Despite the obvious qualities of the books, the publications have been problematic in several ways. Dahl himself mentioned some of the problems in the prefaces to some of the books, e.g. the absense of public or private funding of his research and publications.
Partly on this background, a group of readers decided to establish an informal support group for Dahl's continued historical research and publications. The group had no formal organisation and no dues, but a common goal.
Until Dahl's sudden death in October 2000, the objective of the group was to support Dahl's work with a number of practical activities, e.g.:
At the time of dissolution, the group consisted of the following members:
|Henry L. Weckhorstfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lars Steinar Hansenemail@example.com||http://home.sol.no/~larssh/|
|Michael G. Landmarkfirstname.lastname@example.org|