyle: A Victorian Odd Couple, by Peter Calamai
  • The Green Settee, by Dayna McCausland
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Steven Rothman Delivers the 2009 Cameron Hollyer Lecture, by Donald Zaldin
  • Notes from the Chair: Arthur and Charles, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Neville St. Clair (The Man with the Twisted Lip), by Marilyn Penner


Volume 11 Issue 2 Autumn 2008

  • Grant Allen & Arthur Conan Doyle: A Victorian Odd Couple, by Peter Calamai
  • The Green Settee, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Canon Fodder: The Indian Question, by Marilyn Penner


Volume 11 Issue 1 Summer 2008

  • A screen scream: The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, by Karen Campbell
  • Good things come in small packages: Cigarette cards in the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, by Stephanie Thomas
  • The Green Settee: Two Inventors, Two Icons, by Barbara Rusch
  • Just a Line, Dearest: Daniel Stashower tells of "A Life in Letters", by Karen Campbell
  • Canon Fodder, by Marilyn Penner
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair: His Last Bow, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • A passing of the torch





Volume 10 Issue 3 Winter 2008

  • What's new at the Toronto Reference Library, by Dayna McCausland
  • Andrew Lycett Unveils His New Biography, by Barbara Rusch
  • The Green Settee, by Mary Rae Shantz
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Canon Fodder: Mr. Stam... er... Stanford, by Marilyn Penner


Volume 10 Issue 2 Fall 2007

  • Notebook on Nelson and Napoleonic Times, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The Green Settee: A Changing of the Guard, by Dayna McCausland
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • The Case of the Mysterious Inscription, by Christy Edina Allen
  • Canon Fodder: An Irregular Book Club, by Marilyn Penner
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb


Volume 10 Issue 1 Spring 2007

  • Sherlock Holmes in Town, by Dayna McCausland
  • The 2007 Cameron Hollyer Lecture with Peter Robinson, by Trevor Raymond
  • The Green Settee: The Author as Epicure, by Barbara Rusch
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb





Volume 9 Issue 3 Winter 2007

  • Arthur Conan Doyle, Toronto and Egypt: A New Connection, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Impressions of the ACD@35 Conference, by Marilyn Penner
  • The Green Settee, by Barbara Rusch
  • Canon Fodder: Hatty Doran (Mrs. Francis Hay Moulton), by Marilyn Penner
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Cliff Goldfarb


Volume 9 Issue 2 Fall 2006

  • Memories from 35 years of a Collection, by Doug Wrigglesworth & Barbara Rusch


Volume 9 Issue 1

  • TBA





Volume 8 Issue 3

  • TBA


Volume 8 Issue 2 Fall 2005

  • Lady Jean Conan Doyle's journal of the 1914 trip to North America, by Dayna McCausland
  • A warm welcome to Peggy Perdue, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • The Fifth Annual Cameron Hollyer Memorial Lecture, by Bob Cartlidge
  • The Lumber Room, by Peggy Perdue
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 8 Issue 1 Spring 2005

  • The Adventure of the Cottingley Fairies, by Peter H. Wood
  • "American slang is very expressive sometimes", by Peter Calamai
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth





Volume 7 Issue 3 Winter 2005

  • Out of the Shadows by Georgina Doyle, by Philip Bergem
  • Les Klinger Presents The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, by Karen Campbell
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • Dan Posnansky Brings Holmes Home, by Karen Campbell
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 7 Issue 2

  • TBA


Volume 7 Issue 1 Summer 2004

  • The Lilly Collection, by Rebecca Cape
  • A Tribute to Richard Lancelyn Green (1953-2004), by Christopher Roden
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • My Life With Sherlock Holmes and ACD, by Stephanie Thomas
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth





Volume 6 Issue 3 Winter 2003

  • Who killed Marion Gilchrist?, by Stephanie Thomas
  • Arthur Conan Doyle & Piltdown Man, by Doug Elliott
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • The University of North Carolina Special Collections, by Dr. Elizabeth Chenault
  • "Out of the Shadows" with Georgina Doyle, by Karen Campbell
  • News from the Friends, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 6 Issue 2 Autumn 2003

  • A Recherché RESI, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Toronto Convention of the ALA (American Library Association), by Karen Campbell
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • Cameron Hollyer Memorial Lecture, by Karen Campbell
  • The Newberry Collection: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Beyond Sherlock Holmes, by Erika Hartings
  • Victoriana: En Studie i Sherlock og Jeeves, by Victoria Gill
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 6 Issue 1 Spring 2003

  • A Treasure Addition to the Collection, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • "L'affaire Dorando", by Barbara Rusch
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • The Marylebone Collection, by Catherine Cook
  • A real Friend passes beyond the Reichenbach, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • Five Years On — Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth





Volume 5 Issue 3

  • TBA


Volume 5 Issue 2 Winter 2002

  • The Vertical Files, by Peter Calamai
  • Bringing Angels of Darkness to Light, by Dayna McCausland
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • An Update From Underground, by Richard J. Sveum
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • News from the Friends, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 5 Issue 1 Summer 2002

  • From Editor to Editor, by Trevor Raymond
  • The Green Settee, by Peter Wood
  • Notes from the Friends, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Berg Collection at 60, by Isaac Gewirtz
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Notes from the Annual General Meeting, by Doug Elliott





Volume 4 Issue 3 Winter 2001

  • 'Such Fun' we used to have in Cameron Hollyer's library, by Jancie McNabb
  • Following in the Footprints of the Hound, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • The unexpected family echo, by Christopher Roden


