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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Varsity Show Records; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

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Series III: Posters, 1909-1955

Series III consists of publicity posters from Varsity Shows from 1909 onwards. Posters are generally 11" by 17" in size and in good condition. Most posters are printed, however, some from the 1950s are handmade on card, with the image and title etched with paint and glitter: 1954's The Sky's the Limit features an excitable Alma Mater dancing alongside her owl. Posters are stored as part of the University Archive's Flat Files Collection, so the box numbers for this series refer to these flat file boxes.

In Newport--Can Can Girl Illustration,
1909
mapcase FF4
Folder 1
You'll Never Know,
1921
mapcase FF13
Folder 3
Steppe Around,
1922
mapcase FF13
Half Moon Inn,
1923
mapcase FF13
Her Majesty the Queen,
1926
mapcase FF13
You've Got Something There,
1938
mapcase FF14
Folder 3
Fair Enough--Drag Advertisement,
1939
mapcase FF12
Folder 5
Hit the Road,
1941

Box FF14
Folder 3
Saints Alive,
1942
Box FF14
1944
Box FF14
The Shape of Things,
1953
Box FF14
Folder 2
The Sky's the Limit,
1954
Box FF14
When in Rome,
1955
Box FF14
The 121st Annual Varsity Show (Almagedon),
2015
Box FF14

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