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Guide to the Richard and Mildred Crooks Collection
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Container List

 

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence-Durant

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence-Melchior

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence-RCA

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence-Undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence 1913-1939

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence 1940-1948

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence 1953-1959

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence 1960-1971

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence 1972 (Condolences)

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence 1980-1984 (Mildred Crooks)

 

Documents

Box 1, Folder 1

Documents -- Award certificates

Box 1, Folder 2

Documents -- Honorary Doctorates

Box 1, Folder 3

Documents -- Interviews and Articles 1937-1985

Box 2, Folder 4

Documents -- Publicity and Press Releases

Box 2, Folder 5

Documents -- Radio transcripts, 1948, 1966

Box 2, Folder 6

Documents -- Closing night at the old Met, 1966

Box 2, Folder 7

Documents -- Mildred Crooks and George Antheil poems

Box 2, Folder 8

Documents -- Biography

Box 2, Folder 9

Documents -- Mildred's various notes

Box 2, Folder 10

Documents -- Lists. Selections from the recordings of Richard Crooks

 

Programs

Box 2, Folder 1

Programs -- Opera snakes, 1912, 1933, 1942

Box 2, Folder 2

Programs -- Firestone programs list

Box 2, Folder 3

Programs -- Undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Programs -- 1913-1931

Box 2, Folder 5

Programs -- 1936

Box 2, Folder 6

Programs -- 1939-1940

Box 2, Folder 7

Programs -- 1941-1942

Box 2, Folder 8

Programs -- 1943-1952

Box 2, Folder 9

Programs -- non-Crooks

 

Photographs

Box 3, Folder 1

Photographs -- Portraits

Box 3, Folder 2

Photographs -- Richard and Mildred Crooks

Box 3, Folder 3

Photographs -- at Buck Hill Falls with family

Box 3, Folder 4

Photographs -- Recreation--New Jersey, 1935 and earlier

Box 3, Folder 5

Photographs -- Recreation--General

Box 3, Folder 6

Photographs -- Victor Male Chorus, 1925

Box 3, Folder 7

Photographs -- Hamburg and Berlin debuts, 1927

Box 3, Folder 8

Photographs -- Canada and Sweden concerts

Box 3, Folder 9

Photographs -- World Tour, 1936

Box 3, Folder 10

Photographs -- Seattle, 1938

Box 3, Folder 11

Photographs -- World Tour, 1939

Box 3, Folder 12

Photographs -- Metropolitan Opera

Box 3, Folder 13

Photographs -- Metropolitan Opera -- Faust

Box 4, Folder 14

Photographs -- Metropolitan Opera -- Linda di Chamounix

Box 4, Folder 15

Photographs -- Metropolitan Opera -- Manon

Box 4, Folder 16

Photographs -- Metropolitan Opera -- Mignon

Box 4, Folder 17

Photographs -- Metropolitan Opera -- Traviata

Box 4, Folder 18

Photographs -- Firestone Broadcast

Box 4, Folder 19

Photographs -- Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 20

Photographs -- with others

Box 4, Folder 21

Photographs -- Others I

Box 4, Folder 22

Photographs -- Others II

 

Scrapbooks

Box 6, Scrapbook 1

Fragments of scrapbook 1914-1919

Physical Description: 15" x 12 1/4'' gray cloth cover
Box 6, Scrapbook 2

Dated Feb. 25, 1933

Physical Description: 14.5" x 12'' black leather covers with loose pages
Box 7, Scrapbook 3

World Tour, 1936

Physical Description: 14" x 9 3/4'' beige, green, brown and yellow cloth covers, with leather strap for gathering pages.
Box 7, Scrapbook 4

Publicity book for the Melbourne season of Richard Crooks, 1936. Vol.3

Physical Description: 13" x 8 1/2''gray paper covers
Box 7, Scrapbook 5

Publicity book for the Melbourne season of Richard Crooks, 1936. Vol.3

Physical Description: 14 1/2" x 9 1/2''gray cloth covers

Scope and Content Note

Bound copies of scrapbook 4
 

Clippings

Oversize Box 8

 

Publications

Box 9, Book 1

The Metropolitan Opera Fête. February 26, 1977. Boston Opera Association

Box 9, Book 2

The Life of Emma Thursby. 1845-1931

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed by Ina Love Thursby. Feb. 21, 1941
Box 9, Book 3

Flagstad. A personal memoir

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed by ?. Feb. 9, 1983
 

Libretti

Box 10, Libretto 1

Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Linda di Chamounix

Box 10, Libretto 2

Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Don Pasquale

Box 10, Libretto 3

Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. H.M.S. Pinafore

Box 10, Libretto 4

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon

Box 10, Libretto 5

Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Mignon

Box 10, Libretto 6

Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Love for three oranges

Box 10, Libretto 7

Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Turandot

Box 10, Libretto 8

Rodgers, Richard, 1902- Carousel

Box 10, Libretto 9

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Macbeth

Box 10, Libretto 10

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto

Box 10, Libretto 11

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello

Box 10, Libretto 12

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata

 

Sheet music

Box 10, Volume 1

Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Lieder, op. 49. Wiegenlied

Box 10, Volume 2

Carissimi, Giacomo, 1605-1674. Vittoria, mio core

Box 10, Volume 3

Chenoweth, Wilbur, 1899-1980. Vocalise

Box 10, Volume 4

Confrey, Zez, 1895-1971. Kitten on the keys

Box 10, Volume 5

Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore

Box 10, Volume 6

Firestone, Idabelle. If I could tell you

Box 10, Volume 7

Firestone, Idabelle. In my garden

Box 10, Volume 8

Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936. Good-bye

Box 10, Volume 9

Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787. Paride ed Elena. O del mio dolce ardor

Box 10, Volume 10

Godard, Benjamin, 1849-1895. Jocelyn. Berceuse

Box 10, Volume 11

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Floridante. Alma mia

Physical Description: Manuscript
Box 10, Volume 12

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Atlanta. Dii ad Irene

Box 10, Volume 13

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Partenope. Sei mia gioia

Box 10, Volume 14

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Judas Maccabaeus. Sound an alarm (copy 1)

