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Preliminary Guide to the Hoof 'n' Horn Records, 1941 - 2006

Abstract

Hoof 'n' Horn Student Musical Theater Company was formed in 1939 at Duke University. The organization's purpose is to provide the highest possible standard of amateur theater to the Duke University and Triangle Area communities, to serve as an educational vehicle to provide practical experience in all aspects of musical theater, and to be responsible for all necessary assets for the production of shows which it sponsors. The collection features musical scores, orchestrations, sheet music, scripts, programs, posters, a scrapbook, video and audio recordings, and administrative materials. Major subjects include Duke University students and musical productions.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hoof 'n' Horn records 1941 - 2006
Creator
Duke University. Hoof 'n' Horn.
Extent
24.25 Linear Feet , 11,925 Items
Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult University Archives, Duke University.
Language
English.

Collection Overview

The collection features musical scores, orchestrations, sheet music, scripts, programs, posters, a scrapbook, video and audio recordings, and administrative materials. Materials range in date from 1941 to 2006.

Administrative Information

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the University Archives to use this collection.

Collection is open for research.

For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the office of origin and the University Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the University Archivist.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

[Contains acidic folders and envelopes. Newsprint needs reformatting before use.]

Originals are closed for use. Digital copies may be available for some recordings. Please contact University Archives staff for more information.

An Evening With Sigmund Freud, 1959
Box 1
Ring Around the Moon
Box 1
Top Secret, 1956
Box 1
Lovin' Time, 1949
Box 1
Untitled
Box 1
An Evening With Sigmund Freud, 1959
Box 1
Nuthin' Like It, 1948
Box 1
Ring Around the Moon
Box 1
Top Secret, 1956
Box 1
Miscellaneous Songs
Box 1
Say When, 1941
Box 2
Top Secret, 1956
Box 2
Laughing with You, 1955
Box 2
Nervous Norval
Box 2
Flap 'Er Sails, 1950
Box 2
Belles and Ballots, 1951
Box 2
The Thirteen Clocks
Box 2
I'm Emir Here, 1957
Box 2
General Historical Information
Box 3
Trust Fund for Fearing Children, 1955
Box 3
Equipment Trust Fund, 1948-1979
Box 3
Financial Statements, 1971-1984
Box 3
Magnolias and Madness, Student Written Script, 1958
Box 3
Playbills and Publicity
Box 3
Another Saturday Night, 1977
Box 3
The Music Man, 1982/1983
Box 3
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, 1969
Box 3
Laughing With You, 1955
Box 3
Man of La Mancha, 1989/1990
Box 3
A Chorus Line, 1991/1992
Box 3
Magnolias and Madness, 1958
Box 3
Lovintime, 1949
Box 3
Belles and Ballots, 1951
Box 3
Flap 'Er Sails, 1950
Box 3
The Boy Friend, 1961
Box 3
Anything Goes, 1985/1986
Box 3
Once Upon a Mattress, 1962
Box 3
Bye Bye Birdie, 1963
Box 3
Company, 1985
Box 3
Can-Can, 1964
Box 3
Anyone Can Whistle, 1971
Box 3
Cabaret, 1972
Box 3
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, 1973
Box 3
Anything Goes, 1952
Box 3
Promises, Promises, 1974
Box 3
Applause, 1974/1975
Box 3
A Little Night Music, 1974/1975
Box 3
My Fair Lady, 1975/1976
Box 3
The Apple Tree, 1977/1978
Box 3
Gypsy, 1975/1976
Box 3
Camelot, 1976/1977
Box 3
No, No Nanette, 1978
Box 3
Fiddler on the Roof, 1979/1980
Box 3
Honesty
Box 3
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, 1980/1981
Box 3
The Diary of Adam and Eve (Act I of The Apple Tree), 1977
Box 3
Grease, 1980/1981
Box 3
Little Me, 1979/1980
Box 3
Bells are Ringing, 1970
Box 3
Say When, 1941
Box 3
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, 1982
Box 3
Chicago, 1984
Box 3
I'm Emir Here, 1957
Box 3
Merrily We Roll Along, 1984
Box 3
She Loves Me, 1983
Box 3
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 1985
Box 3
Pippin, 1979
Box 3
And If Elected, 1960
Box 3
Hullabaloo, 1951
Box 3
The Laugh's the Thing, 1942
Box 3
Reviews, etc.
Box 3
News Clippings
Box 3
Nuthin' Like It, Student Written Lyrics, 1948
Box 3
I'm Emir Here, Student Written Scores, 1957
Box 3
Magnolias and Madness, Student Written Score, 1958
Box 3
Scrapbook, 1950s
Box 4 (Oversize)
Lovintime, 1949
Box 4 (Oversize)
Flap 'Er Sails, 1950
Box 4 (Oversize)
Belles and Ballots, 1951
Box 4 (Oversize)
Magnolias and Madness, 1958
Box 5 (Oversize)
Oversize scores and orchestrations from boxes 1 and 2
Box 6 (Oversize)

Some of the materials in this accession are not immediately accessible because they require further processing before use. Please contact our staff before visiting the University Archives to use this collection.

