Detection Notes Collection by Dorothy L. Sayers
Scope and Contents
This archive contains 5 folders. Photographs are stored in folder 5.
- Created: 1900-1944
Conditions Governing Access
Copies or publication of unpublished materials by Dorothy L. Sayers require permissions from the Sayers Literary Executor.
Biographical or Historical Information
Dorothy L. Sayers is well-known as an author of detective fiction. Her detectives Lord Peter Wimsey and Montague Egg feature in many novels and short stories which have become detection classics. These materials represent some of the research Sayers did to add realism to her works of detective fiction.
The material in this archive was acquired at auction from Sotheby’s in London by the Wade Center in 2012. The original Sotheby’s lot(s) included in this archive are: Lot 104, vi and x.
1.00 box : 5 folders
0.3 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This collection features various documents relating to Sayers's research in the areas of crime and detection, including notes from real criminal trials and detection techniques.
Source of Acquisition
Other Descriptive Information
There is an acquisitions file for this collection. Includes photographs. There is a research copy of this collection.
Processed by Laura Schmidt
- Detection Notes Collection by Dorothy L. Sayers
- Laura Schmidt
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