Big Red Band Miscellany,1905-2003.

Collection Number: 37-6-3112

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Big Red Band miscellany, 1905-2003.
Collection Number:
37-6-3112
Creator:
Cornell University.Big Red Marching Band.
Quantity:
7.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Audio Recordings, Computer Media, Correspondence, Memorabilia, Newspapers, Photographs, Publications, Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Material documenting the history of the Cornell University Big Red Marching Band, including print and audio visual items.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

"Big Red Band Notes," newsletter; "Through the Years with the Big Red Band," 1990; clippings; t-shirts, 1983, 2001-2003; and alumni visor hat. Also, movie films of band shows from the late 1940s through the late 1950s. 16mm motion picture films of the Cornell Big Red Band in color and black and white. Includes footage of the bannd at Niagara, Princeton, Columbia 1948; University of Pennsylvania, n.d.; Presidential Review, 20 May, 1954; Coumbia 1 November 1958; Penn. crew formation. Other reels are unidentified.
Includes files, photographs, scrapbooks, and recordings.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Cornell University--Songs and music.
Cornell University--Societies,etc.

Subjects:
Cornell University--Students.
Music--Societies,etc.
Band music.
Marching bands.

Form and Genre Terms:
T-shirts.
Motion pictures (visual works).
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Big Red Band miscellany, #37-6-3112. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
See also Cornell University football motion pictures movies, videos, and film, #40-2-2205
SERIES LIST

