A collection of domestic and personal papers and ephemera of Sir Arthur and Lady (Jean) Conan Doyle, including:
autograph notes on envelopes by Arthur Conan Doyle, comprising a list of birthdays, a note 'The Lord is on my side. I will not fear what doeth unto me', and one other;
autograph note by Jean Conan Doyle, 'I will try to be brave & not to break down so that he shall be proud of me ...';
items relating to domestic organisation, including an autograph note by Jean Conan Doyle on 'Our food consumption for 1917', four pages, 4to, with another similar memorandum, 5 pages, 4to, with a collection of ration cards and related letters and printed ephemera; a menu for 17 March 1911, a collection of blank name cards for table settings, and a collection of library labels;
two billiard break books, for Undershaw, January 1899 - September 1905, predominantly for matches between Conan Doyle and A.H. Wood, 14 pages, 8vo, plus blanks, red roan; and for Windlesham, 1907-1911, mostly matches against Stewart or Malcolm Leckie, 35 pages, 4to, plus blanks, brown roan;
an issue of The Strand Magazine for April 1918, including the article '"Three of Them". Chats about Children' by Conan Doyle, with an autograph letter signed by the former nurse Edith Troughton, referring to 'my three darling babies';
a large collection of cuttings of hair from Conan Doyle (including from his moustache) and from the children; and of flowers collected by Conan Doyle for Jean -- including always the first snowdrops of the year;
an autograph manuscript by Conan Doyle, 'Baby's Book', the early statistics and sayings of Denis and Adrian, 21 pages, 8vo (a few leaves inserted), black cloth, with a collection of school reports and a scroll.