Collection of recordings, photographs, sheet music, paper documents, and two films which document every aspect of the career of operatic tenor, Richard Crooks. Audio recordings are largely from the Voice of Firestone radio show, but also include audio cassettes of performances on CBC radio broadcasts.
Notated music, Performed music, Still image, and Text
Lacquer disc, Analog audiocassette, Polyester open reel tape, Motion picture film, Photographic print, and Text document
The collection consists of correspondence dealing with the Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions; personal papers, mainly promotional documents, and biographical and/or pedagogical writings; newspaper and magazine clippings; annotated scores, programs, photos, scrapbooks and recordings. Recordings include opera broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera which include Mario Chamlee, also his performance and rehearsal broadcasts on KFAC, and numerous transcription discs from his appearances on the Tony & Gus show in 1935 on WJZ.
Notated music, Performed music, Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Pressed 78rpm disc, Lacquer disc, Analog audiocassette, Polyester open reel tape, Photographic print, Text document, and Microfilm