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Russell Simpson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2336

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs, oil portrait, correspondence, press clippings, posters, a scrapbook, audio tapes, and personal documents relating to Simpson's early life and his work as an actor, including some correspondence from 1910-1920. Key motion pictures are "Godless Men" (1920), "Shadows of Conscience" (1921), "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940).

Dates

  • 1920-1940

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No public access without permission of curator.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Biographical History

Motion picture character actor, 1914-1959.

Extent

2 oversize boxes (2 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2336.xml

Custodial History

Materials gathered by Simpson during his lifetime, donated by his granddaughter, Susanne Strobl Moran and Pam Ogden, a close family friend.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Susanne Strobl Moran; 2002.

Appraisal

Arts and Communications.
Title
Register of Russell Simpson papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 May 12
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States