Box 10, Volume 15

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Judas Maccabaeus. Sound an alarm (copy 2)

Box 10, Volume 16

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Judas Maccabaeus. Sound an alarm

Physical Description: Manuscript
Box 10, Volume 17

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Samson. Total eclipse ; Alexander Balus. To God, who made the radiant sun

Box 10, Volume 18

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Semele. Where'er you walk (copy 1)

Box 10, Volume 19

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Semele. Where'er you walk (copy 2)

Box 10, Volume 20

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Acis and Galatea. Would you gain the tender creature

Box 10, Volume 21

Hupfeld, Herman, 1894-1951. Casablanca. As time goes by

Box 10, Volume 22

Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Very warm for May. All the things you are

Box 10, Volume 23

Kodaly, Zolt#225;n, 1882-1967. Psalmus Hungaricus

Box 10, Volume 24

La Forge, Frank, 1879-1953. Schlupfwinkel

Box 10, Volume 25

Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Oh! quand je dors

Box 10, Volume 26

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Elegy

Box 10, Volume 27

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Romansy, op. 2. Vostochnyi romans

Box 10, Volume 28

Pessard, Emile, 1843-1917. Adieu du matin

Box 10, Volume 29

Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936. Stornellatrice

Box 10, Volume 30

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Du bist die Ruh (copy 1)

Box 10, Volume 31

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Du bist die Ruh (copy 2)

Box 10, Volume 32

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Allmacht (chorus)

Box 10, Volume 33

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 48. Freundliche Vision

Box 10, Volume 34

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 27. Morgen (copy 1)

Box 10, Volume 35

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 27. Morgen (copy 2)

Physical Description: Manuscript insert with cello obligato
Box 10, Volume 36

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 10. Nacht

Box 10, Volume 37

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 10. Zueignung

Box 10, Volume 38

Strickland, Lily, 1887-1958. Mah Lindy Lou.

Box 10, Volume 39

Trunk, Richard. Schlichte Weisen. Mir träumte von einem Königskind

Box 10, Volume 40

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Pesni dlia detei. Legenda (chorus)

Box 10, Volume 41

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Wesendonck-Lieder. Träume

Box 10, Volume 42

Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- For you with love

Box 10, Volume 43

Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- Christmas Candle

Box 10, Volume 44

Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- Sailing Homeward

Box 10, Volume 45

Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- Through my open window

Box 10, Volume 46

Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- Time, you old gipsy man

Box 10, Volume 47

Wolf, Hugo, 1860-1903. Mörike-Lieder. Er ist's

Box 10, Volume 48

O'Connor, Donald, 1925- Favorite Songs

Box 10, Volume 49

Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965. Song album of recorded hits

Box 10, Volume 50

Ay-ay-ay: Creole song

 

Sound recordings

Box 11, Tape 1

Voice of Firestone, Tape 1A

Scope and Content Note

Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972. Firefly. Donkey serenade -- Waltzing Matilda (Song) -- Drink to me only with thine eyes -- Luening, Otto. 1900- Songs (1922). In Weihnachtszeiten. English
Box 11, Tape 1

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 4A & 4B

Scope and Content Note

Alb#233;niz, Isaac, 1860-1909. M#233;lodies. Retreat -- Goodbye -- Chevauchée cosaque -- Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter), 1890-1969. Last hour -- May night -- Hageman, Richard, 1882-1966. Do not go, my love -- Dedication
Box 11, Tape 2

Voice of Firestone, Tape 1B

Scope and Content Note

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesus bleibet meine Freude -- Thine alone -- Händel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai f#249;
Box 11, Tape 3

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 1A & 1B

Scope and Content Note

Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972. Firefly. Donkey serenade -- Waltzing Matilda (Song) -- Drink to me only with thine eyes -- Luening, Otto. 1900- Songs (1922). In Weihnachtszeiten. English -- Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesus bleibet meine Freude -- Thine alone -- Händel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai f#249;
Box 11, Tape 4

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 1A & 1B

Scope and Content Note

Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972. Firefly. Donkey serenade -- Waltzing Matilda (Song) -- Drink to me only with thine eyes -- Luening, Otto. 1900- Songs (1922). In Weihnachtszeiten. English -- Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesus bleibet meine Freude -- Thine alone -- Händel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai f#249;
Box 11, Tape 5

Voice of Firestone, Tape 2A

Scope and Content Note

Come love with me -- Fox, Oscar J., 1879-1961. Hills of home -- My message -- Del Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968. Homing -- Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English
Box 11, Tape 6

Voice of Firestone, Tape 2B

Scope and Content Note

Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English -- Bellman -- Strickland, Lily, 1887-1958. Mah Lindy Lou -- Kelley, Daniel E., 1843-1905. Home on the range -- Valerius, Adriaan, d. 1625. Neder-Landtsche gedenck-clanck. Hey wilder dan wild. English
Box 11, Tape 7

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 2A& 2B

Scope and Content Note

Come love with me -- Fox, Oscar J., 1879-1961. Hills of home -- My message -- Del Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968. Homing -- Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English -- Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English -- Bellman -- Strickland, Lily, 1887-1958. Mah Lindy Lou -- Kelley, Daniel E., 1843-1905. Home on the range -- Valerius, Adriaan, d. 1625. Neder-Landtsche gedenck-clanck. Hey wilder dan wild. English
Box 11, Tape 8

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 2A& 2B

Scope and Content Note

Come love with me -- Fox, Oscar J., 1879-1961. Hills of home -- My message -- Del Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968. Homing -- Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English -- Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English -- Bellman -- Strickland, Lily, 1887-1958. Mah Lindy Lou -- Kelley, Daniel E., 1843-1905. Home on the range -- Valerius, Adriaan, d. 1625. Neder-Landtsche gedenck-clanck. Hey wilder dan wild. English
Box 11, Tape 9

Voice of Firestone, Tape 4A

Scope and Content Note

Alb#233;niz, Isaac, 1860-1909. M#233;lodies. Retreat -- Goodbye -- Chevauchée cosaque -- Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter), 1890-1969. Last hour -- May night.
Box 11, Tape 10

