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Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson Collection of Photographs (Ms. Coll. 198)

One of the most invaluable sub collections in the Marian Anderson Papers are the 4500 photographs which have been preserved within her larger archive. The collection comprises 100 albums and boxes.

Volumes 1-49 contain photographs of Marian Anderson and her milieu, arranged chronologically (1898-1992); Volumes 50-55: photographs at Marianna Farm, arranged chronologically (1940-1970s); Boxes 56-79: duplicates of photographs in Volumes 1-55; Boxes 80-86: photographic scrapbooks; Boxes 87-94: oversize photographs, arranged chronologically (1922-1992); Box 95: duplicates of photographs in Boxes 87-94; Boxes 96-100: photographs of friends, colleagues, and admirers, arranged alphabetically by the last name of the subject.


You can see downloadable images for each photograph and its accompanying bibliographic data in