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Ruthven Todd Manuscript

An inventory of his writings at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: [Summit record]
Date: --

Biographical History

Ruthven Campbell Todd (1914–1978) was a Scottish poet and novelist, an editor of William Blake, and an artist. He also wrote under the name R. T. Campbell.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Ruthven Todd Manuscript consists of a single volume, a holograph manuscript draft in notebook of an unfinished novel entitled When the Bad Bleed, subtitled "detective novel no. 2 by Richard Brothers" (pseud.)


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Todd, Ruthven, 1914-


English literature, 20th century.
Novelists, English.

Genres and Forms

Drafts (documents)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Ruthven Todd Manuscript,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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