Boxes 1-7 of A2003-14 are now boxes 7-13.

University Archives staff needs to reformat copies of video tapes before use.

Damn Yankees, 1989/90
[3 cassettes]
Box 7
Man of La Mancha, 1989/90
[3 cassettes]
Box 7
Guys & Dolls, Man of La Mancha Highlights, 1989/90
Box 7
West Side Story, October, 1990
[3 cassettes]
Box 7
Cabaret, January, 1991
[3 cassettes]
Box 8
Pippin, April, 1991
[v.1, 2 of ?]
Box 8
A Chorus Line, 1991/1992
[3 cassettes]
Box 8
Godspell, January, 1993
[3 cassettes]
Box 8
Grease, April, 1993
[v.1, 2 of ?]
Box 8
Baby, October, 1987
Box 9
Red Hot & Cole, 1998/99
Box 9
Godspell, 1989
Box 9
Man of La Mancha, Winter, 1990
Box 9
Assassins, October, 1992
Box 9
Moby Dick, 1993/1994
Box 9
Grease, April, 1993
Box 9
Working, 1993/94
Box 9
Little Shop of Horrors, 1995
Box 9
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, April, 1996
Box 9
Syekul, March, 1996
Box 9
Stuck, March, 1996
Box 9
Pippin, 1997
Box 9
Baby, January, 1997
Box 9
Guys and Dolls, April, 1997
Box 9
Jesus Christ Superstar, 1997/98
Box 9
Company, 1997/1998
Box 9
Red Hot & Cole, 1998/99
Box 9
Sweet Charity, October, 1999
Box 9
The Fantasticks, January, 2000
Box 9
A Chorus Line, April, 2000
Box 9
A Funny Thing Happened… Forum, Spring 2001
Box 9
Grand Hotel, October 2001
Box 9
Godspell, January, 2002
Box 9
Kiss Me, Kate, Spring, 2002
Box 9
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Fall 2002
Box 9
Passing the Quarter, The Company of Company: A Documentary and Outtakes
Box 9
Urinetown, Spring 2006
Box 9

University Archives staff needs to reformat copies of audio tapes before use.

Top Secret, 1955
Box 10
ADF Student Performance, 1986
Box 10
The Fantasticks, 1986/87
Box 10
Act I. 2 Track Master
Box 10
Act II. 2 Track Master
Box 10
Cast #1. 4 Track
Box 10
Cast #2. 4 Track
Box 10
Cast #3. 4 Track
Box 10
Sound Effects
[2 reels]
Box 10
Sound Effects [2 reels]
Box 10
Sound Effects
Box 20
4 Tracks [2 reels]
Box 20
Sound Effects
Box 20
Sound Effects, Rain and Thunder
Box 20
DeGarmo and Key
[2 Reels]
Box 11
[Unknown] Act I
Box 11
[Unknown] Act III
Box 11

Additional Hoof 'n' Horn posters can be found in the University Archives Poster Collection.

Little Shop of Horrors, 2002/2003
Box 12
Mystery of Edwin Drood, Fall 2002
Box 12
Kiss Me, Kate, Spring 2002
Box 12
Godspell, 2001/2002
Box 12
Grand Hotel, Fall 2001
Box 12
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Spring 2001
Box 12
Tommy, 2000/2001
Box 12
A Chorus Line, Spring 2000
Box 12
The Fantasticks, 1999/2000
Box 12
Sweet Charity, Fall 1999
Box 12
Company, 1997/1998
Box 12
Baby, 1996/1997
Box 12
Guys and Dolls, 1996/1997
Box 12
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 1995/1996
Box 12
Hair, Spring 1995
Box 12
Working, 1993/1994
Box 12
Moby Dick, Fall 1993
Box 12
Godspell, 1992/1993
Box 12
Grease, 1992/1993
Box 12
The Bored Princess, 1992/1993
Box 12
A Chorus Line, 1991/1992
Box 12
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Fall 1991
Box 12
Starting Here, Starting Now, 1991/1992
Box 12
Cabaret, 1990/1991
Box 12
Pippin, 1990/1991
Box 12
Trust Me!, 1989/1990
Box 12
Damn Yankees, 1989/1990
Box 12
Man of la Mancha, 1989/1990
Box 12
Guys and Dolls, 1989/1990
Box 12
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, 1988/1989
Box 12
Sweet Charity, 1988/1989
Box 12
Kiss Me, Kate, 1987/1988
Box 12
Once Upon a Mattress, 1987/1988
Box 12
Cole, 1986/1987
Box 12
The Fantasticks, 1986/1987
Box 12
Godspell, 1983/1984
Box 12
Chicago, 1983/1984
Box 12
Merrily We Roll Along, 1983/1984
Box 12
The Music Man, 1982/1983
Box 12
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, 1980
Box 12
Another Saturday Night, 1977
Box 12
The Apple Tree, 1977/1978
Box 12
A Little Night Music, 1974/1975
Box 12
Encore!
Box 12
1987-1988
Box 13
1999-2000
Box 13
Alumni and Reunions, 1984
Box 13
Box Office Reports, 1962-1984
Box 13
MTI, 1966-1986
Box 13
Rodgers and Hammerstein, 1970
Box 13
Tams-Witmark, 1970-1981
Box 13
Financial Statements, June 30, 1985- March 30, 1986
Box 13
Financial Statements, Final, 1968-1985
Box 13
1985
Box 13
Playreading Committee, 1995
Box 13
Save Our Ass Committee, Reynolds Theater Rental Concerns, 1985-1986
Box 13
Audition sheet, etc.
Box 13
Costumes, 1977
Box 13
Music, Orchestration, 1979
Box 13
Set Design
Box 13
Tickets, 1980-1984
Box 13
Letters Outgoing, 1985
Box 13
Letters Received, 1985
Box 13
Cabaret, Spring 2003
Box 13
A Chorus Line, Spring 2000
Box 13
A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum, Spring 2001
Box 13
Kiss Me, Kate, Spring 2002
Box 13
Little Shop of Horrors, Winter 2002/2003
Box 13
Mystery of Edwin Drood, Fall 2002
Box 13
Sweet Charity, 1988/1989
Box 13
Programs
Box 13
I'm Emir Here, 1957
Box 13
Top Secret, 1956
Box 13
Ring Around the Moon, undated
Box 13
Extra!, undated
Box 13
Constitution, 1952
Box 14
Constitution and By-Laws, undated
Box 14
By-Laws, 1984, 1987, undated
Box 14
Spring Producer Notebook, 1999
Box 14
Spring Show Supplemental Notebook, 1999
Box 14
Fall Producer Notebook, 1999 (2 folders)
Box 14
Stage Manager's Handbook, circa 2001
Box 14
Winter Show Supplemental Notebook: Working, 1993-1994
Box 14
Winter Show Supplemental Notebook: Little Shop of Horrors, 1995
Box 14
Winter Show Supplemental Notebook: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 1996
Box 14
Winter Show Supplemental Notebook, 1997-1999
Box 14
Winter Show Supplemental Notebook: The Fantasticks, 2000
Box 14
Winter Show Supplemental Notebook: Notebook Evolution, 2000
Box 14
Producer's Notebook: Kiss Me Kate, 2002 (3 folders)
Box 14
Lists of Shows Since 1936, circa 1999-2003
Box 14
Ring Around the Moon, 1950 Fall
Box 14
Kiss Me Kate, 2002
Box 14
Miscellaneous Songs, 1951, undated
Box 14
Trust Me . . ., script, circa 1990
Box 14
Pippin, script, undated
Box 14
The Bored Princess, script, undated
Box 14
Kidpower and His Sidekick Brat, cript and sheet music, undated
Box 14
Reefer Madness, script, undated
Box 14
Miscellaneous Scripts, undated
Box 14
Space and Property, 1974, 1991-1992
Box 14
Financial: Merrily We Roll Along, 1984 Fall
Box 14
Hints for a New Makeup Chairman, 1977
Box 14
Student-Written Musical Program, 1988-1991
Box 14
Non-Show Activities, 1986-1991
Box 14
1991-1992 Season
Box 14
Costumes and Makeup, circa 1990
Box 14
Costumer, 1999, undated
Box 14
The Wisdom of Kitty Passed On To Julie Foh, Student Written Producer, undated
Box 14
Hymn: Onward, Hoof'n'Horners, 1995
Box 14
Programs and Playbills, 1941-1942, 1949, 1951-1953
Box 14
Programs and Playbills, 1961-1969, 1972
Box 14
Programs and Playbills, 1981-1989
Box 14
Programs and Playbills, 1990-1999
Box 14
Programs and Playbills, 2001-2002, undated
Box 14
Playbills: Duke University Artists Series, 1992/1993-1998/1999
