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Arthur Rosson collection on Rurales

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8175

Scope and Contents

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


  • approximately 1942-1944


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing 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 Coordinating Committee.

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.


1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


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 in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Clouds Hill Books; 2013.


Arts and Communications.

Processing Information

Processed; Sarah Flinders; 2013.

Register of Arthur Rosson collection on Rurales
Sarah Flinders
2013 April 25
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States