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Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects: A Conversation with Collectors

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects

Join the U of M Sherlock Holmes Collections for an exhibit talk about the remarkable traveling exhibition, “Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects,” at the University of Minnesota Libraries. This event features exhibition’s collector and curator, Glen Miranker, in conversation with Sherlockian collector, Dr. Richard Sveum.

The program begins at 7 p.m. with a reception to follow. This event is free and open to all, but space is limited. Please register if you plan to attend.

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Book sales

The exhibit companion catalogue, Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects, is available for purchase online (and at the event) from the University of Minnesota Bookstores.

About the exhibit

Since his first appearance in 1887, Sherlock Holmes has been nothing short of a literary juggernaut. The Great Detective who dazzled 19th-century readers is just as alive for their 21st-century counterparts, as evident in this traveling exhibition.

“Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects” draws upon the preeminent collection assembled by Glen S. Miranker, rich in bibliographic rarities, manuscripts, books, correspondence, and artwork, all with fascinating stories to tell beyond their significance as literary and cultural landmarks. Named for the address of the detective’s Baker Street lodgings, the exhibition presents items that will intrigue bibliophiles, Sherlockians, and general audiences.

Event details

What: Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects: A Conversation with Collectors
When: Thursday, March 16, 7-9 p.m. | Program begins at 7 p.m. and a reception follows
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455 | Parking and directions


March 16
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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University of Minnesota Libraries


Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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