Curator Tim Johnson is now on Twitter. You can follow him @UMBookworm.

Richard Chin's article Sherlock Holmes fans meet at U to deduce more about the detective (8/12/2013)

Sherlockian expert Les Klinger gave the Libraries an exclusive interview while attending the 2013 "Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Place" conference. Watch a portion of this interview here.

U MEDIA ARCHIVE A number of digital resources are now available on the University of Minnesota Libraries "U Media Archive". At present this includes digital scans of Sherlockian pins, buttons, illustrations, and three-dimensional items. Simply enter "Sherlock Holmes" in the search box to see all the items currently available from the Holmes Collections.

The latest addition to the site includes illustrations by Richard Gutschmidt from the 1906 German edition of A Study in Scarlet published in Stuttgart by Robert Lutz.


At U. of Minnesota Libraries, a Curator Beckons Holmes, Sweet Holmes (Profile of the collection and curator in The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 16, 2011)
Case is never closed for local Sherlock Holmes fans Bill Ward article in Minneapolis Star Tribune (August 4, 2010)
The Enduring Appeal of Sherlock Holmes, Minnesota Public Radio Midmorning (April 1, 2010)
PRI and WNYC's Studio 360 on "Sherlock's Archive" (Dec. 25, 2009)
Associated Press article by Jeff Baenen on the Holmes Collections (Dec. 16, 2009)
Associated Press video on the Holmes Collections (Dec. 16, 2009)
University Relations video on the Holmes Collections (Dec. 17, 2009)
University Relations video on treasures from the Holmes Collections (Dec. 17, 2009)
Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) "NewsNight Minnesota" -- Ken Stone uncovers the Holmes Collection (Feb. 5, 2001)
Nostalgia Ventures Production of 1948-1949 radio shows from the Meiser Collection