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Xtremes Publicity Photograph Collection

Identifier: 32-6-1

Content Description

Framed promotional photographs of performers originally displayed on a wall in Rocky's Grille located in the basement of the University Union. Some photographs are signed. Most photographs have a date of performance, though in many cases there are discrepancies with the official listing in the weekly issue of The Rocket newspaper. Some do not have dates and do not appear in a Rocket listing.


  • 1990 - 1995

Conditions Governing Use

The items in this collection are protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use these items in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for educational uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

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Biographical / Historical

Xtremes: The SRU Nightclub, located in Rocky’s Grille in the University Union, opened on January 25, 1991. On Friday nights, from 9:00-12:00, bands, comedians, signing groups, magicians, and other acts hired by the University Program Board entertained guests for a cover charge of $1.00. Shows were advertised in The Rocket. Xtremes operated until approximately 1997.

Most of the framed promotional photographs were of the Xtremes performers, however some of performerances pre-date Xtremes and others may not have performed at Xtremes.


4 Folders

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Arranged chronologicaly. Stored chronoligically except for the David Kaye photograph, which is housed in separate folder.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photos were digitzed and can be viewed in Islandora.

Condition Description

Generally good, some wear. Some photgraphs were not professionally printed and have deteriorated. Photographs to be de-framed for storage purposes.

Processing Information

Photos arrived in four boxes. After being put in chronological order, the photos were de-framed and filed in three manila folders by year. After filing, photos were scanned and added to the Archives database. One photo became glued to the inside of its glass casing, which made it impossible to remove without destroying it. It is preserved in its own fourth folder along with the glass it is glued to.

H. Kelley
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Repository Details

Part of the Slippery Rock University Archives and Special Collections Repository

315 Bailey Library
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock PA 16057