Voice of Firestone, Tape 4B

Scope and Content Note

Hageman, Richard, 1882-1966. Do not go, my love -- Dedication
Box 11, Tape 11

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 4A & 4B

Scope and Content Note

Alb#233;niz, Isaac, 1860-1909. M#233;lodies. Retreat -- Goodbye -- Chevauchée cosaque -- Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter), 1890-1969. Last hour -- May night -- Hageman, Richard, 1882-1966. Do not go, my love -- Dedication
Box 11, Tape 12

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 4A & 4B

Scope and Content Note

Alb#233;niz, Isaac, 1860-1909. M#233;lodies. Retreat -- Goodbye -- Chevauchée cosaque -- Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter), 1890-1969. Last hour -- May night -- Hageman, Richard, 1882-1966. Do not go, my love -- Dedication
Box 11, Tape 13

Voice of Firestone, Tape 5A

Scope and Content Note

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Werther. Pourquoi me r#233;veiller -- Sullivan, Arthur Seymour, Sir, 1842-1900. Gondoliers. Take a pair of sparkling eyes
Box 11, Tape 14

Voice of Firestone, Tape 5B

Scope and Content Note

Olcott, Chauncey, 1858-1932. Romance of Athlone. My wild Irish rose -- Dawn of freedom -- Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romansy, op. 6. Net, tol'ko tot, kto znal -- Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Semele. Where'er you walk
Box 11, Tape 15

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 5A & 5B

Scope and Content Note

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Werther. Pourquoi me r#233;veiller -- Sullivan, Arthur Seymour, Sir, 1842-1900. Gondoliers. Take a pair of sparkling eyes -- Olcott, Chauncey, 1858-1932. Romance of Athlone. My wild Irish rose -- Dawn of freedom -- Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romansy, op. 6. Net, tol'ko tot, kto znal -- Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Semele. Where'er you walk
Box 11, Tape 16

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 5A & 5B

Scope and Content Note

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Werther. Pourquoi me r#233;veiller -- Sullivan, Arthur Seymour, Sir, 1842-1900. Gondoliers. Take a pair of sparkling eyes -- Olcott, Chauncey, 1858-1932. Romance of Athlone. My wild Irish rose -- Dawn of freedom -- Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romansy, op. 6. Net, tol'ko tot, kto znal -- Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Semele. Where'er you walk
Box 12, Tape 17

Voice of Firestone, Tape 6A

Scope and Content Note

Stölzel, Gottfried Heinrich, 1690-1749. Bist du bei mir. English -- Going home --Lord's Prayer.
Box 12, Tape 18

Voice of Firestone, Tape 6B

Scope and Content Note

Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 26. K detyam --Trek song -- Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- Christmas candle
Box 12, Tape 19

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 6A & 6B

Scope and Content Note

Stölzel, Gottfried Heinrich, 1690-1749. Bist du bei mir. English -- Going home --Lord's Prayer -- Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 26. K detyam --Trek song -- Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- Christmas candle.
Box 12, Tape 20

Voice of Firestone, Tape dub 6A & 6B

Scope and Content Note

Stölzel, Gottfried Heinrich, 1690-1749. Bist du bei mir. English -- Going home --Lord's Prayer -- Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 26. K detyam --Trek song -- Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900- Christmas candle.
Box 12, Tape 21

Voice of Firestone, Tape B

Scope and Content Note

Side 1. Somewhere a voice is calling -- Neapolitan love song -- Le reve -- Passing by -- Godard, Benjamin, 1849-1895. Jocelyn. Berceuse -- Rubinstein, Anton, 1829-1894. Soir#233;es #224; Saint-P#233;tersbourg. Romance. English -- Songs of songs -- I hear again as in a dream -- Side 2. Fox, Oscar J., 1879-1961. Hills of home -- Franck, C#233;sar, 1822-1890. Panis angelicus. English -- Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Only girl. When you're away -- Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lieder, op. 48. Traum. English -- Drink to me only with thine eyes --Stolz, Robert, 1880-1975. Verlorene Walzer. Selections. English -- Rose of Tralee -- Cowles, Eugene, 1860-1948. Forgotten.
Box 12, Tape 22

Voice of Firestone, Tape C

Scope and Content Note

Side 1. Bradbury, William B. (William Batchelder), 1816-1868. He leadeth me -- Mother MacRee -- Kashmiri love song -- We're 100 pipers -- Gypsy moon -- Twenty-third Psalm -- Firestone closing theme -- Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig -- Aubade -- Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Allmacht (Chorus) (with Firestone Chorus) Side 2. Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrima. English -- Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870. Bohemian girl. Then you'll remember me -- Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Come where my love lies dreaming -- Mason, Lowell, 1792-1872. Nearer my God to Thee -- Firestone, Idabelle. Melody of love -- Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Naughty Marietta. Ah! sweet mystery of life -- A little love, a little kiss -- Salute to the Armed Forces -- Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph, 1760-1836. Marseillaise -- Take me back to my boots and saddles
Box 12, Tape 23

Voice of Firestone, Treasury song parade

Scope and Content Note

Fox, Oscar J., 1879-1961. Hills of home -- Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Ave Maria (Vocal version) -- Mother of mine -- Westendorf, Thomas P. I'll take you home again, Kathleen -- Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Only girl. When you're away -- (Buy bonds intro) -- Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Land of hope and glory, voice, piano --
Box 12, Tape 24

Voice of Firestone "Hills of Home"

Physical Description: 5'' tape

Scope and Content Note

(according to insert this is a dub of 2A & 2B, but due to size it can't be complete) Come love with me -- Fox, Oscar J., 1879-1961. Hills of home -- My message -- Del Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968. Homing -- Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English -- Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Eiukhnem. English -- Bellman -- Strickland, Lily, 1887-1958. Mah Lindy Lou -- Kelley, Daniel E., 1843-1905. Home on the range -- Valerius, Adriaan, d. 1625. Neder-Landtsche gedenck-clanck. Hey wilder dan wild. English
Box 12, Tape 25

Firestone Hour & other sources from Mildred Crooks

Scope and Content Note

Dubbed from original tapes, duplicates.
Box 12, Tape 26

Gilmour's Album. Radio Canada

Physical Description: 5" tape

Scope and Content Note

Quality poor, probably recorded off the air. Not much. Crooks songs.
Box 12, Tape 27

