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Sybil Eliza Jones Papers, 1900-1948 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Sybil Eliza Jones Papers, 1900-1948Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Jones, Sybil Eliza

Extent: 0.42 Linear Feet


I.  Plays

II.  Music

III. Scrapbooks

IV. Course Outlines and Lessons

V.  Miscellaneous

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

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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

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, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Plays],
[Series 2: Music],
[Series 3: Scrapbooks],
[Series 4: Course Outlines and Lessons],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous Sybil Eliza Jones],

Series 3: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Pasadena Community Playhouse Program "The Master of Shadows", 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 13: "San Diego State Teacher's College Theatre Guild", 1933 - 34Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Drama Scrapbook and newspaper clippings, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 15: "American Impressions," by Ellen TerryAdd to your cart.

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[Series 1: Plays],
[Series 2: Music],
[Series 3: Scrapbooks],
[Series 4: Course Outlines and Lessons],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous Sybil Eliza Jones],

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