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University Archives Multimedia Collection, 1939-2005 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: University Archives Multimedia Collection, 1939-2005Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: San Diego State University

Extent: 8.92 Linear Feet

Subjects: San Diego State University--History--Sources

Forms of Material: Audio Recordings, Video Recordings

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The SDSU University Archives Multimedia Collection consists of audio and video tapes, vinyl records, 16mm film, and compact discs. Recorded on these various media are oral histories of SDSU faculty and alumni, SDSU activities, historical events, speeches, and music associated with the university. Much of the video documents athletic and school spirit activities such as pep rallies and football game activities and there are other segments documenting campus speakers and ceremonies as well as promotional and news pieces. A highlight of the collection is footage of President Kennedy's 1963 Commencement address. Appendix A contains a detailed description of many VHS tapes in the collection.  Media in the collection date from 1930-2005, with the bulk of the material either on audio cassette, film or video.  Please visit the Raising Our Voices online exhibit to listen to a selection of the audio recordings and to view footage of campus.

Subject/Index Terms

San Diego State University--History--Sources

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: 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.

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, University Archives Multimedia Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Other Note: An appendix with detailed information about several of the materials in this collection is available in the Louis A. Kenney Reading Room.

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Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Video Tapes],
[Series 2: Audio],
[Series 3: Film],

Series 3: FilmAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: San Diego State University Marching Aztecs, 1973Add to your cart.
Item 2: "Logan Heights Tour," - Department of Sociology, 1975Add to your cart.
Item 3: "A Time to Dance"Add to your cart.
Item 4: General Scenes, Book IIAdd to your cart.
Item 5: General Scenes, Book IIIAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Aztec Shops Film, 1975Add to your cart.
Item 7: "The Salary Issue: College in Crisis", 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Item 1: San Diego State University Commencement (See video #1), 1965Add to your cart.
Item 2: John F. Kennedy at 1963 Commencement (See video #2)Add to your cart.
Item 3: "Prepare to Meet the Axis Powers," (See video #4), 1942Add to your cart.
Item 4: Clips of student activities (See video #5), 1960's-1970'sAdd to your cart.
Item 5: "The Sight and Sound of San Diego State" (See video #5)Add to your cart.
Item 6: "The Aztec Story" (See video #5)Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Video Tapes],
[Series 2: Audio],
[Series 3: Film],

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