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Museum of Performance and Design, Performing Arts Library
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Collections with online items: 2
Physical collections: 7
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Collection of Chinese Theater Images in California

The Museum of Performance & Design, Performing Arts Library's collection of images related to Chinese Theater in California ranges from 1883-2004, although the majority of the photographs document performers and productions from the 1920s to late 1940s. The photographs depict...

Collection of San Francisco Bay Area Theater Images and Memorabilia

The Collection of San Francisco Bay Area Theater Images and Memorabilia includes photographs, program covers, seating charts, tickets and advertising cards related to theater buildings and performance spaces in San Francisco, Berkeley, and Oakland from 1853 to the 1970s. The...

Commanday (Robert) Papers

Robert Commanday (1922-2015) was educated at The Juilliard School of Music, Harvard University, and the University of California; he conducted and taught at Ithaca (NY) College, the University of Illinois, and at UC Berkeley. In 1964, he became the music...

Elwood (Phil) Papers

The Phil Elwood Papers offers a unique view into the San Francisco Bay Area entertainment scene. Philip "Phil" Elwood (1926-2006) was a music journalist and radio broadcaster. From 1952-1996, Elwood had a weekly jazz program on Berkeley's KPFA radio station...

Fantasy Records Publicity Files Inventory

The Fantasy Records Publicity Files include documents and related materials collected and generated by the Fantasy Records Publicity Department. The materials range from the early days of the company's foundation in the 1950s under the ownership of the Weiss brothers...

Michaelis (Adrian) Papers

Adrian Michaelis (1901-2000) was the producer and program manager for Standard Oil Company's radio broadcast, subsequent School Broadcast, and television show. In 1919, Michaelis began working for the Standard Oil Company as a hall boy. In 1926, through a collaboration...

Susa (Conrad) Papers

This is the personal collection of Conrad Susa (1935-2013), an American composer. This collection includes a rich history of Susa's life from his childhood in Springdale, Pennsylvania, to his death in San Franisco, California. Susa was an award winning composer,...