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Special Collections

The Special Collections Research Center is the home of the George Mason University Archives, manuscripts collections, and rare books collection. The collections held by the Special Collections Research Center are meant to support the teaching and research activities of the George Mason University community, as well as the community at large.

They have many collections, including a robust performing arts archive which includes records and artifacts from the Federal Theater Project, Arena Stage, and East German Theater.

To explore their collections, visit their Subject Guide or their website for more information.

Performing Arts Special Collection Highlights

Women in Theatre and Performing Arts

New Deal Performing Arts

For a comprehensive list of Performing Arts Special Collections, visit their Finding Aid on the Special Collections website.