Books from The Conan Doyle Collection


  1. Investigate
    The Conan Doyle Collection was bequesthed to the City of Portsmouth by Richard Lancellyn Green, a leadng expert on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
  2. Conan  Doyle Spiritualism
    Apart from Sherlock Holmes perhaps the most significant aspect of Conan Doyle’s later life was his conversion to the cause of spiritualism.
  3. Our Work
    Our aim is to publicise the Conan Doyle Collection locally and internationally. To do this, we attend and create local events and work with other partners on projects to promote access and to the Collection.
  4. Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, perhaps the most famous detective of them all
  5. Author Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 60 mystery stories featuring the wildly popular detective character Sherlock Holmes and his loyal assistant Watson.
  6. Online exhibitions featuring items from The Conan Doyle Collection and celebrating Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's connection with Portsmouth.
  7. Support Us
    How you can support The Conan Doyle Collection.
  8. Learn all about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's celebrated 'consulting detective' Sherlock Holmes, in this free exhibit at Portsmouth Museum.
  9. Shop
    The Conan Doyle Collection contact details.
  10. Volunteer
    Volunteering opportunities
  11. Archives
    Opening times and directions for visiting the Collection's Archive

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