The Drama Department Collection chronicles the history, development, and current activity of San Diego State University's
Drama Department from its beginning at State Normal School of San Diego. The collection includes historical information, financial
material, office memoranda, building specifications, programs, photographs, and production files.
The Department of Drama provides education on the undergraduate and graduate levels for students seeking careers in all areas
of live theatre and the moving arts, and fosters academic and creative interaction between established and emerging artists
on campus and off. It provides its students with an understanding of the great legacy of dramatic literature, technical skills
as they relate to public performance, training in critical thinking and the means to express themselves with clarity and grace.
Copyright interests in some the materials found in this collection belong to San Diego State University. Special Collections
and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder. For further information,
please consult the section on copyright in the rules for using the collections, or contact the United States Copyright Office
at (202) 707-3000 or http://www.copyright.gov.