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The Singular Case of Sherlock Holmes in Minnesota

November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reservations are CLOSED

Sherlock Holmes is not just a character on PBS!  He made quite a mark in Minnesota during his career as the world’s foremost detective. Learn how Holmes first came to the state in 1894 and returned for six more adventures. And why the great detective remains very much a presence in Minnesota today via the magnificent Sherlock Holmes Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Event Details

What: The Singular Case of Sherlock Holmes in Minnesota
Who: Author Larry Millett and Curator Tim Johnson
When: November 29, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Willey Hall 125 — next door to Elmer L. Andersen Library

Dessert reception and author signing takes place after the program with books available for sale courtesy of the University of Minnesota Bookstores.

NOTE: We have moved this event from Elmer L. Andersen Library next door to Willey Hall 125. 

About Larry Millett and Tim Johnson

Larry Millett is a journalist, architectural historian and mystery novelist based in St. Paul. He is the author of eight novels beginning with Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (1996) and his latest adventure, Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf Enigma (2017). He is winner of a 2016 Minnesota Book Award.

Curator Tim Johnson wearing a deerstalker hat.Tim Johnson is Curator of Special Collections & Rare Books and the E. W. McDiarmid Curator of the Sherlock Holmes Collections. In these capacities he oversees the Libraries’ rare book collection and over 150 special collections, including the world’s largest gathering of material related to that most famous consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes.


November 29, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Willey Hall
225 19th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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