Box 14
Alumni, 1987-1990, undated
Box 14
Alumni Scrapbook by Tina Bell Midgett (Class of 1951), 2001 and Duke Anedotes, compiled by Tina Bell Midgett at the Class of 1951's 50th Reunion, 2001
Box 14
Alumni Publications, 1987, 1997-1999, 2002, 2005
Box 14
Publicity, circa 1961-1997, undated
Box 14
Clippings and Printed Material, circa 1941-1998, undated
Box 14
Petition to Keep Independent, Student-Run Organizations, 1987
Box 14
General Business, circa 1985
Box 14
History and Purpose, circa 1987-1991
Box 14
Newsletters, 1990 Summer, undated
Box 14
Meeting Minutes, 1982 April 19, April 24
Box 14
Financial Statements, 1970
Box 14
Financial: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 1985
Box 14
Finances/Development, 1982-1985
Box 14
Miscellaneous, 1990s, undated
Box 14
Correspondence/Memoranda, 1979-1986
Box 14
Photographs and Slides(largely unidentified and undated, many are loose, include both color and black/white, cast shots and production shots, some need to sleeved, patrons should wear gloves when handling this material)
Box 15
Photograph Albums (3)
Box 15
Hullabaloo, undated
Box 15
Royalty Payment Receipts, 1998
Box 15
Correspondence, 1987-1999
Box 15
Duke Student Arts Group Meeting: Minutes, 1988 Dec. 7
Box 15
Financial: Kiss Me Kate, 2002
Box 15
Financial: Tommy, 2000-2001
Box 15
Finances/Development, 1986-1990
Box 15
David Ball: Artistic Director, 1985-1990
Box 15
University Relations, 1986-1991
Box 15
Theater Facilities User Committee, 1986-1991
Box 15
Student Affairs Leadership Program, 1988-1991
Box 15
Durham Arts Council, 1991
Box 15
Scrapbooks/Photograph Albums (3)
Box 16
VHS Cassette: Kiss Me Kate, 2002
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Moby Dick, undated
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Working, undated
Box 17
VHS Cassette: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 2002
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Syekul and Stuck, 1996
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Into the Woods, 1994
Box 17
VHS Cassette: West Side Story, undated
Box 17
VHS Cassette: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 1996 April 19
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Little Shop of Horrors, 1995
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Guys and Dolls, 1997
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Damn Yankees, 1990
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Baby, 1997
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Company, undated
Box 17
VHS Cassette: A Chorus Line, 2000
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Sweet Charity, 1999
Box 17
VHS Cassette: The Fantasticks, 2000
Box 17
VHS Cassette: Tommy, 2000
Box 17
Digital 8: Into the Woods, undated
Box 17
DVCam: West Side Story, undated
Box 17
DVCam: The Wiz, 2003
Box 17
DVD: The Pajama Game, undated
Box 17
DVD: Once Upon a Mattress, 2005
Box 17
Audiocassettes: Various songs, cotents of some are unknown (9 total)
Box 17
Scrapbooks (3)
Box 18
Rent poster, undated
Box 18
All's Fair in Love poster, undated
Box 18
Belles and Ballots sheet music, undated
Box 18
LPs (2)
Box 18
Another Saturday Night, 1977
Box 19
American Dream, circa 1987-1988 (2 folders)
Box 19
Programs, Articles, Reviews, 1958, 1979-1981, undated
Box 19
Programs, Articles, Reviews, 1979-1981
Box 19
Photographs, undated
Box 19

Historical Note

Hoof 'n' Horn Student Musical Theater Company was formed in 1936 at Duke University. The organization's purpose is to provide the highest possible standard of amateur theater to the Duke University and Triangle Area communities, to serve as an educational vehicle to provide practical experience in all aspects of musical theater, and to be responsible for all necessary assets for the production of shows which it sponsors.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Poster collection. (University Archives, Duke University. )

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hoof 'n' Horn Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Hoof 'n' Horn Records was received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1977-2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Megan Durden

Completed May 2003

This collection is partially processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Encoded by Jill Katte, May 14, 2003

Updated by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006

Updated by Kimberly Sims, March 2011, March 2012

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.