Gilmour's Album. Radio CanadaJune 21, 1965

Scope and Content Note

Good quality tape. Edited and recorded on cassette no. XII
Box 12, Tape 28

Gilmour's Album. Tribute to Richard Crooks. Radio CanadaJune 24, 1963

Scope and Content Note

Good quality tape. Edited and recorded on cassette no. XII. Trans-Canada Network (East) prepared and deliverd by Clyde Gilmour, movie-critic and record columnist for Toronto Telegram. Salute to Mr. Crooks on his 63rd birthday.
Box 12, Tape 29

Golden Voices, Program 8: Richard Crooks, tenor

Box 12, Tape 30

Stars of the Metropolitan Opera

Scope and Content Note

Side 1. Women's voices --Side 2. Crooks
Box 12, Tape 31

Radio program: Birthday salute to Richard Crooks, from The vocal scene, hosted by George Jelinek on WQXRJune 25, 1970

Box 13, Tape 32

Metropolitan Opera interview with Richard Crooks

Box 13, Tape 33

Interview with Richard Crooks by Richard Vincent, music critic of Albany times Union.Jan. 12, 1971

Scope and Content Note

Telephone interview with Richard Crooks, the phone connection causing distortion of this voice. Includes several songs.
Box 13, Tape 34

German arias & To the children

Box 13, Tape 35

Piano music performed by Mary Lee Shepard I

Scope and Content Note

Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Fantasien, piano, op. 116 -- Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3. El#233;gie -- Chopin, Fr#233;d#233;ric, 1810-1849. Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante. Andante spianato
Box 13, Tape 36

Piano music performed by Mary Lee Shepard II

Scope and Content Note

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Variations, piano, WoO 80, C minor -- Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Selections. Preludes, piano, D Major ; E-flat Major ; and B minor.
Box 13, Tape 37

Opera arias and songs

Scope and Content Note

Side 1. Romeo and Juliet. Farewell aria -- Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. Selection -- Godard, Benjamin, 1849-1895. Jocelyn. Berceuse -- Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Fleur que tu m'avais jet#233;e. (in German) -- Dawn of freedom -- Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 26. K detyam -- Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig -- Do not go my love -- Chevauchez cosaque -- Sailing homeward -- Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesus bleibet meine Freude Side 2. Songs, some with piano accompaniment.
Box 13, Tape 38

Richard Crooks: 1917 test 62360

Scope and Content Note

The Americans come / Wilbur, Foster
Box 13, Tape 39

Songs ; Finlandia. Tape D

Scope and Content Note

Side 1. Romeo and Juliet -- Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig -- Old English. Drink to me only with thine eyes -- Pearl fishers -- Sleigh -- Lehmann, Liza, 1862-1918. In a Persian garden. Ah, moon of my delight -- Over there -- Dawn of freedom -- Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrima. Side 2. Finlandia
Box 13, Tape 40

Richard Crooks Souvenirs

Scope and Content Note

Side 1. Hardelot, Guy d', 1858-1936. Because -- Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Sadko (Opera). Song of India -- Mother o' mine -- A dream -- Elegie -- Good-bye. Side 2. Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig -- Godard, Benjamin, 1849-1895. Jocelyn. Berceuse -- Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Only girl. When you're away -- Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Naughty Marietta. I'm falling in love with someone ; Ah! sweet mystery of life -- Sullivan, Arthur Seymour, Sir, 1842-1900. Lost chord.
Box 13, Tape 41

78 rpm recordings of various opera singers dubbed onto tape by Charles Riddell

Scope and Content Note

Includes performers Paul Althouse, Lucy Isabelle March, Rosa Ponselle, Giovanni Martinelli, Edmond Clement, Geraldine Ferrar, Enrico Caruso, Mario Chamlee, Lucrezia Bori, Beniamino Gigli, Giuseppe de Luca, Lambert Murphy, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Wilfred Glenn, Lawrence Tibbett, John Charles Thomas, Harry Macdonough, Richard Bonelli, Rinald Werrenrath and Nelson Eddy.
Box 13, Tape 42

Stainer, John, Sir, 1840-1901. Crucifixion

Scope and Content Note

Sung by Richard Crooks and Lawrence Tibbett with Trinity Choir, Mark Andrews, organist. Originally recorded May, 1929 (from Victor M-64?)
Box 13, Tape 43

Music from Elaine Griffing's [sp?] wedding

Scope and Content Note

For you with love / Warren (written for Elaine Griffin's wedding) Wedding march -- Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesus bleibet meine Freude. Performed by Richard Crooks and Warren, (?) organ.
Box 13, Tape 44

Songs

Scope and Content Note

Somewhere a voice is calling -- Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph, 1760-1836. Marseillaise -- Wood, Haydn, 1882-1959. Roses of Picardy -- Gipsy moon -- Over there -- Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Ellens Gesang, D. 839 -- If I could tell you -- Many trials. Side 2 is blank.
Box 13, Tape 45

Unkown

Box 9, Tape 46

Crooks. Christmas 91

Physical Description: 1/4" tape on a 10 1/2" reel with a 3" NAB hub
Box 14, Disc 1

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetMay 9, 1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 10 in.

Scope and Content Note

Howard Barlow and Orchestra. Parts 1 and 2 of 6
Box 14, Disc 2

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetMay 9, 1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 10 in.

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Howard Barlow and Orchestra. Parts 3 and 4 of 6
Box 14, Disc 3

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetMay 9, 1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 10 in.

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Howard Barlow and Orchestra. Parts 5 and 6 of 6
Box 14, Disc 4

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetDec. 20, 1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Part V (other parts missing)
Box 14, Disc 5

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Mother Mc Cree.
Box 14, Disc 6

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. America the beautiful -- The hills of home
Box 14, Disc 7

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. When you're away
Box 14, Disc 8

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. The last hour
Box 14, Disc 9

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Reve -- Neapolitan love song
Box 14, Disc 10

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Passing by
Box 14, Disc 11

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Eternal father -- Somewhere a voice is calling
Box 14, Disc 12

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Oh Lord, most holy -- My message
Box 14, Disc 13

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Net1943

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. For you alone -- Ah, moon of my delight
Box 14, Disc 14

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetSept. 11, 1944

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 1 and 2 of 4
Box 14, Disc 15

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetSept. 11, 1944

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 3 and 4 of 4
Box 14, Disc 16

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetOct. 2, 1944

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 1 and 2 of 4
Box 14, Disc 17

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetOct. 2, 1944

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 3 and 4 of 4
Box 14, Disc 18

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetNov.15, 1944

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 1 and 2 of 2
Box 14, Disc 19

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetJan. 19, 1945

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts1 and 2 of 6
Box 14, Disc 20

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetJan. 19, 1945

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 3 and 4 of 6
Box 14, Disc 21

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetJan. 19, 1945

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 5 and 6 of 6
Box 14, Disc 22

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetFeb. 17, 1945

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 1 and 2 of 4
Box 14, Disc 23

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetFeb. 17, 1945

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Howard Barlow and the Firestone Orchestra. Parts 3 and 4 of 4
Box 14, Disc 24

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetOct. 24, 1978

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.
Box 14, Disc 25

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC NetOct. 24, 1978

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.
Box 14, Disc 26

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Netundated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Homing -- Song of the Volga boatman -- Do not go my love -- If thou be near -- going home.Side 2: The bell man -- Lindy you -- The Lord's prayer
Box 14, Disc 27

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Netundated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Thine alone -- Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Largo -- Pourquoi me réveiller -- Take a pair of sparkling eyesSide 2: My wild Irish rose -- Dawn of freedom
Box 14, Disc 28

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Netundated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Side 1: None but the lonely heart -- Where e'er you walkSide 2: Come love with me -- Home on the range
Box 14, Disc 29

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Netundated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Retreat -- Chevauchee cosaque -- Last hour -- My messageSide 2: Church's one foundation -- Hills of home -- May night
Box 14, Disc 30

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Netundated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Drink to me only with thine eyes -- At Christmas time
Box 14, Disc 31

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Netundated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Dedication -- Waltzing Matilda -- To the children -- Jesu joy of man's desiringSide 2: Trek song -- Donkey serenade -- Prayer of thanksgiving -- Christmas candle
Box 14, Disc 32

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) : Richard Crooks. NBC Netundated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Hills of home
Box 14, Disc 34

Voice of Firestone (?) : Richard Crooks. undated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Over there -- Berceuse
Box 14, Disc 35

Voice of Firestone (?) : Richard Crooks. undated

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Marseillaise -- Army Air Corp. -- Marines HymnSide 2: Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Rom#233;o et Juliette. Farewell aria.
Box 14, Disc 36

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda (in German)Berlin 1927

Physical Description: Test pressing: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.

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Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda. Holde Aïda
Box 14, Disc 37

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda (in German)Berlin 1927

Physical Description: Test pressing: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.

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Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda. Holde Aïda (duplicate?)
Box 14, Disc 38

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Salut, demeure chaste et pure Oct. 6, 1937

Physical Description: Test pressing: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.

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Box 14, Disc 39

Lalo, Edouard, 1823-1892. Roi d'Ys. Aubade. Vainement, ma bien-aim#233;e Oct. 8, 1937

Physical Description: Test pressing: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.

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Box 14, Disc 40

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. Ah! fuyez, douce image. (Act 3)Apr. 22, 1938

Physical Description: Test pressing: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.

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Box 14, Disc 41

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Pêcheurs de perles. Je crois entendre encore. (Act 1) Feb. 16, 1939

Physical Description: Test pressing: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.

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Box 14, Disc 42

Cil#232;a, Francesco, 1866-1950. Arlesiana. #200; la solita storia Feb. 16, 1939

Physical Description: Test pressing: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.

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Box 14, Disc 43

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Part 1 and 21939

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960.
Box 14, Disc 44

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Part 3 and 41939

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960.
Box 14, Disc 45

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Part 5 and 61939

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960.
Box 14, Disc 46

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Act I, scene 1 and 2Apr. 6, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Olheim, Helen ; Votikpa, Thelma ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 ; Pinza, Ezio. Chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor.Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982
Box 14, Disc 47

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Act I, scene 1 and 2 (duplicate)Apr. 6, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Olheim, Helen ; Votikpa, Thelma ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 ; Pinza, Ezio. Chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor.Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982
Box 14, Disc 48

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Act IIApr. 6, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Olheim, Helen ; Votikpa, Thelma ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 ; Pinza, Ezio. Chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor.Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982
Box 14, Disc 49

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Act II (duplicate)Apr. 6, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Olheim, Helen ; Votikpa, Thelma ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 ; Pinza, Ezio. Chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor.Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982
Box 14, Disc 50

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Act IIIApr. 6, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Olheim, Helen ; Votikpa, Thelma ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 ; Pinza, Ezio. Chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor.Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982
Box 14, Disc 51

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Act III (duplicate)Apr. 6, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate ; 12 in.

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Performers: Jepson, Helen, 1904- ; Olheim, Helen ; Votikpa, Thelma ; Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972 ; Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 ; Pinza, Ezio. Chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor.Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982
Box 14, Disc 52

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Partenope. Sei mia giojaSept. 16, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate ; 10 in.
Box 14, Disc 53

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Partenope. Sei mia gioja (duplicate)Sept. 16, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate ; 10 in.
Box 14, Disc 54

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Floridante. Alma mia Sept. 16, 1940

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate ; 10 in.
Box 14, Disc 55

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Lohengrin (selection)Nov. 11, 1948

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, plastic ; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 56

The Golden Age of Opera. Potpurri (5)1936-1948

Physical Description: LP disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Samson et Dalila. J'ai gravi la montagne -- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. De' miei bollenti spiriti -- Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Lucia di Lammermoor. Selections. Cruda, funesta smania -- Pallor funesto -- Dalle stanze ove Lucia.Side 2: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello. Ora e per sempre addio -- Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. Voi lo sapete -- Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Salome. Finale -- Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Musensohn -- Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre. Ho-jo-to-ho!
Box 15, Disc 57

