Bosley Crowther papers

Bosley Crowther papers

Dates: 1924-1978

Correspondence, inter-office memoranda, magazine articles, lectures, drafts of books, and miscellaneous items. Also included are microfiche copies of the collection. The materials relate to Crowther's career as a film critic, his writings and publications, and his work as a newspaperman.

  • Extent: 43 boxes (21.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Crowther, Bosley
  • Call Number: MSS 1491
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1491; Bosley Crowther papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1491, LTPSC.
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File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Film criticism--United States--History--Sources; Film critics--United States--History--Sources; Media and Communication; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Articles; Drafts (Documents); Letters; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Western American business and labor history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.II, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Crowther (Bosley) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-17T04:04-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Prominent American film critic.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts