Monday, May 17, 2004

Conan Doyle Archive Goes on Display

via Newsday

LONDON -- Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts got a rare glimpse into the private world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as thousands of personal papers -- from his passport to his jotted-down story ideas -- went on display Friday.

At the same time, the archive has become entwined in a mystery worthy of Conan Doyle's celebrated fictional detective: the bizarre death of a leading Holmes scholar.

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