The Golden Age of Opera. Potpurri (6)1936-1948

Physical Description: LP disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. E lucevan le stelle ; Recondita armonia -- Traubel and Carron. Man without a country: My dearest : My own ; My life -- Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre. Ho-jo-to-ho! -- Smetana, Bedrich, 1824-1884. Prodan#225; nevesta. Selection -- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Libiamo ne lieti calici -- Hahn, Reynaldo, 1875-1947. Ciboulette. Ce n'#233;tait pas la même chose.Side 2: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736. Tre giorni son che Nina -- De Curtis, Ernesto, 1875-1937. Torna a Surriento -- Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835. Norma. Casta diva -- Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Fille du r#233;giment. Selection -- Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Don Giovanni. Selection -- Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba -- Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Mignon. Selection -- Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883. Martha. Selection -- Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Zauberflöte. O Isis und Osiris (Aria) ; In diesen heil'gen Hallen
Box 15, Disc 58

The Golden Age of Opera. Richard Crooks, tenor1938-1943

Physical Description: LP disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Werther. Pourquoi me r#233;veiller -- Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai f#249; -- Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Sadko. A song of India -- Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Lohengrin. Mein lieber Schwan -- Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrima -- Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre. Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond -- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Un d#xEC felice, eterea ; De' miei bollenti spiriti Side 2: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Questa donna ; Parigi, o cara, noi lasceremo -- Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. A moi les plaisirs ; Salut, demeure chaste et pure -- Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. En fermant les yeux je vois ; Ah! fuyez, douce image
Box 15, Disc 59

The Golden Age of Opera. Richard Crooks, tenor (duplicate)1938-1943

Physical Description: LP disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic ; 12 in.

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Side 1: Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Werther. Pourquoi me r#233;veiller -- Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai f#249; -- Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Sadko. A song of India -- Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Lohengrin. Mein lieber Schwan -- Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrima -- Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre. Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond -- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Un d#xEC felice, eterea ; De' miei bollenti spiriti Side 2: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Questa donna ; Parigi, o cara, noi lasceremo -- Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. A moi les plaisirs ; Salut, demeure chaste et pure -- Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. En fermant les yeux je vois ; Ah! fuyez, douce image
Box 15, Disc 60

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Fleur que tu m'avais jet#233;e

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 61

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Fleur que tu m'avais jet#233;e (duplicate?)

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 62

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Sadko. A song of India

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 63

Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrima

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 64

Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrima (duplicate?)

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 65

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Donna #232; mobile

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 66

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Donna #232; mobile (duplicate?)

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 67

Song of Bayou and Two American sketchesDec. 28, 1928

Physical Description: Custom pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 68

My sunshine is youDec. 22, 1931

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 69

My wild Irish rose March, 1933

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, acetate ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 70

So we'll go no moreApr. 26, 1934

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 71

If I should send a roseJune 24, 1935

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac ; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 72

At the Mardi GrasFeb. 23, 1936

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 73

"The Singing Lady" presents "The Story of Richard Crooks" Parts 1 and 2 of 3Nov. 18, 1937

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 74

"The Singing Lady" presents "The Story of Richard Crooks" Part 3 of 3Nov. 18, 1937

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 75

Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948. Fedora. Selection Feb.16, 1939

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 76

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Floridante. Alma mia Sept.16, 1940

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 77

Have you seen but a whyte lilie grow?Sept.16, 1940

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 78

Have you seen but a whyte lilie grow? (duplicate?)Sept.16, 1940

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 79

Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lieder, op. 48. Traum Sept.16, 1940

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 80

Quilter, Roger, 1877-1953. Songs, op. 3. Now sleeps the crimson petal Sept.16, 1940

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 81

Pessard, Emile, 1843-1917. Adieu du matin Sept.18, 1940

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 82

Pessard, Emile, 1843-1917. Adieu du matin (duplicate?)Sept.18, 1940

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 83

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Elegies, medium voice, violoncello, piano Jan. 16, 1942

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 84

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Judas Maccabaeus. Sound an alarm Jan. 16, 1942

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 85

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Samson. Total eclipse Jan. 16, 1942

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 86

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Elias. So ihr mich von ganzem Herzen suchet June 8, 1942

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 87

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Elias. Dann werden die Gerechten June 8, 1942

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 88

War Department Music Branch. Popular songsMay 8, 1944

Physical Description: V disc: 78 rpm, plastic; 12 in.

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My wild Irish rose -- Loch Lomond -- Turn ye to me
Box 15, Disc 89

Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870. Killarney Nov.16, 1948

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, plastic; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 90

Ave Maria and Campton Races MedleyMar. 14, 1949

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 91

Ave Maria and Campton Races Medley (duplicate?)Mar. 14, 1949

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 15, Disc 92

BaroniMay 11, 1964

Physical Description: Instantaneous disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 93

Prop 14, "No" COMMOct. 29, 1964

Physical Description: Instantaneous disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 94

Florists' Telegraph Delivery. California Spot Campaign. "Personal Gift"Dec. 25, 1964

Physical Description: Instantaneous disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 95

Music from Elayne Girffith's WeddingApr. 8, 1967

Physical Description: Instantaneous disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 96

Music from Elayne Girffith's Wedding (duplicate)Apr. 8, 1967

Physical Description: Instantaneous disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 97

Wedding of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. TechentinApr. 8, 1967

Physical Description: Instantaneous disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 12 in.

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Wilshire Methodist Church. Includes a disc cover with dedication to Richard and Mildred Crooks
Box 15, Disc 98

Americans Come Parts 1 and 2 of 3Dec. 12, 19?

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 99

Americans Come Part 3 of 3Dec. 12, 19?

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 100

A San Francisco Original Gold Seal. "The Ballad of Governor Mac Heath."

Physical Description: souvenir disc: 45 rpm, plastic; 6 3/4 in.

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Ron the Knife arranged and sung by Earl' Fatha Hines
Box 15, Disc 101

Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca (selection) and Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948. Fedora (selection)

Physical Description: Transcription disc: ? rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 102

"At Christmastime" and "Christmas Candle"

Physical Description: Custom pressing disc: 78 rpm, plastic; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 103

Chenoweth, Wilbur, 1899-1980. Variations on "Lobe den Herren"

Physical Description: Custom pressing disc: 78 rpm, plastic; 10 in.

