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Dale, Alzina Stone., 1931-


Biographical Statement

Alzina Stone Dale is a freelance author/lecturer who has published biographies of Dorothy L. Sayers, G.K. Chesterton, T.S. Eliot and edited "Love All: The Comedies of Dorothy L. Sayers"; "Dorothy L. Sayers, the Centenary Celebration"; and "Sayers on Holmes." Dale has also written mystery travel guides to London, England, New York, Chicago and Washington D.C., two of which have won Malice Domestic’s Agatha Awards. A contributor to "As Her Wimsey Took Her" and "The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery," Dale is a member of the Sayers Society, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, the Authors Guild, and the Society of Midland Authors.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alzina Stone Dale Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Wade-A-39

The Alzina Stone Dale Collection includes materials relating to her work on Dorothy L. Sayers, including the 1993 Sayers Centenary celebration, the Thrones, Dominations book publishing project, the writing of Maker and Craftsman: The Story of Dorothy L. Sayers (a Sayers biography), and a diverse range of correspondence.

Dates: Created: 1967-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1977-1984, 1993; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2016

Alzina Stone Dale Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-106
Scope and Contents

The Alzina Stone Dale Papers are composed primarily of correspondence to/from Madeleine L'Engle, as well as, interviews, articles, book reviews, pamphlets, poems, and media material.

Dates: Created: 1981-1999; Other: Date acquired: 2001

Love All and Busman’s Honeymoon Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-32a-b

This archive is a collection of materials relating to the book containing: Love All by Dorothy L. Sayers and Busman's Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers and Muriel St. Clare Byrne. Edited by Alzina Stone Dale. (Kent, OH: The Kent State University Press, 1984). The items in this archive represent some of the resources used by Mrs. Dale as she prepared the two plays for publication.

Dates: Created: 1935-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1985

Additional filters:

Authors, English. 2
Correspondence 2
Articles. 1
Byrne, M. St. Clare -- Archives. 1
Dale, Alzina Stone, -- Correspondence. 1