James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. He was the nephew of Marian Anderson, whose collections are also held in the Kislak Center. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.

Collection Subject
Date Range
  • 1900-1999 C.E.
  • 2000 C.E. - present
Thematic Subject
  • Humanities
  • Music history