Where can I find information about Marian Anderson?


The Penn Library holds the personal and professional papers, and music collections of Marian Anderson.

The collection includes Marian Anderson Papers, ca. 1900-1993: correspondence, writings, programs, clippings, awards, and memorabilia concerning the musical and philanthropic career of contralto Marian Anderson (1897-1993).

Related collections include the music (manuscript and printed) that she performed, sound recordings, and photographs.

Available on-line are facsimiles and an index to the more than 4,000 unique photographic images contained in the collection.

The virtual exhibition "Marian Anderson: A Life in Song" is also available online. Discovering Marian Anderson features the digitized concert programs, scrapbooks, interviews, and more.


  • Last Updated Jun 15, 2020
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