Guide to the Vishner Performing Arts Collection

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Guide to the Vishner Performing Arts Collection 1940/1990

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Vishner Performing Arts Collection
Dates: 1940-1990
Identification: MS-0263
Physical Description: 3.75 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
Phone: 619-594-6791

Access Terms

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

Genre/Form of Material:

Personal Papers

Topical Term:

Performing arts -- California, Southern -- History -- Sources
Performing arts -- Canada -- History -- Sources
Performing arts -- United States -- History -- Sources
Theatrical paraphernalia -- California, Southern
Theatrical paraphernalia -- Canada
Theatrical paraphernalia -- United States

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, Vishner Performing Arts Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

The Vishner Performing Arts Collection consists of programs, flyers, playbills, and reviews of performing arts events, primarily from Southern California and cities throughout the US and Canada. Also included are a small amount of information about performing arts groups and individuals.

Detailed List of Contents


Performing Arts Groups and Individuals

Box 1

Jack Benny articles (3) 1974, 1981

Box 1

George Burns and Gracie Allen article from Emmy magazine 1984

Box 1

Denver Center Theater Company press packet 1981

Box 1

"A Special Note to Friends of the Company Theater" (Los Angeles)

Box 1

San Francisco Attic Theater 1980-1981

Box 1

American Conservatory Theater Professional Training Programs 1979-1980

Box 1

California Institute of the Arts events calendar 1978

Box 1

California Institute of the Arts graduation program 1978

Box 1

Paper: "Steps in the Making of Walt Disney Animated Productions"

Box 1

Pasadena Playhouse Hall of Fame (honors Gilmor Brown and Dana Andrews) 1982


Programs, Flyers, Playbills, and Reviews

Box 1


Box 2


Box 3