Series I. Photo Albums and Scrapbooks
Boxes 1-2
Box 3 Folders 1-13
Box 8, 2 Albums
Box 9, 10
Series II. Photographs not in Albums
Box 3 Folders 14, 16-20, 22-83
Box 4 Folders 1-18, 30
Series III. Miscellaneous
Box 3 Folder 15, 21
Box 4 Folders 19-29, 31-36
Box 6, Bow, Buttons, 4 Plaques
Series IV. Media
Box 5, 5 tapes, 16 CDs
Box 6, 3 VHS, 1 BETA
Box 7, Reel to Reel Film, 5 Mini-Records, 17 Records, Box 12, 12 reels.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 10 Folder Album 1
Cornell Band (Part I of II)
1905-1952
Box 10 Folder Album 2
Cornell Band (Part II of II)
1949-1952
Box 10 Folder Album 3
Cornell Band
1952-1953
Box 10 Folder Album 4
Cornell Band
1955-1957
Box 10 Folder Album 5
Cornell Band
1957-1962
Box 10 Folder Album 6
Cornell Band
1982-1984
Box 11 Folder 1-9
Photographs-1981 Scrapbook
1981
Box 11 Folder 10-14
Photographs-1981 Scrapbook
1981
Box 11 Folder 15-24
Photographs-1985 Scrapbook
1985
Box 11 Folder 25-32
Photographs-1986 Scrapbook
1986
Box 11 Folder 33-46
Presenting the 1987 Big Red Band and Alumni Band
1987
Box 11 Folder 47-61
Cornell Big Red Marching Band: The Only REAL Marching Band in the Ivy League
1991
Box 11 Folder 62-74
The Only REAL Yearbook of the Only REAL Marching Band in the Ivy League Part I
1992-1993
Box 11 Folder 75-91
The Only REAL Yearbook of the Only REAL Marching Band in the Ivy League Part II
1992-1993
Box 11 Folder 92-106
Big Red Band 1994 Scrapbook
1994
Box 11 Folder 107-108
The 2000 Cornell University Big Red Marching Band: Volume I
2000
Box 11 Folder 109-110
2000 Scrapbook
2000
Box 3 Folder 1-12
The 2000 Cornell University Big Red Marching Band: Volume II
2000
Box 3 Folder 13
The 2000 Cornell University Big Red Marching Band: Volume III
2000
Box 8 Folder Album 1
The Only REAL Yearbook of the Only REAL Marching Band in the Ivy Leauge
1995
Box 8 Folder Album 2
Photographs-1997-98 Scrapbook
1997-1998
Box 3 Folder 14
Photographs
1921-1925
Box 3 Folder 16
Photographs
1936-1946
Box 3 Folder 17
Negatives
1946
Box 3 Folder 18
Photographs
1947-1948
Box 3 Folder 19
Gerald Gordon Photographs
1951-1954
Box 3 Folder 20
Photographs
1953-1958
Box 3
Slides
1957
Box 3 Folder 22
Photographs
1961-1966
Box 3 Folder 23
Photographs
1972-1973
Box 3 Folder 24-28
Photographs
1973
Box 3 Folder 29
Snapshot Photographs
1974
Box 3 Folder 30
Unlabled Photographs
c. 1976-1980
Box 3 Folder 31
Unlabled Negatives
c. 1976-1980
Box 3 Folder 32
Colgate/Cornell
1981
Box 3 Folder 33
Big Red Band Storms Lake Placid
1981
Box 3 Folder 34
Misc.
1981
Box 3 Folder 35
Photographs
1982-1983
Box 3 Folder 36
Photographs
1984
Box 3 Folder 37
Slides
October 1984
Box 3 Folder 38
Photographs
1984
Box 3 Folder 39
Photographs
1986-1990
Box 3 Folder 40
Photographs
1986
Box 3 Folder 41
Photographs
1988
Box 3 Folder 42-49
Big Red Band Photographs
1989
Box 3 Folder 50
Photographs
1989-1990
Box 3 Folder 51
Slides
December 1990
Box 3 Folder 52
Photographs
Early 1990s
Box 3 Folder 53
Photographs
September 1992
Box 3 Folder 54
Photographs
1992
Box 3 Folder 55
Photographs
1993
Box 3 Folder 56-57
Big Red Band
1994-1995
Box 3 Folder 58
Photographs
1995
Box 3 Folder 59
Photographs
1995
Box 3 Folder 60-67
Photographs
c.1996
Box 3 Folder 68-82
Photographs
1996
Box 3 Folder 83
Photographs
1996
Box 4 Folder 1
Big Red Band Photographs
c.1996
Box 4 Folder 2
Big Red Band Photographs
c. 1996
Box 4 Folder 3
Photographs
1997
Box 4 Folder 4
Photographs
1998
Box 4 Folder 5
Photographs
2000
Box 4 Folder 6
Photographs-Cornell Pep Band
2001
Box 4 Folder 7
Photographs
2001
Box 4 Folder 8
Photographs
2002
Box 4 Folder 9
Big Red Band Panorama Copies
Box 4 Folder 10
Section Photographs
Box 4 Folder 11
Trombones
Box 4 Folder 12-14
Big Red Band Photographs
Box 4 Folder 15-18
Big Red Band Photographs
Box 4 Folder 19
Big Red Band Large Print Group Photograph
Box 4 Folder 20
Big Red Band Negatives
1959-1960
Box 4 Folder 21-25
Big Red Band Photographs
Box 9
Oversize band photos see CD-1671 in Box 5 for a CD with scanned images of these photos
1914-1970s
Box 5 CD-1671
CD of scanned images of the oversize photographs found in box 9
1914-1970s
Box 3 Folder 15
New York Central Train Dinner Menu
October 9, 1938
Box 3 Folder 21
Publicity
1960s-1980s
Box 4 Folder 26
Harry Chapin Letter
Box 4 Folder 27
Big Red Band Notes
1989-2004
Box 4 Folder 28
Final Exams
1982-1999
Box 4 Folder 29
Final Exams
1982
Box 4 Folder 30
Band Finals
Box 4 Folder 31
Correspondence, Constitutions, Publications, Programs, Scripts, Schedules, Rosters
1980s
Box 4 Folder 32
History and Organization of Band Committee
1947-1948
Box 4 Folder 33
Meeting Minutes, Correspondence, Rosters, Schedules, By-Laws
1990s
Box 4 Folder 34
Articles and Clippings
1938-1988
Box 4 Folder 35
Half Time Shows
1975-1983
Box 4 Folder 36
Meeting Minutes, Constitutions, Certificates, etc.
1977-1998
Box 4 Folder 37
Big Red Band Notes
1981-2001
Box 4 Folder 38
Big Red Band Notes
2009, 2012
Box 4 Folder 39
Phone Lists and Rosters
1984-2000
Box 4 Folder 40
Brochures, Schedules, Fliers, Programs
1938-2006
Box 4 Folder 41
Sheet Music and Marching Diagrams
1983, 1937-1938
Box 4 Folder 42
Correspondence
1982-1992
Box 4 Folder 43
Correspondence
1969-1981
Box 6
Band Seniors Bow
1986
Box 6
The Big Red Roof Inn Buttons Given to the Band in
2005
Box 6
Plaque: Bandsmen of the Year
1956-1972
Box 6
Plaque: Freshman Bandsmen of the Year
1956-1972
Box 6
