Arthur Rosson collection on Rurales

Arthur Rosson collection on Rurales

Dates: approximately 1942-approximately 1944

Correspondence, treatment, and trip notes relating to the unproduced motion picture Rurales. Dated approximately 1942-approximately 1944.

  • Extent: 1 half box (.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rosson, Arthur, 1886-1960
  • Call Number: MSS 8175
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Arthur Rosson collection on Rurales 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 8175; Arthur Rosson collection on Rurales; Arts & Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8175, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were created or gathered by Arthur Rosson. These materials eventually passed to Clouds Hill Books, which sold them to Brigham Young University.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Clouds Hill Books; 2013.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Media and Communication; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Letters; Motion picture film; Notes; Research (Document genres)
Processing Information
Processed; Sarah Flinders; 2013.
Appraisal Information
Arts & Communications.
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Finding Aid Title
Rosson (Arthur) collection on Rurales
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Flinders
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:13-0600
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Biographical History

Arthur Rosson (1886-1960) was heavily involved in many of the positions in the motion picture industry.

Rosson was born in 1886. Throughout his career, he worked in many areas of the motion picture industry, including actor, director, assistant director, and production manager. He worked on several films with Cecil B. DeMille, for whom he did substantial pre-production work on the unproduced film Rurales. He died in 1960.

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