Volume 4 Issue 2 Fall 2001

  • Brigadier Gerard at the ACD Collection, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • The bookseller just across the street, by Chris Redmond
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • Program Outline: Footprints of the Hound


Volume 4 Issue 1 Spring 2001

  • A library of this kind, by David Kotin
  • Rummaging for riches, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill





Volume 3 Issue 3 Fall 2000

  • The rock of the Reichenbach, by Joseph A. Coppola
  • Conan Doyle a murderer? If only it were true, by Daniel Stashower
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • Friends see actor portray a shivery Holmes, by Barbara Rusch
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 3 Issue 2 Summer 2000

  • Toronto service remembers Cameron Hollyer, by Chris Redmond
  • Keeper of the ephemera, by Sonia Fetherston
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • The comic connection in the Toronto collection, by Dayna McCausland
  • A note from inside the ACD Room, by Marilyn Penner
  • Notes from the Chair, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 3 Issue 1 Spring 2000

  • A splendid actor, very handsome and tall, by S. E. Dahlinger
  • The tales that Hollyer tells, by Chris Redmond
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • News from the Friends, by Doug Wrigglesworth





Volume 2 Issue 3 Winter 1999

  • The ephemera of the ACD collection, by Barbara Rusch
  • Biographer visits Toronto, by Doug Elliott
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • Building the Collection through Gifts and Bequests, by Cliff Goldfarb
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Tiding from Friends, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 2 Issue 2 Summer 1999

  • Hidden Treasures: The Ephemera of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, by Barbara Rusch
  • Roy Pilot discovers the Lost World, by Doug Elliott
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • The other great collection, by Dick Sveum
  • News from the Friends, by Doug Wrigglesworth
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Letter to the Editor, by Christopher Roden
  • Friends annual meeting, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 2 Issue 1 Spring 1999

  • The Last Card File, by Donald A. Redmond
  • Notes from a Man of Letters, by Cameron Hollyer
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • News from the Friends, by Doug Wrigglesworth





Volume 1 Issue 3 Winter 1998

  • TBA


Volume 1 Issue 2 Fall 1998

  • The case of the case-book, by Chris Redmond
  • Beyond the magic door, by Clifford S. Goldfarb
  • The darkness that surrounds the Angels, by Christopher Roden
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • Six months of frenetic activity, by Doug Wrigglesworth


Volume 1 Issue 1 Summer 1998

  • Stepping through that magical glass door, by Mary Campbell
  • The Green Settee, by Chris Redmond
  • A Study in Beeton's, by Barbara Roden
  • Victoriana, by Victoria Gill
  • More about the Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection


Lectures

Arthur Conan Doyle's Waterloo, by Clifford Goldfarb

2020 (28 november)

  • Sherlockian Collecting: A Tour of Clever, Creative, and Weird Pursuits,
    by Rebecca Romney (Rare book dealer)


2019 (6 april)

  • In Sherlock's Footsteps: The Connection Between Sherlock Holmes and the Detection Club,
    by Martin Edwards (U.K. author of criminal fiction, President of the Detection Club and Chair of the Crime Writers' Association)


2018 (21 april)

  • Sherlock Holmes and the Holy Grail,
    by Christopher Redmond (Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle scholar and author)


2017 (20 april)

  • War, Words & Writers: 100 Years On At Vimy, Passchendaele And Hill 70,
    by R. H. Thomson (Canadian Actor and President of The World Remembers 1914-1918)


2016 (28 may)

  • A Sherlockian Legend: William Gillette On Screen,
    by Professor Russell Merritt (University of California, Berkeley)


2015 (27 june)

  • Arthur Conan Doyle's Waterloo,
    by Clifford Goldfarb (Doylean scholar and author)


2014 (3 may)

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Storytelling and the Passion of the Narrator,
    by Lyndsay Faye (author and sherlockian)


2013 (4 may)

  • Conan Doyle and the Scientific Naturalists,
    by Professor Bernard Lightman (York University)


2012 (15 september)

  • The Lost World Revisited,
    by Roy Pilot (Doylean scholar and author)


2011 (30 april)

  • Sherlock Holmes and Shakespeare,
    by Tom Ue (English Language and Literature PhD student at University College, London)


2010 (29 may)

  • The Real World of Sherlock Holmes: How does historical London of 1895 compare with the London described by Arthur Conan Doyle in the Sherlockian Canon?,
    by Peter Calamai (journalist)


2009 (25 april)

  • The Press is a Most Valuable Institution: Conan Doyle as Essayist and Journalist,
    by Michael Dirda (journalist and critic)


2008 (15 november)

  • Tincture of Conan Doyle: The Life and Times of Christopher Morley,
    by Steven Rothman (editor of the Baker Street Journal)


2007 (14 april)

  • Worthy Successors: Sherlock Holmes as Inspiration for the Modern Crime Novel,
    by Peter Robinson (crime writer)


2006 (1 april)

  • When is a Book More Than a Book?,
    by Glen Miranker (Doylean Collector)


2005 (21 april)

  • Welcome to Canada, Mr. Sherlock Holmes: Conan Doyle's Visits to Canada,
    by Christopher Redmond (University of Waterloo)


2004 (3 april)

  • My Life with Sherlock Holmes and ACD,
    by Maureen Jennings (crime writer)


2003 (22 march)

  • The Crime Fiction Canada Project,
    by Jeannette Sloniowski and Marilyn J. Rose (Brock University)


2002 (20 april)

  • The Berg Collection: A Tale of Literary Taste and Scholarship,
    by Isaac Gewirtz (Curator, Berg Collection, The New York Public Library)




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