Inventory of the
Gordon Vogt fonds

Inventory #F0468

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0468
Title:Gordon Vogt fonds
Extent:0.9 m of textual records
25 photographs
1 audio cartridge
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Gordon [A.] Vogt was born on 17 September 1947 and educated at Queen's University where he received an M.A. in English in 1973. Vogt became intrested in theatre while at Queen's and remained active in local theatre in Kingston upon his graduation. In 1977, he began work as a freelance journalist for CBC radio and later became a theatre critic for the CBC arts program "Stereo Morning". Vogt subsequently sang as a vocalist with the Rainbow Gardens Jazz Orchestra. He died on 10 July 1985. Throughout his life, he remained interested in the life and work of Bing Crosby and was an avid collector of Crosby memorabilia.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of correspondence with fellow Crosby collectors and enthusiasts, drafts of essays and articles concerning Crosby written by Vogt, scrapbooks dedicated to Crosby, lists of Crosby recordings, publicity photos and movie stills, magazines, newsletters and other material that documents Vogt's ongoing interest in Bing Crosby's music and work.

Custodial History: This accession was originally part of a larger donation to the Sound Recording Library in Scott Library at York University in 1989 from Arthur Vogt, father of Gordon Vogt.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
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Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 2004-039. No further accruals are expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the Sound and Moving Image Library in 2004.
Subject Access Points:Crosby, Bing, 1904-1977
Provenance Access Points:Vogt, Gordon, 1947-1985

Date of creation: 2005/01/03
Date of last revision: 2005/06/22
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