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  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement Note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Related Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note
  • Accruals

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Sybil Eliza Jones Papers
    Creator: Jones, Sybil Eliza
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0316
    Physical Description: 0.42 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1948
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The small collection consists of plays that Jones wrote for students in the Drama Department and Speech Arts Department while at San Diego State, musical compositions (presumably also performed at SDSU), and course materials for music theory and drama classes. The Sybil Eliza Jones Papers are organized into five series: Plays, Music, Scrapbooks, Course Outlines and Lessons, and Miscellaneous.

    Arrangement Note

    I.  Plays
    II.  Music
    III. Scrapbooks
    IV. Course Outlines and Lessons
    V.  Miscellaneous

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    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.

    Related Materials

    Additional information regarding Sybil Eliza Jones can be found in the SDSU Biographical File.

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Sybil Eliza Jones Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Biographical Note

    Sybil Eliza Jones came to San Diego State University in 1925 where, for 23 years, she was a teacher of dramatics and an associate professor of Speech Arts. She was known as a skillful writer and producer of numerous plays, short stories, and musical scores.



    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Theater--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources