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Series I: Productions, 1894-2008

Series I contains all non-photographic materials relating to individual productions of The Varsity Show, including original scripts and scores, programs, promotional materials and press clippings. For some productions there are also audio or video recordings available. Productions are arranged chronologically in ascending order from 1894 to the present. Some productions have extensive supplementary materials, including scripts, scores and musical parts for the orchestra. The Varsity Show was not performed every year and had a hiatus from 1967 to 1982. Info about the annual I.A.L. Diamond award (established in 2004) can also be found in the appropriate production files for a given year.

This series also includes a small amount of miscellaneous supplementary materials, which document other Columbia musicals related to the Varsity Show including Clare de Lune, a 1923 musical comedy by Barnard's Edythe Sheehan and The Soldier's Wedding, a 1907 musical by Varsity writer Walter E. Kelley

General, 1925-2014

Box 1
Folder 1
Joan of Arc,
1894
Box 1
Folder 2
The Buccaneer
General,
1896
Box 1
Folder 3
Score-Fragments,
1896

Box 7
Folder 1
Script-Partial,
1896
Box 7
Folder 2
Vocal Selections,
1896
Box 7
Folder 3
Cleopatra
General,
1897

Box 1
Folder 4
Bass Part,
1897

Box 2
Folder 1
Bassoon Part,
1897
Box 2
Folder 2
Cello Part,
1897
Box 2
Folder 3
Clarinet Part,
1897
Box 2
Folder 4
Cornet Part,
1897
Box 2
Folder 5
Flute Part,
1897
Box 2
Folder 6
Horns Part,
1897
Box 2
Folder 7
Oboe Part,
1897
Box 2
Folder 8
Overture,
1897
Box 2
Folder 9
Score,
1897
Box 2
Folder 10
Act One Score,
1897
(2 Folders)

Box 3
Folder 2
Act One Number Four Score,
1897
Box 3
Folder 3
Second Violin Part,
1897
Box 3
Folder 4
Trombone Part,
1897
Box 3
Folder 5
Tympani Drums Part,
1897
Box 3
Folder 6
Viola Part,
1897
Box 3
Folder 7
Violin Part,
1897
Box 3
Folder 8
Cleopatra,
1899

Box 1
Folder 5
The Governor’s Vrouw,
1900
Box 1
Folder 6
The Princess Proud,
1901
Box 1
Folder 7
The Vanity Fair
General,
1902
Box 1
Folder 8
Bass Part,
1902

Box 3
Folder 11
Bassoon Part,
1902
Box 3
Folder 12
Cornet Part,
1902

Box 4
Folder 1
First Violin Part,
1902
Box 4
Folder 2
Oboe Part,
1902
Box 4
Folder 3
Score,
1902
(2 Folders)
Box 4
Folder 4 to 5
Second Violin,
1902
Box 4
Folder 6
Timpani and Drum Part,
1902
Box 4
Folder 7
Trombone Part,
1902
Box 4
Folder 8
Viola Part,
1902
Box 4
Folder 9
The Mischief Maker,
1903

Box 1
Folder 9
The Isle of Illusia,
1904
Box 1
Folder 10
The Khan of Kathan,
1905
Box 1
Folder 11
Vocal Numbers,
1905

Box 4
Folder 10
The Conspirators
General,
1906

Box 1
Folder 12
He Just Wants You Score,
circa 1906

Box 15
Folder 9
Score, circa
1906
(3 Folders)
Box 15
Folder 10 to 12
The Typhoon Score,
circa 1906
Box 15
Folder 13
The Ides of March,
1907

Box 1
Folder 13
Mr. King,
1908
Box 1
Folder 14
In Newport,
1909
Box 1
Folder 15
The King of Hilaria
General,
1910

Box 5
Folder 1
Script,
1910
Box 5
Folder 2
Costume Plot,
1910
Box 5
Folder 3
Bass Part,
1910

