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Guide to the Performing Arts Portrait Collection
MS-0184  
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Arrangement of Materials:
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Performing Arts Portrait Collection
    Identification: MS-0184
    Physical Description: 2.30 linear ft
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Access Terms

    This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Photographs

    Topical Term:

    Artists -- Portraits
    Entertainers -- Portraits

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Use:

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Performing Arts Portrait Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Photographs and other images are filed alphabetically by subject's name.

    Scope and Contents

    The Performing Arts Portrait Collection consists of photographs and other images of several hundred individuals and groups.  The majority of photos are of theater and other arts personalities of the 20th century.  Examples are Maude Adams, Beaux Arts Quartet, Harry Belafonte, Johnny Cash, Judy Clayton, Greta Garbo, Jack London, Steve Martin, Ralph Nader, Pablo Picasso, Mort Sahl, and Frank Zappa.  For additional images, see other performing arts collections and theater scrapbooks held by SDSU’s Special Collections and University Archives.