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.
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.