Box 6
Folder 1
Bassoon Part,
1910

Box 21
Folder 1
Cello Part,
1910

Box 6
Folder 2
Clarinet Part,
1910

Box 21
Folder 2
Cornet Part,
1910
Box 21
Folder 3
First Violin Part,
1910

Box 6
Folder 3
Flute Part,
1910
Box 6
Folder 4
Horns Part,
1910

Box 21
Folder 4
Oboe Part,
1910
Box 21
Folder 5
Piano Part,
1910

Box 6
Folder 5
Second Violin Part,
1910
Box 6
Folder 6
Timpani Drums Part,
1910

Box 21
Folder 6
Trombone Part,
1910

Box 6
Folder 7
Viola Part,
1910
Box 6
Folder 8
Made in India
General,
1911

Box 5
Folder 4
Score,
1911

Box 7
Folder 4
The Mysterious Miss Apache,
1912

Box 5
Folder 5
The Brigands,
1913
Box 5
Folder 6
The Merry Lunatics
General,
1914
Box 5
Folder 7
Bass Clarinet Part,
1914

Box 7
Folder .5
Bassoon Part,
1914
Box 7
Folder 6
Clarinet Part,
1914

Box 14
Folder 1
Contra Bassoon Part,
1914
Box 14
Folder 2
First Violin Part,
1914
Box 14
Folder 3
Horns Part,
1914
Box 14
Folder 4
Oboe Part,
1914

Box 7
Folder 7
Overture,
1914
Box 7
Folder 8
Piano Part,
1914
Box 7
Folder 9
Score,
1914
(2 Folders)

Box 14
Folder 5 to 6
Second Bassoon Part,
1914

Box 15
Folder 1
Second Oboe Part,
1914
Box 15
Folder 2
Trombone Part,
1914

Box 8
Folder 1
Trumpet Part,
1914
Box 8
Folder 2
Tuba Part,
1914

Box 15
Folder 3
Tympani Part,
1914
(2 Folders)
Box 15
Folder 4 to 5
On Your Way,
1915

Box 5
Folder 8
The Peace Pirates,
1916
Box 5
Folder 9
Home, James
General,
1917
Box 5
Folder 10
Script--with Notes,
1917
Box 5
Folder 11
Assorted Musical Parts,
1917

Box 21
Folder 6
Cello Part,
1917

Box 8
Folder 3
Drums Part,
1917
Box 8
Folder 4
Flute Part,
1917
Box 8
Folder 5
Score--Incomplete,
1917
Box 8
Folder 6
Ten for Five
General,
1918

Box 5
Folder 12
Bass Part,
1918

Box 8
Folder 7
Cello Part,
1918
Box 8
Folder 8
Clarinet Part,
1918

Box 9
Folder 1
Drums Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 2
First Violin Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 3
Flute Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 4
Score--Incomplete,
1918
(3 Folders)
Box 9
Folder 5 to 7
Trombone Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 8
Trumpet Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 9
Tympani and Drums Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 10
Viola Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 11
Violin Part,
1918
Box 9
Folder 12
Take a Chance,
1919

Box 10
Folder 1
Fly with Me,
1920s
General,
1920
Box 10
Folder 2
Score,
1920

Box 21
Folder 7
You'll Never Know,
1921

Box 10
Folder 3
Steppe Around
General,
1922
Box 10
Folder 4
Actors' Parts,
1922
(2 Folders)

Box 9
Folder 13 to 14
Score,
1922
Box 9
Folder 15
Half Moon Inn,
1923

Box 10
Folder 5
Old King's,
1924
Box 10
Folder 6
Half Moon Inn,
1925
Box 10
Folder 7
His Majesty, The Queen,
1926
Box 10
Folder 8
Betty Behave,
1927
Box 10
Folder 9
Zuleika,
1928
Box 10
Folder 10
Oh Hector,
1929

Box 11
Folder 1
Heigo Pharaoh,
1930
Box 11
Folder 2
Great Shakes,
1931
Box 11
Folder 3
How Revolting,
1932
Box 11
Folder 4
Home James,
1933
Box 11
Folder 5
Laugh it Off!,
1934
Box 11
Folder 6
Flair Flair the Idol of Paree,
1935
Box 11
Folder 7
Off your Marx,
1936
Box 11
Folder 8
Some of the People
General,
1937
Box 11
Folder 9
Alto Saxophone Part,
1937
(2 Folders)

