University of Texas at Austin

Rupert Croft-Cooke

Creator: Croft-Cooke, Rupert, 1903-1979
Title: Rupert Croft-Cooke Papers
Dates: 1906-1975, undated
Extent: 104 document boxes (43.68 linear feet) and 9 galley folders (gf)
Abstract: The English author Rupert Croft-Cooke published novels (including detective fiction written under the pen name Leo Bruce), poetry, plays, and non-fiction books on diverse topics, including a biography of Lord Alfred Douglas (Bosie, 1963) and The Verdict of You All (1955), which concerns Croft-Cooke’s conviction and imprisonment, like Oscar Wilde, for gross indecency. The papers include manuscripts of his works, research materials, extensive correspondence, and personal papers including financial and legal records, and military and school papers.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-00988
Language: English, French, Spanish
Access: Open for research. This collection is fully described in the Ransom Center's onsite card catalog. Please contact the Center for details about content or accessibility: Reference