Speckled Band collection of Sherlockiana, 1932-1956.

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Speckled Band collection of Sherlockiana, 1932-1956.

Speckled Band collection of Sherlockiana, 1932-1956.

Collection of correspondence, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and ephemera relating to the stories about the fictional character Sherlock Holmes (by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle). Also includes materials concerning the activities of the men's literary club, the Speckled Band of Boston, Mass.

1 box (1.6 linear ft.)

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Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976

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White, William Anthony Parker, 1911-1968

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Brussel, I. R. (Isidore Rosenbaum), 1895-

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Keddie, James, 1907-1983

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Vincent Starrett

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Burke, Edmund

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Haycraft, Howard, 1905-1991

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Sanson, S. Ashley.

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Harold Wilmerding Bell (1885-1947) was an archaeologist and a collector of books and manuscripts relating to the fictional character, Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Bells collection of Sherlockiana was bequeathed to a Boston mens literary club called the Speckled Band. From the guide to the Speckled Band collection of Sherlockiana, 1932-1956., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

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Wigglesworth, Belden.

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Muir, Percy H. (Percy Horace), 1894-1979

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Hopkinson, Cecil.

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