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 It provides an annotated compendium of old and new essays on the first years of the BSI, along with unpublished correspondence and accounts from newspapers and magazines.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
BSI Dinner details and photos (BSI Trust website)
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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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