Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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Dates:
Birth 1859-05-22
Death 1930-07-07
Gender:
Male
Britons
English, Artificial languages

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes.

From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581

English physician, novelist and detective-story writer.

From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353

Doyle was an English mystery writer perhaps most famous for his Sherlock Holmes stories.

From the description of The refugees [electronic resource] : a tale of two continents, 1891-[1892?]. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 663110889

From the description of The refugees : a tale of two continents, 1891-[1892?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122535916

Scottish physician and writer; creator of Sherlock Holmes.

From the description of Arthur Conan Doyle letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], [circa 1915 January 26] (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 503444278

English author and physician.

From the description of The Voyage of the 'Flowery Land' : place not specified : autograph manuscript signed, ca. 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539916

English author best known for his detective stories featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Doyle graduated from the University of Edinburgh and practiced medicine until 1891, gaining a knighthood in 1902 for his work in a field hospital during the Boer War. In his later years he spent most of his time researching and lecturing on spiritualism.

From the description of Memories and adventures : holograph, [1923?]. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 38232919

British physician and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grand Hotel, London, W.C., to an unidentified recipient, 1906 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125443

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a British novelist, short-story writer, essayist, and playwright.

From the description of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle collection of papers, 1881-1944. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164229

From the guide to the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle collection of papers, 1881-1944, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

English physician and author of detective and adventure stories.

From the description of The adventure of the empty house : AMsS, [1903] / A. Conan Doyle. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525272

English physician, historian and detective-story writer.

From the description of Letters to Herbert Greenough Smith [manuscript], 1901-1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647820187

Author.

From the description of Papers 1942-1947. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 702669774

British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best remembered for his stories of Sherlock Holmes, which refined and defined the modern detective story. He also wrote adventure stories in many genres, and published works of history and social and scientific commentary. He volunteered as a medical officer during the Boer War.

From the description of Arthur Conan Doyle letter to Dear Sir, 1905 Dec. 15. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50699178

English novelist and physician.

From the description of Sir Nigel : place not specified : autograph manuscript signed, 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533843

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland, and died July 7, 1930, in Crowborough, Sussex, England. He was trained in medicine, but is best known today for his Sherlock Holmes stories.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 24.

From the guide to the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Papers, undated, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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Subjects:

  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)--Drama
  • Submarine warfare--Fiction
  • English language--Medical English--Miscellanea
  • Watson, John H. (Fictitious character)--Drama
  • South African War, 1899-1902--Poetry
  • Land tenure--History--20th century
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
  • ghosts
  • Landlord and tenant--History--20th century
  • Shorthand--Pitman--Texts
  • Bank accounts--History--19th century--Sources
  • Sailors--Language--Miscellanea
  • Science--Terminology--Miscellanea
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)--Public opinion
  • Spiritualism--History--20th century--Sources
  • Leases--History--20th century
  • Temperance
  • Patriarchs (Bible)
  • Detective and mystery plays, English
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Manuscripts--English
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)--Fiction
  • Prefaces
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Hundred Years' War, 1339-1453--Fiction
  • Adventure stories, English
  • Punic War, 3rd, 149-146 B.C--Fiction
  • Huns--Fiction
  • Spiritualism
  • Spirit writings
  • Imaginary languages in literature
  • Furniture--Miscellanea
  • Jews--History
  • Military art and science--History--Medieval, 500-1500
  • Military art and science--Terminology--Miscellanea
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • English literature--19th century
  • Authors, English--19th century--Biography
  • Authors, English--Correspondence
  • Parapsychology
  • Radio
  • Watson, John H. (Fictitious character)--Fiction
  • Contracts
  • Authors and publishers
  • Billiards
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • English language--Slang--Miscellanea
  • Bank accounts--History--20th century--Sources
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • English language--Technical English--Miscellanea
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Literature and the wars
  • South African War, 1899-1902--Public opinion
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Fiction
  • Bookbinding--Specimens--Pilon
  • Knights and knighthood--History--To 1500
  • Detective and mystery stories, English--Translations into Pig Latin
  • Horror tales, English
  • Hermits--Fiction
  • Discoveries in science--History
  • Authors, English
  • Bookplates--Specimens
  • Alcohol
  • Serialized fiction--History--Sources
  • Spiritualism--Correspondence
  • Telegraph, Wireless
  • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, British
  • Parapsychology--Research
  • Private investigators--Fiction
  • Radio waves

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