The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection Lancelyn Green Bequest

Conan Doyle

There are 24,000 archive items are available to researchers. 

To view please contact us:

Tel:                 023 9281 9311 (City Helpdesk)
Fax:                023 9283 4904

A selection of the books from the collection are available for reference use in the Local Studies section of the Central Library in Portsmouth.

No appointment is necessary.

To use this section of the library, you will need to bring one of the following forms of identification:

  • Portsmouth City Libraries ticket
  • CARN Record Office card
  • Driving licence
  • Current student card, giving your name and name of institution
  • Armed forces ID card
  • Other proof of name and address, such as a gas bill

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In addition the exhibition 'A Study in Sherlock: Uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection' is currently running at the City Museum. This highlights many of the rare and extraordinary items from the Lancelyn Green Bequest.

Find out more about A Study in Sherlock



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