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Alzina Stone Dale Collection

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

Scope and Contents

The Alzina Stone Dale Collection includes materials relating to her work on Dorothy L. Sayers and is divided into 5 series: Sayers Centenary, General Correspondence, Miscellanea, Thrones, Dominations, and Maker and Craftsman.

The Sayers Centenary series contains event brochures, publicity flyers, programs, etc. from various centenary celebrations, as well as related correspondence. The General Correspondence series holds letters to and from Alzina Stone Dale about Dorothy L. Sayers, and a variety of projects relating to Sayers with which Dale was involved. Various items relating to Dorothy L. Sayers and Dale’s research are in the Miscellanea series, and the Thrones, Dominations series includes correspondence and notes by Dale on the book publishing project. The final series, Maker and Craftsman, contains materials relating to the publication of the book by Dale, including multiple draft copies.


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


Biographical or Historical Information

The material in this archive was given to the Wade Center by Alzina Stone Dale, and reflects her work in Sayers studies and activities over several decades.


1.00 box : 47 folders

1 Linear Feet

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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.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition

1979, 99/97

Related Materials

Researchers interested in this archive may also wish to consult the following resources in the Wade Center holdings:

Dale, Alzina Stone. Maker and Craftsman: The Story of Dorothy L. Sayers. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1978. (Wade Center book collection)

Event File Archive (contains additional DLS Centenary materials)

Love All and Busman’s Honeymoon Archive (Materials Alzina Stone Dale used to edit and publish these two plays by Dorothy L. Sayers. Call nos.: A-32a & b)

Sayers, Dorothy and Jill Walsh. Thrones, Dominations. New York: St. Martins Press, 1998. (Wade Center book collection)

Wade Center Article File (additional materials relating to Alzina Stone Dale and the Centenary)

Other materials in the Wade Center holdings may relate to the topics in this archive. See the archivist for further research assistance.

Other Descriptive Information

There is an acquisition file for this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Schmidt

Alzina Stone Dale Collection
Laura Schmidt
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Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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