Irregular Memories of the ‘Thirties

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Irregular Memories of the ‘Thirties.

Edited by Jon L. Lellenberg.

This volume of the BSI archival-history series covers the conception, birth, and development of the BSI in its first decade. It provides an annotated compendium of old and new essays on the first years of the BSI, along with unpublished correspondence and accounts from newspapers and magazines.

267 pages, 8.5″ x 5.5″ paperback, 1990.
With photos and drawings

Irregular Memories of the ‘Thirties

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Table of Contents for Irregular Memories

Introduction: For It Is Always 1934

“An Agreeable Amusement”
By Christopher Morley

The Irregular Upbringing and Tastes of Christopher Morley
by Steven Rothman

The Origin of 221B Worship
by Robert K. Leavitt

Before the Rise: The Grillparzer Book
by George Fletcher

“Our Organ is the Saturday Review of Literature
by Peter E. Blau

The Sherlock Holmes Crossword
by Albert and Julia Rosenblatt

The Sherlock Holmes Society
by R. Ivar Gunn

The First BSI Annual Dinner: A Compendium of Reports

The Baker Street Irregulars
by Alexander Woollcott

Most Irregular Membership

The BSI Branches Out
by Richard W. Clarke

The 1936 BSI Dinner: Some History, Marginalia and Fantasy

Baker Street Irregularities
by Henry Morton Robinson

Enter Edgar W. Smith

221B and All That

The 1940 BSI Dinner!

The Speckled Band of Boston

The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars

The ‘Thirties Bow Out

A Final Word
by Vincent Starrett


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About the Series

The Baker Street Irregulars, the literary society focused on Sherlock Holmes, publishes a BSI History & Biography series about the organization and its members.

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