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Los Angeles Philharmonic. Wallenstein, Alfred, conductor.
Box 15, Disc 104

Templeton, Alec, 1910-1963. Gifts

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 10 in.

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Bonelli, Mona, lyrics. Bonelli Richard, piano
Box 15, Disc 105

Springtime reminds me of you

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 106

I love thee

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 107

Prayer Perfect

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 108

My song goes 'round the world

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 109

O song divine

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 15, Disc 110

Waltz song

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in.
Box 16, Disc 111

How lovely are thy dwellings

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 112

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Schöne Müllerin (selections)

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.

Scope and Content Note

Wandern -- Wohin -- Halt
Box 16, Disc 113

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Schöne Müllerin (selections)

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.

Scope and Content Note

Danksagung an dem Bach ; Am Feierabend
Box 16, Disc 114

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Schöne Müllerin (selections)

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.

Scope and Content Note

Mit dem grünen Lautenbande -- Jäger -- Eifersucht und Stolz
Box 16, Disc 115

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Schöne Müllerin (selections)

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in. (disc cracked)

Scope and Content Note

Die liebe Farbe ; Die böse Farbe
Box 16, Disc 116

Thora

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 117

Nirvana

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 118

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Pêcheurs de perles. Je crois entendre encore

Physical Description: V disc: 78 rpm, plastic; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 119

Richard Crooks

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 120

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Ellens Gesang, D. 839 and Burleigh, (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949. Were you there

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 121

Oratorio arias (test recording)

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 122

Thru my open window and Christmas Candle

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 123

Concert

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 124

When you're away and Ay-Ay-Ay

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 125

Over there

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 126

Sailing Homeward

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 16, Disc 127

Songs my mother taught me

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 128

Songs my mother taught me (duplicate)

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 129

Songs my mother taught me (duplicate)

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 130

Songs my mother taught me (duplicate)

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 131

Mail call

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 132

Mail call (duplicate)

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 133

Land of hope and glory

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 16, Disc 134

Lullaby from Joselyn

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 10 in.
Box 16, Disc 135

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Rom#233;o et Juliette (selection) and I love thee

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 136

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Rom#233;o et Juliette (selection) and I love thee (duplicate?)

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 137

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Rom#233;o et Juliette (selection); I love thee and Drink to me only with thine eyes

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 138

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Matthäuspassion (abridged)

Physical Description: Custom pressing disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic; 12 in.
Box 17, Disc 139

Mail Call

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 78 rpm, acetate; 12 in. (disc cracked)
Box 16, Disc 140

Ave MariaJune 8, 1942

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in. (disc broken)
Box 16, Disc 141

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Schöne Müllerin. Trockene Blumen

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in. (disc cracked)
Box 6, Disc 142

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Schöne Müllerin. Der Müller und der Bach

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in. (disc broken)
Box 16, Disc 143

Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Comus (selection) and Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. Lieder, 2. T. O liebes Mädchen, höre mich

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc cracked)
Box 16, Disc 144

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Werther. Pourquoi me r#233;veiller

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc broken and cracked)
Box 16, Disc 145

Too late tomorrow

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc cracked)
Box 16, Disc 146

Until

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc broken)
Box 16, Disc 147

Springtime reminds me of you

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc cracked)
Box 16, Disc 148

Vienna, city of dreams

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc broken)
Box 16, Disc 148

Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lieder, op. 48. Traum

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc broken)
Box 16, Disc 149

Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lieder, op. 48. Traum

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in. (disc broken)
Box 6, Disc 150

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Aug. 30, 1943

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in. (disc broken)

Scope and Content Note

There is no death
Box 16, Disc 151

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Part FourDec.20, 1943

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in. (disc broken)
Box 16, Disc 152

I'll take you home again Kathleen

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in
Box 16, Disc 153

Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 10 in
Box 16, Disc 154

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah. Comfort ye, my people June 8, 1942

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in
Box 16, Disc 155

Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Program Feb. 14, 1938

Physical Description: Special pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

Part 1: Strauss, Johann, 1804-1849. An der schönen, blauen Donau. Symphony orchestra. Wallenstein Alfred, conductor Part 4: Tribute by the revered Doctor Walter F. Tunks
Box 16, Disc 156

Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Program Feb. 14, 1938

Physical Description: Special pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

Part 2: Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. An der schönen, blauen Donau . Symphony orchestra. Wallenstein Alfred, conductor -- Songs my mother taught mePart 5: Tribute by the revered Doctor Walter F. Tunks -- Jesus calls us
Box 16, Disc 157

Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Program Feb. 14, 1938

Physical Description: Special pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

Part 3: Firestone, Idabelle. In my gardenPart 6: Open the gates of the temple -- I know that my redeemer liveth
Box 16, Disc 158

Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Program Feb. 14, 1938

Physical Description: Special pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

Part 7: Lost chord
Box 16, Disc 159

Voice of Firestone. Tenth Anniversary Program.Dec. 5, 1938

Physical Description: Special pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

Part 1: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda. Marcia trionfale. Symphony orchestra. Wallenstein Alfred, conductor.Part 4: Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Ave Maria (Vocal version)
Box 16, Disc 161

Voice of Firestone. Tenth Anniversary Program.Dec. 5, 1938

Physical Description: Special pressing disc: 78 rpm, shellac; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

Part 2: Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. DreamPart 5: Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. G'schichten aus dem Wienerwald. Symphony orchestra. Wallenstein Alfred, conductor
Box 16, Disc 162

Easter and Songs: My mother

Physical Description: Transcription disc: 33 1/3 rpm, acetate; 12 in.
Box 16, Disc 163

Mail Call with Richard Crooks

Physical Description: Test pressing disc: ? rpm, shellac; 12 in
Box 16, Disc 164

Voice of Firestone. Christmas 1943 radio broadcast with Richard Crooks.Dec. 20, 1943

Physical Description: Limited edition disc: 33 1/3 rpm, plastic; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: If I could tell you -- Jingle Bells -- Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Dance of the sugar plum fairy -- Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Toy Trumpet -- Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. Cantique de Noël -- White Christmas -- Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 26. K detyam Side 2: Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Lieder, op. 49. Wiegenlied -- Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesus bleibet meine Freude -- Gruber, Franz Xaver, 1787-1863. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht -- Adeste Fideles -- Lord's prayer -- Dresden Amen
Box 16, Disc 165

