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December 17, 2009

Sherlock Holmes lives on at the U of M

Sherlock Holmes, one of the most well known fictional characters ever created, did most of his detective work in his home country of England. But where's the world's largest collection of Holmes documents and artifacts? Elementary my dear Watson, it's at the University of Minnesota Libraries. With more than 60,000 items it's a unique resource for the public, says Tim Johnson, curator of the collection.

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