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Content Description

From the Collection:

The Dr. Richard Caplan Sherlock Holmes Collection consists of publications, ephemera, and a variety of artifacts collected throughout Caplan's lifetime as an avid Sherlock Holmes enthusiast. Some materials included in the collection are club journals and magazines, convention stationery, board games, magnifying glasses, smoking pipes, deerstalker hats, and an umbrella and cane, both with a sculpture of Sherlock Holmes for the handles.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2019

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 8.0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)