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Ben Johnson film archive, 1908-1994

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-033

Scope and Contents

Filmed interviews and photographs collected by filmmaker Tom Thurman for the preparation of the documentary Ben Johnson; Third Cowboy on the Right. Includes material on the Johnson family, the Chapman-Barnard Ranch, and interviews on Ben Johnson's film career with James Coburn, Peter Bogdanovich, Harry Carey, Jr., Charlton Heston, John Milius, Lawrence Tierney, Lee Purcell, Bo Hopkins, Sheila Benson, LQ Jones, Joe McBride, Timothy Bottoms, Polly Platt, Robert Golden Armstrong, and Harry Dean Stanton.

Dates

  • 1908 - 1994
  • Majority of material found within 1992 - 1994

Creator

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

23 Linear Feet (46 boxes ) : Photographs; 44 betacam tapes; 3 rolls of film

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Legal Status

The copyright on the interviews remains with Tom Thurman. The copyrights on the photographs remains with the original photographer where identifiable; where unidentifiable, the orphan works remain under copyright for 120 years after the date of creation.

Creator

Title
Ben Johnson film archive, 1908-1994
Status
Completed
Author
Marc Carlson, Renee Harvey, Jennifer Donner
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-7-15: Complete upgrade; added subject headings; digital objects.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)