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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Library Collections

London, UK
Westminster Library Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle collection

Portsmouth, UK
The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection of Portsmouth

Minnesota, USA
University of Minnesota Rare Books and Collections Sherlock Holmes Section

Toronto, Canada
Toronto Public Library Arthur Conan Doyle collection

Kittle Collection of Doyleana, Chicago
Correspondence, photographs, and artwork of and relating to Arthur Conan Doyle and his family, forming a small part of the C. Frederick Kittle Collection of Doyleana.

Sherlock Holmes Sites

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London
Founded in 1951, the Sherlock Holmes Society of London is open to anyone with an interest in Sherlock Holmes, Dr John H. Watson and their world. It is a literary and social Society, publishing a scholarly Journal and occasional papers, and holding meetings, dinners and excursions.
Online portal for all things Sherlock-ian. Maintained by Chris Redmond, author of A Sherlock Holmes Handbook and other Sherlockian books.

Baker Street Journal
With both serious scholarship and articles that “play the game”, the Baker Street Journal is essential reading for anyone interested in Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and a world where it is always 1895.

Best of Sherlock
Extensive collection of the most noteworthy books, DVDs and rare Conan Doyle material. Also includes information on Conan Doyle manuscripts, Beeton’s Christmas Annual, Sherlockian and Doylean computer products, and more. Includes a review and explanation of Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters.

International Sherlock Holmes Societies/Sites

Sherlock Holmes Forensic Sciences Exhibition
The Sherlock Holmes forensic sciences exhibition, four years in the making, which some of you heard previewed a year ago at the Newberry Library’s Conan Doyle symposium in Chicago, will have its grand opening next week at the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry in Portland. After being there three months, it will begin to tour for some years. This afternoon its website went active (Friday 4th October 2013).

Deutsche Sherlock Holmes Gesellschafte
The German Sherlock Holmes Society is dedicated to bringing Sherlock Holmes, the late Victorian era and the world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to life. They regularly meet at Sherlockian events in Germany, including author readings, theatre performances, live radio plays and century markets.

Société Sherlock Holmes de France (French Sherlock Holmes Society)
News, multimedia and an encyclopedia for all french-speaking Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle fans.

The Sydney Passengers (Australian Sherlock Holmes society)
Based in Sydney, New South Wales, Austrailia, The Sydney Passengers is a group of enthusiasts brought together  to share in the enjoyment of the life and times of Sherlock Holmes.

The Bootmakers of Toronto (The Sherlock Holmes Society of Canada)
The Bootmakers are ‘a refuge for writers, educators, legal beagles, those interested in crime or crime fiction, and those who are fascinated by the Victorian era’. Today, they enjoying regular meetings, most of which are held at the Toronto Reference Library.

The Shoso-in Bulletin (A Website of Japanese Sherlockiana)
Website archive of The Shoso-in Bulletin, an international Sherlockian magazine published by The Men with the Twisted Konjo from 1991 to 2004.

Copyright Information

Writers Artists and Their Copyright Holders (WATCH) – Sherlock Holmes Page
WATCH is a database of copyright contacts for writers, artists, and prominent people in other creative fields. It is a resource principally for copyright questions about literary manuscripts held in the U.S. and the U.K.

“For the Heirs to Holmes, a Tangled Web”
The New York Times, January 2010
An article about the ownership of Sherlock Holmes Copyright, written by Dave Itzkoff for The New York Times.

Copyright Issues on
Information about copyrights relating to Sherlock Holmes.

Sherlock Holmes Newsletters

Scuttlebutt from the Spermaceti Press
Monthly newsletter from Peter Blau, charter member of The Friends of Dame Jean Conan Doyle.

Sherlocktron (USA)
An Internet Information Center for Sherlock Holmes.

Sherlock Holmes Society of London Newsletter (UK)

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