The collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, minutes, reports, clippings, printed matter and curriculum guides pertaining to the College Organization for General Service, a student group at the Woman's College of Duke University. The scrapbooks include clippings, photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, and letters of thanks.
George "Jelly" Leftwich scrapbook, 1925-1931 3 Linear Feet — 4 folders Items
Four folders contain newspaper clippings, photos, programs, invitations, tickets, booklets, advertisements, posters, and memorabilia related to the Duke University music department, as well as George "Jelly" Leftwich's personal photos and documents. The items date from 1925 to 1931, the bulk of which is from Leftwich's time as conductor of Duke University Club Orchestra. The folders combined consist of approximately 120 pages.
Men's Glee Club records, 1930-1969., 1930-1969 0.3 Linear Feet — 75 Items
Contains the records of the Men's Glee Club, a social singing group at Duke University, formed in 1927 by J. Foster Barnes. Types of materials include programs, performance schedules, broadcast announcements, a press book, and a pre-concert equipment checklist. Major subjects include Duke University students, male college students, choral societies, music performance, and popular songs and music. Materials range in date from 1930-1969.
Pitchforks of Duke University records, 1980 - 2008 6.5 Linear Feet
Contains articles of incorporation, a constitution, certificates, correspondence, applications, press, flyers, clippings, photographs, rosters, and sound recordings of the Pitchforks, a Duke University men's singing group. Records date from 1980-2008 (bulk 1980-1985).
Robert Lee Durham papers, 1888-1946 0.4 Linear Feet — 400 Items
Contains correspondence, manuscripts of orations and songs composed for Trinity events, photographs, clippings, materials relating to plans for Duke University, a proposal submitted to the Duke family for a school of agriculture and for the choice of "Yale blue" as the school color. Some of Durham's correspondents include B. N. Duke, W. W. "Cap" Card, W. P. Few, R. L. Flowers, J. C. Kilgo as well as members of the Trinity football team. Also contains an inscribed copy of O Duke, Alma Mater from 1933.
Something Borrowed Something Blue records, 1997-2014 1.5 Linear Feet
The Something Borrowed Something Blue records consist of materials related to the activities, performances, album recording and releases, and music selection of the a cappella group Something Borrowed Something Blue. Included in the collection are audition sheets, song licensing information, fundraising proposals, member comments, publicity photographs, and a number of copies of music selections, some with notes, for the group's performances, among other materials. Also included are several albums released by the group, including two from the Jesus Christ Power and Light Company and several from SBSB, and captures of the group's website from 2010-2012.
Songs and Cheers Reference collection, 1913-ongoing 0.25 Linear Feet — 250 Items
The Songs and Cheers Reference Collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research. It includes songs, cheers, and yells from Trinity College (Duke's predecessor) and Duke University as well as clippings and papers regarding copyright and the history of Duke's alma mater and fight song.