Box 12
Folder 1 to 2
Bass Part,
1937
Box 12
Folder 3
Cello Part,
1937
Box 12
Folder 4
Drums Part,
1937
Box 12
Folder 5
First Violin Part,
1937
Box 12
Folder 6
Flute Part,
1937
Box 12
Folder 7
Tenor Saxophone Part,
1937
(2 Folders)
Box 12
Folder 8 to 9
Trumpet Part,
1937
(3 Folders)
Box 12
Folder 10 to 12
Violin Cello Part,
1937
Box 12
Folder 13
Violin Part,
1937
Box 12
Folder 14
You've got Something There
General,
1938

Box 11
Folder 10
Alto Saxophone Part,
1938
(2 Folders)

Box 13
Folder 1 to 2
Bass Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 3
Cello Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 4
Drums Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 5
First Trumpet Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 6
First Violin Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 7
Tenor Saxophone Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 8
Second Trumpet Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 9
Third Trumpet Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 10
Trombone Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 11
Violin Part,
1938
Box 13
Folder 12
Fair Enough,
1939

Box 11
Folder 11
Life Begins in '40
General,
1940
Box 11
Folder 12
Score,
1940

Box 15
Folder 6
Hit the Road,
1941

Box 16
Folder 1
Saints Alive,
1942
Box 16
Folder 2
Second the Motion,
1945
Box 16
Folder 3
Step Right Up
General,
1946
Box 16
Folder 4
Lullaby Music,
circa 1946

Box 15
Folder 7
Madeline Waltz Music,
circa 1946
Box 15
Folder 8
Dead to Rights,
1947

Box 16
Folder 5
Streets of New York,
1948
Box 16
Folder 6
Mr. Oscar,
1949
Box 16
Folder 7
Wait for It,
1950
Box 16
Folder 8
Streets of New York
General,
1952
Box 16
Folder 9
Record Album,
1952

Box 30

B-side of album contains music from T.S Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral performed by Columbia University Players

digital copy available

Shape of Things
General,
1953

Box 16
Folder 10
Record Album,
1953

Box 30

digital copy available

Sky's the Limit,
1954
General,
1954

Box 16
Folder 11
Record Album,
1954

Box 30

digital copy available

When in Rome
General,
1955

Box 16
Folder 12
Record Album,
1955

Box 30

digital copy available

Not Fit to Print
(Record Album only),
1956
Box 30
The Voice of the Sea
(Record Album only),
1957
Box 30
The Streets of New York - Revival
(Record Album only),
1958
Box 30
Dig That Treasure
(Record Album only),
1959
Box 30
Elsinore,
1963

Box 16
Folder 13
The Bawd's Opera,
1966
Box 16
Folder 14
The Feathertop,
1967
Box 16
Folder 15
The Great Columbia Riots of '78,
1978
Box 16
Folder 16
Fly with Me,
1980
General,
1980
(2 Folders)
Box 16
Folder 17 to 18
Conductor's Score
(2 volumes)

Box 22
Harp Part

Box 23
Folder 1
Cello 1 Part
Box 23
Folder 2
Cello 2 Part
Box 23
Folder 3
Viola 1 Part
Box 23
Folder 4
Viola 2 Part
Box 23
Folder 5
Bass 1 Part

Box 24
Folder 1
Violin A1 Part
Box 24
Folder 2
Violin A2 Part
Box 24
Folder 3
Violin B1 Part
Box 24
Folder 4
Violin B2 Part
Box 24
Folder 5
Oboe 1 Part

Box 25
Folder 1
Bassoon 1 Part
Box 25
Folder 2
Clarinet 1 Part
Box 25
Folder 3
Clarinet 2 Part
Box 25
Folder 4
Flute 1 Part
Box 25
Folder 5
Horns 1 and 2 Parts

