Jim Marrs Collection, 1963-2013Add to your cart.

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Collection Overview

Title: Jim Marrs Collection, 1963-2013Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1964-1993
ID: 01/ AR0871
Primary Creator: Marrs. Jim
Extent: 29.0 Boxes
Subjects:
Languages: English

Abstract

This collection contains the conspiracy research materials of Jim Marrs, which includes information on the JFK Assassination and cover up stories related to this subject.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Jim Marrs Collection contains his writings and research on various conspiracy projects and theories. These writings include Crossfire, the book from which Oliver Stone’s JFK movie was based, Oswald’s Confession, a graphic novel, as well as materials related to UFO theories and 9-11 conspiracies. The materials include files, notes on individuals, interviews, publications, audio recordings, slides, photographs, VHS tapes and digital media. A web archive is included with the collection in Archive It.

Collection Historical Note

Jim Marrs was an author, a reporter and conspiracy researcher who lived in Springtown, Texas. Marrs was also a University of North Texas alumni. He worked for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Denton Record Chronicle at the beginning of his career. His focus was on the JFK assassination, UFO theories and other conspiracies. He published a graphic novel entitled Oswald’s Confession, a book titled Crossfire, which was the template for Oliver Stone’s film, JFK, along with other titles associated with 9-11 theories and government cover ups. This collection contains recordings, slides, publications and books related to his areas of interest.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is currently being processed. Access to materials may be limited at this time.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2016-084, 2017-01
Acquisition Source: Jim Marrs
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Jim Marrs Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

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