Plaque: Cornell Big Red Band Freshman of the Year
1985-1997
Box 6
Plaque: Cornell Big Red Band Seniors of the Year
1985-1997
Box 1
Big Red Band Notes
1990-1998
Box 1
Misc. Correspondence
1990s
Box 1
Fall 1983 final exam
1983
Box 2
Five shirts and a hat
1983-1984
Includes "I Played at Carnegie Hall" shirts. Cornell Museum items ids 1243, 1244, 1185-1188
Box 7 SR-1202
Record: Cornell University Concert Band, Cornell Radio Guild Inc., William A. Campbell, conductor.
1951
Box 7 SR-1203
Record: Cornell University Concert Band
1959
Box 7 SR-1204
Record: Cornell University Concert Band, Bailey Hall
March 13, 1960
Box 7 SR-1205
Record: Cornell University Wind Ensemble, Marice Stith, conductor, Bailey Hall
March 9, 1969
Box 7 SR-1206
Record: Cornell University Wind Ensemble, Marice Stith, conductor, Bailey Hall
June 8, 1969
Box 7 SR-1207
Record: Cornell University Symphonic Band, Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall
November 15, 1971
Box 7 SR-1208
Record: Cornell University Wind Ensemble, Bailey Hall
March 6, 1977
Box 7 SR-1209
Record: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band, Bailey Hall
November 15, 1977
Box 7 SR-1210
Record: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band Presents: Fight Songs of the North East
1977
Features the band playing fight songs from Cornell, Army, boston college, Boston University, Brown, Bucknell, Columbia, Colgate, Dartmouth, Harvard, Holy Cross, Navy, Penn State, Pennsylvania University, Princeton, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Syracuse, Temple, Vermont, Villanova, West Virginia and Yale.
Box 7 SR-1211, 1212
Record: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
1981
Box 7 SR-1213, 1214
Record: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
1984
Box 7 SR-1215, 1216
Record: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
1985
Box 7 SR-1217-1221
45s: The Big Red Band is on the loose (5 copies)
1986
Box 7 SR-1222, 1223
Record: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
1988
Box 7 SR-31434
Cornell Big Red Football Band
1954
Box 7 SR-31435
Cornell Symphonic Band
1948-1959
Box 7 SR-31436
Cornell University Symphonic Band - performance in Bailey Hall
1962-01-07
Box 7 SR-31437
Cornell Music - Cornell Glee Club, Chimes, Concert Band
1950
Cornell Alumni Association
Box 7 SR-31438
Cornell University Concert Band
1959
Box 7 SR-31439-31440
Cornell 1955 Concert Band
1955
Box 5 TR-9312
Tape: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band, empty case
1992
Box 5 TR-9313, 9314
Tape: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
1995
Box 5 TR-9315, 9316
Tape: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
1996
Box 5 TR-9317
Tape: Cornell University Symphonic Band, Bailey Hall
May 5, 1996
Box 5 CD-1655, 1656
CD: Through the years with the Cornell University Big Red Marching Band" (2 copies)
1996
Features recordings of the band from 1967 to 1996
Box 5 CD-1657, 1670
CD: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
1997
Box 5 CD-1658
CD: Live at Lynah, recording made during hockey games at Lynah Rink, also includes radio play by play.
November 7-8, 1997
Box 5 CD-1659
CD: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band
1999
Box 5 CD-1660
CD: Big Red Marching Band
2000
Box 5 CD-1661
CD: Big Red Marching Band
2001
Box 5 CD-1662
CD: Voices of the Faithful, recording made during hockey games at Lynah Rink, cover features the hockey team holding band instruments.
February 1-2, 2002
Box 5 CD-1663
CD: Cornell University Big Red Marching Band
2002
Box 5 CD-1664, 1665
CD: Fall Big Red Marching Band (2 copies)
Fall 2003
Box 5 CD-1666, 1667
CD: Fall Big Red Marching Band
Fall 2004
Box 5 CD-1668
CD: Big Red Marching Band
2007
Box 5 CD-1669
CD: Big Red Marching Band
2008
Box 5 CD-1666, 1667
CD: Fall Big Red Marching Band
Fall 2004
Box 12 Film F-370
Film can and leader is labeled Cornell Band Roll. 1 Niagara, Princeton, Columbia, reel itself is labeled 1937 Syracuse, Colgate, Columbia, but may be a reused reel.
1949
Box 12 Film F-371
Label on can says early before 1953? band day. Reel itself says "This is Cornell" R-1. Footage is in color.
Before 1953?
Box 12 Film F-372
Navy at Ithaca
October 4, 1952
Use DVD-764. includes footage of Bill the Goat the live Navy mascot and also Touchdown the Cornell bear costumed human in addition to the band formations. May include footage from other games as well.
Box 12 Film F-373
Presidential Review
May 20, 1954
Box 12 Film F-385
Navy at Ithaca
October 6, 1956
Box 12 Film F-374
Penn at Philadelphia
November 22, 1956
Box 12 Film F-375
Unknown game at Cornell, date based on formation spelling out 1956. Footage shows the opposing team's band performance as well as Cornell's. Color.
1956?
Use DVD-764
Box 12 Film F-376
Columbia at Columbia
November 1, 1958
Box 12 Film F-377
Princeton at Cornell, includes card listing formations, also labeled as Fall Weekend 1958-59, Lionel Hampton, Dad's Day
October 25, 1958
Box 12 Film F-378
Penn, includes car noting formations
ca. 1958-1959?
Box 12 Film F-379
Unlabeled 7" reel
Box 12 Film F-380
Unlabeled 7" reel
Box 12 Film F-381
Unlabeled 7" reel
Box 7 Film F-382
Unlabeled 10.5" reel
Box 6 Beta V-5975
BETA: Cornell Band
November 7, 1990
Box 6 VHS V-5976-5978
VHS: Cornell University Marching Band, Halftime of Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills game (3 copies)
September 30, 2001