Box 26
Folder 1
Tuba 1 Part
Box 26
Folder 2
Trumpets 1 and 2 Parts
Box 26
Folder 3
Trombone 1 Part
Box 26
Folder 4
Percussion Part
Box 26
Folder 5
Script
(7 copies)

Box 27
Folder 1-7
Bass Part

Box 28
Folder 1
Piano Part
Box 28
Folder 2
Contact Sheet
Box 28
Folder 3
Notes
Box 28
Folder 4
Dinner
Box 28
Folder 5
Research Notes
Box 28
Folder 6-7
Publicity--Advertising Campaign
Box 28
Folder 8
Publicity--Media Coverage (reviews and ads)
Box 28
Folder 9
Logos
Box 28
Folder 10
Programs
Box 28
Folder 12
Short Film
Box 28
Folder 13
Recording Orders
Box 28
Folder 14
Recording
Box 28
Folder 15
Recording--Bruce Yeko Files

Box 29
Folder 1
Proposal to Publish
Box 29
Folder 2
Royalties
Box 29
Folder 3-4
Proposal and Budget
Box 29
Folder 5
Copyright
Box 29
Folder 6
Contracts
Box 29
Folder 7
Richard Rodgers and Mrs. Rodgers
Box 29
Folder 8
Correspondence
Box 29
Folder 9-12
McMillin Theatre
Box 29
Folder 13
Alumni and Trustees
Box 29
Folder 14
Reel to Reel tape of WQXR "Listening Room"
1980 April 21
Box 29
Folder 15
Videocassette of Production
Box 29
Folder 16
Columbia Graffiti,
1982

Box 16
Folder 19
College on Broadway,
1982
Box 16
Folder 20
Fear of Scaffolding,
1983
Box 16
Folder 21
The New U,
1984
Box 16
Folder 22
Lost in Place,
1985
Box 16
Folder 23
Sans Souci be Happy,
1989

Box 17
Folder 1
Behind the Lion Curtain,
1990
Box 17
Folder 2
The Silence of the Lions,
1991
Box 17
Folder 3
The Lion Game,
1993
Box 17
Folder 4
Columbia History of the World,
1994
Box 17
Folder 5
Step Inside,
1995
Box 17
Folder 6
Enlargement and Enhancement,
1997
Box 17
Folder 7
Love is Indefinite,
1998
Box 17
Folder 8
Dial D for Deadline,
General,
2003
Box 17
Folder 9
DVD,
2003

Box 32
Off Broadway
General,
2004

Box 17
Folder 10
DVD (3 copies),
2004

Box 32
The Sound of the Muses,
General,
2005

Box 17
Folder 11
DVD,
2005

Box 32
Misery Loves Columbia,
General,
2006

Box 17
Folder 12
DVD (2 copies),
2006
Box 17
Folder 12
Insufficent Funds,
General,
2007
Box 17
Folder 13
DVD,
2007

Box 32
Morningside Hates
(DVD only),
2008
Box 32
The Gates of Wrath
General,
2009

Box 17
Folder 14
DVD,
2009

Box 32
College Walk of Shame
General,
2010

Box 17
Folder 15
DVD,
2010

Box 32
Another Scandal!,
2011

Box 17
Folder 16
The Corporate Core,
2012
Box 17
Folder 17
The Great Netscape,
2013

Box 31
Folder 2
Morningside Nights,
2014
Box 31
Folder 3
Almagedon,
2015
Box 31
Folder 4
A King's College,
2016
Box 31
Folder 5
A Tale of Two Colleges,
2016
Box 31
Folder 6
Unidentified Script Fragment,
undated
Box 31
Folder 1
Unidentified Scores
French Song,
undated

Box 18
Folder 1
Wooden Shoe Dance,
undated
Box 18
Folder 2
Unidentified Scores,
undated
(7 Folders)
Box 18
Folder 3 to 9
Unidentified Score--by Hugo Frey,
circa 1916

Box 21
Folder 8
Miscellaneous Supplementary Materials, 1907-1923

Box 20
Folder 22

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