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SDSU Special Collections & University Archives

These entries describe historical primary source collections available for research in Special Collections at the SDSU Library. Special Collections houses unique archival and manuscript collections, rare books and manuscripts, and graphic/ephemera collections. For more information on accessing these collections, contact SCUA at or 619-594-6791.

Rare Books Collection 

Our Rare Books Collection contains many historical items related to the subject of performing arts, including Use the PAC Advanced Keyword Search, and limit the location to “Special Collections.” Keyword searches include: play, stage, theatr*, act*, comedy, tragedy, drama, cast, character, costume.


Old Globe Theatre Records (108.17 linear ft.) [ MS-0047]
Vince Meades Sheet Music Collection (unprocessed) [ MS-0004] 
San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association Records, 1936-1990 (136.01 linear ft.) [ MS-0224] 
San Diego State University Theatre Department Records, 1914-1996 (13.75 linear ft.) 
Treble Clef Collection, 1921-1979 (8.25 linear ft.) [ MS-0362 ]