The Museum of Performance and Design collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1920s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of recorded oral interviews, filmed footage of theatrical performances, and poster advertisements of performing arts. Subjects include the San Francisco Ballet, the Nutcracker, and Beauty and the Beast.
The San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives collection contains audiovisual materials (moving images and audio) and text from the 1960s to 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of oral interviews concerning women's rights, agriculture, the arts, and cultural movements of California.