ESSAYS


Logan Clendening: Canonizing an Irregular Saint

    published originally in The Baker Street Journal, December 1992.



Hounds Bounding: The Unleashing of Jay Finlay Christ


         a talk to Chicago’s Hounds of the Baskerville (sic) at our October 1993 annual dinner.


“Entertainment and Fantasy”: The 1940 BSI Dinner

    published originally as the 1998 Baker Street Journal Christmas Annual. Morley-

       Montgomery Award dinner for that year. Reprinted in “A Remarkable Mixture”

      (ed. by Steven Rothman, New York: Baker Street Irregulars, 2007).


The Pips, Then and Now

    published originally in the 1999 Baker Street Journal Christmas Annual.


“Giants in the Earth”

    a talk at the 50th anniversary meeting of The Red Circle of Washington D.C. in 2000.


The BSI at Seventy

    published originally in the Sherlock Holmes Society of London’s Sherlock Holmes Journal,

        Winter 2003, and brought up to date in “Certain Rites, and Also Certain Duties.”


“It Is an Old House”

    published originally in The Baker Street Journal, Spring 2004.


“Cordially, Elmer Davis”

    delivered at the 2008 annual dinner of The Five Orange Pips.


Julian Wolff and Still Waters

    published originally in the Newseletter of the Friends of the Sherlock Holmes Collections,

        University of Minnesota Libraries, December 2010.


The Ronald Knox Myth

    published in the Summer 2011 issue of The Sherlock Holmes Journal.


W.T. Rabe’s Sherlockian Who’s Who & What’s What

    by Peter Blau and me, from the Friends of the Sherlock Holmes Collections newsletter, September 2011.


Beyond Coincidence

    a recent Five Orange Pips paper of historical interest, October 19, 2011, at the Grolier Club.



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