3.5 linear ft. (4 boxes), 1 audio visual box, 3 oversize boxes, 1 photobox, 1 oversize photo box, 1 oversize photo folio.
Organized into 5 series: 1. Business, 1926-1995 (Box 1-3). 2. Personal, 1863-1999 (Box3-4). 3. Audio/Visual material, 1980-1988 (AVBox1). 4. Oversize, 1938-1988 (OVBox1-3). 5. Photographs, 1902-1988 (PhotoBox1, PhotoOVBox1, PhotoOVFolio1).
Collection contains business papers; budgets; balance sheets; reservation sheets; meeting minutes; personal correspondence; biographies; cassette tapes; videocassette; photographs; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about the Central City (Colo.) opera and theater seasons during Black's tenure as publicity director. Includes oral history transcript.
Denver, Colo. journalist, music and theater activist born in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1896. Reporter and theater critic for the Rocky Mountain News (1922-1930); publicity director for Central City Opera House Association (1932-1947); business director, Denver Symphony Orchestra (1945-1961). Died January 31, 1988, Denver, Colo.
Collection includes former photo accession # 2003.41.
Contact Western History/ Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
Repository also has Saul Caston papers (WH988), Denver Symphony Guild-Colo. Symphony Guild records (WH1002), Denver Symphony Orchestra and Association records (WH941), and Denver Woman's Press Club records (WH957).