Brandeis University

Our Collections

University Archives

Collections that document the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Materials include student and university publications, photographic images, university records, theses, sound and audiovisual recordings, posters, maps, architectural plans, memorabilia, and more.

Special Collections

A broad array of rare and unique primary-source materials on a range of topics. The collection, spanning primarily the fifteenth through twentieth centuries, is comprised of rare books, manuscripts, archival collections, periodical collections, and visual and artistic collections.


You may browse all collections available for research. Finding aids (guides) are available for collections that are fully processed. Partially processed or unprocessed collections contain brief descriptions of collection contents.


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