Antheil, George, 1900-1959. Capital of the world Dec. 20, 1943

Physical Description: Commercial disc (Capitol P8278): 33 1/3 rpm, plastic; 12 in

Scope and Content Note

With handwritten dedication by composer: "To my beloved childhood friends, in memory of our youthful dreams in Trenton, with love George Antheil. L.A. 1955."
Box 17, Audiocassette 1

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) featuring Richard CrooksSept. 5, 1971

Scope and Content Note

Includes a note by Mildred Crooks with commentary on the 10 audiocassettes of Gilmour's Album.
Box 17, Audiocassette 2

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) featuring Richard CrooksOct. 24, 1971

Box 17, Audiocassette 3

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) featuring Richard CrooksOct. 15, 1972

Box 17, Audiocassette 4

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) featuring Richard CrooksSept. 28, 1974

Scope and Content Note

Second Anniversary Memorial
Box 17, Audiocassette 5

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) featuring Richard CrooksSept. 28 and 29, 1974

Scope and Content Note

Second Anniversary Memorial
Box 17, Audiocassette 6

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) Golden ClassicsOct. 11, 1977

Box 17, Audiocassette 8

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) Apr. 17, 1981

Box 17, Audiocassette 9

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) July 10, 1982

Box 17, Audiocassette 10

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) Sept. 25, 1982

Box 17, Audiocassette 11

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Feb. 14, 1938

Box 17, Audiocassette 12

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Oct., 1943

Box 17, Audiocassette 13

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Oct., 1943

Box 17, Audiocassette 14

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Nov., 1943

Box 17, Audiocassette 15

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Nov. 20, 1944

Box 17, Audiocassette 16

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Dec. 18, 1944

Box 17, Audiocassette 17

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Jan. 8, 1945

Box 17, Audiocassette 18

Voice of Firestone (Radio program) Dec. 11, 1949

Box 17, Audiocassette 19

Metropolitan (Radio program) BBC. "Directors"Oct. 29, 1983

Scope and Content Note

Second of six hourly programs on B.B.C radio. Steane, John: host.
Box 17, Audiocassette 20

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. Acts I and II Jan. 13, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Metropolitan Opera. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor. Performers: Moore, Grace 1898-1947 and Crooks, Richard.
Box 17, Audiocassette 21

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. Acts III, IV and VJan. 13, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Metropolitan Opera. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor. Performers: Moore, Grace 1898-1947 and Crooks, Richard.
Box 17, Audiocassette 22

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Part IApril 6, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Metropolitan Broadcast
Box 17, Audiocassette 23

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Part IIApril 6, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Metropolitan Broadcast
Box 17, Audiocassette 24

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon (selections) and Songs of FaithJan. 13, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Metropolitan Opera. Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982, conductor. Songs of Faith. Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Selections. Messiah. Comfort ye, my people -- Samson. Total eclipse -- Judas Maccabaeus. Sound an alarm -- Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Selections. Paulus. Sei getreu bis in den Tod -- Elias. So ihr mich von ganzem Herzen suchet -- Dann werden die Gerechten -- Ave Maria -- Franck, C#233;sar, 1822-1890. Panis angelicus -- Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949. Were you there -- All through the night -- Huhn, Bruno. Invictus -- O'Hara, Geoffrey, 1882- There is no death
Box 17, Audiocassette 25

Richard Crooks sings for Eagle's weddingJune 14, 1957

Scope and Content Note

O perfect love
Box 17, Audiocassette 26

Gilmour's Albums (CBC Radio Network, Canada) songs by Richard CrooksApril, 1967

Scope and Content Note

Second memorial album.Romberg -- Prize song -- Firestone theme -- Because -- Lalo, Edouard, 1823-1892. Roi d'Ys -- Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig -- Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Paulus. Be thou faithful -- For you with love
Box 17, Audiocassette 27

Easter Mass ServiceApril 6, 1980

Box 17, Audiocassette 28

The Art of Richard Crooks

Box 17, Audiocassette 29

Conversation with Mildred CrooksDec. 1, 1988

Scope and Content Note

with Sawka, Barbara and Koprowski, Richard
Box 17, Audiocassette 30

Interview with Mildred CrooksFeb. 3, 1990

Box 17, Audiocassette 31

Conversation with Mildred CrooksOct. 22, 1988

Scope and Content Note

with Mattis, Olivia. Primary subject: Antheil, George
 

Audio-visual materials

Box 18, Film reel 1

Richard CrooksPanchromatic negative safety film; 35 mm;

Scope and Content Note

Black and white #132 Griffin, Wayne
Box 18, Film reel 2

Richard CrooksEastman color negative ; 35 mm; type 5251

Scope and Content Note

#132 Griffin, Wayne and Tobin, George.
 

Miscellany

Box 8, Poster 1

Crooks Tosca posterSept. 20, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Hamburger Stadt Theater
Box 5, Folder 2

Town Hall Concert. Among those presentJuly 30, 1936

Box 5, Folder 3

Reproduction of an Anton Rubinstein portrait

Box 5, Folder 4

Engraving of Sarah Bernhardt's portrait1879

Scope and Content Note

Jules Bastien Lepage, engraver
Box 5, Folder 5

Three envelopes annotated (Mildred Crooks handwriting)

Flat Box 19, Album 6

Disc album with dedication

Scope and Content Note

Presented by the Texas Company to Richard Crooks. In grateful appreciation of his participation in the Metropolitan Opera Broadcast. Victor Records.
Flat Box 19, Game 7

The Opera Game

Scope and Content Note

Opera question and answers by Ken Harris
Tube 20, Poster 8

Voice of Firestone Poster. Richard Crooks and Lawrence Tibbet. c.1

Tube 21, Poster 9

Voice of Firestone Poster. Richard Crooks and Lawrence Tibbet. c.2

Flat Box 19, Envelope 10

Inaugural Committee District Building. Washington, D.CJan. 9, 1937