100 boxes. A near-comprehensive collection of photographic prints documenting the life and career of Marian Anderson. Digitized photographs are publicly available through ArtStor.
450 boxes. The main body of Marian Anderson's papers includes correspondence; business records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; programs and publicity materials; awards and honorary degrees; clippings; scrapbooks; and memorabilia. Also included are materials from her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel De Preist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher.
Note: Click here for a full listing of correspondents in the Marian Anderson Papers (in the online catalog, Franklin)
48 boxes. These additional donations include further correspondence; fan mail; business correspondence, records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; correspondence and memorabilia from James DePreist; programs and publicity materials; clippings; awards and tributes; and memorabilia.
130 boxes. James DePreist (1936-2013), nephew of Marian Anderson, was an African American conductor of international renown. This collection documents DePreist's conducting career with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.