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Jocelyn Brooke Papers (MSS017), 1964-1965

Collection Overview

Title: Jocelyn Brooke Papers (MSS017), 1964-1965

Predominant Dates:1964-1965

ID: MSS/MSS/017

Creator: Brooke, Jocelyn, 1908-1966

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Jocelyn Brooke Papers consists of Brooke's manuscripts for an unpublished book, two essays, and a set of page proofs for Marcel Proust: A Biography, Vol. 2, by George D. Painter, which Brooke annotated. The typescript carbon manuscript for the as-yet-unpublished book is entitled Furious and Deadly: Experiment in Exorcism.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Purchase from George F. Sims

Acquisition Method:

Accession number 936, purchased from George F. Sims, 1968: July

Accession number 1068, purchased from George F. Sims, 1969: July

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1-3: Furious and Deadly: An Experiment in ExorcismAdd to your cart.
Typescript [carbon] draft, 266 pages. Autobiographical study in the occult, exploring varieties of religious experience, personal childhood fears, terrors, and unexplained occurrences. Emphasis on psychological approach to understanding, with numerous literary and scientific references and allusions. Includes extensive discussion on Christian Science and Mrs. Eddy. Unpublished and some autograph revisions.
Folder 4: Denton Welch: Painter and WriterAdd to your cart.
Autograph draft, 44 pages with heavy revision and correction
Folder 5: The Dual Role: A Study of Denton Welch as Painter and WriterAdd to your cart.
Typescript [carbon], 16 pages with minor autograph revision
Series 2: Manuscripts by OthersAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Marcel Proust: A Biography Volume Two by George D. PainterAdd to your cart.
Uncorrected page proof [bound], 426 pages. Copy annotated with autograph notes in Brooke's hand on flyleaf and inside covers