Title

1987 Sub-Librarians Meeting: A Victorian High Tea with Sherlock Holmes

Start Date

6-28-1987 4:00 PM

End Date

6-28-1987 6:00 PM

Co-Sponsoring Scion Organization

Legends of the West Country

Location

S. Holmes Esq. Pub / Holiday Inn-Union Square

City and State

San Francisco, California

Description

100 years for Sherlock Holmes; 50 years for the Golden Gate Bridge. Tthe 17th (Irregular) annual meeting took place in the Savoy Room, adjacent to the S. Holmes Esq. Pub on the 30th floor of the Holiday Inn-Union Square. The program included a Victorian high tea, announcements/toasts, Sherlockian door prizes, and a reading of Vincent Starrett's "221B". Presenters included Howard Lachtman, writer of "Sherlock Slept Here," on Conan Doyle's San Francisco Visits and Otto Penzler, publisher of the Mysterious Press, on the increasing popularity of mystery fiction. Local arrangements thanks to Eugenia Winter for her spectacular planning.

Contact Information

Marsha Pollak and Eugenia B. Winter

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1987 Sub-Librarians Meeting: A Victorian High Tea with Sherlock Holmes

S. Holmes Esq. Pub / Holiday Inn-Union Square

100 years for Sherlock Holmes; 50 years for the Golden Gate Bridge. Tthe 17th (Irregular) annual meeting took place in the Savoy Room, adjacent to the S. Holmes Esq. Pub on the 30th floor of the Holiday Inn-Union Square. The program included a Victorian high tea, announcements/toasts, Sherlockian door prizes, and a reading of Vincent Starrett's "221B". Presenters included Howard Lachtman, writer of "Sherlock Slept Here," on Conan Doyle's San Francisco Visits and Otto Penzler, publisher of the Mysterious Press, on the increasing popularity of mystery fiction. Local arrangements thanks to Eugenia Winter for her spectacular planning.