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Dorothy L. Sayers Centenary Archive

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Wade-A-33

Scope and Contents

This archive contains 13 series, each relating to different centenary events, items, or publications:

1) Dorothy L. Sayers Centenary Lecture, Witham Library, May 12, 1993, 2) Dorothy L. Sayers Symposium, Johannes Gutenberg University, May 21-22, 1993, 3) Dorothy L. Sayers Society Centenary Celebrations, Oxford, June 13, 1993, 4) “Festival Evensong: In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dorothy L. Sayers,” St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago, June 13, 1993, 5) D.L.S. Centenary Celebrations, Bluntisham, July 1-4, 1993, sponsored by the Dorothy L. Sayers Society, 6) Dorothy L. Sayers Centenary Convention at Somerville College, July 23-26, 1993, 7) Christ Parish Church service of thanksgiving for the life and work of Dorothy L. Sayers, September 12, 1993, 8) Dorothy L. Sayers Centennial Celebration in Madison, WI, September 24-26, 1993, 9) The Jewels of Wheaton and the Treasures of Wheaton presentations focusing on Dorothy L. Sayers, 10) Dorothy L. Sayers: More than a Mystery Writer, November 12, 1993, at Saint James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago, 11) Dorothy L. Sayers: The Centenary Celebration edited by Alzina Stone Dale, 1993, 12) Materials relating to miscellaneous Centenary events, 13) Miscellaneous items relating to the centenary year of Dorothy L. Sayers.


  • Created: 1993



1.00 box : 67 folders

0.5 Linear Feet

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This archive contains materials relating to the centenary of the birth of Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) in 1993.  Items included are schedules and programs from related events as well as newspaper clippings regarding the centenary.

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Related Materials

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

Alzina Stone Dale Collection

Dorothy L. Sayers: The Centenary Celebration. Alzina Stone Dale, ed. New York: Walker, 1993.

Events File Archive

Wade Center Article File (various articles on the centenary, and reviews of centenary-related publications)

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

Includes photographs.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Schmidt

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Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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