Sociology Department Files Edit

Summary

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Series 1
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Dates

  • 1959-1997 (Creation)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The series contains correspondence, memos, departmental newsletters, faculty biographies, teaching schedules, faculty committee and other professional activity reports. The correspondence give some indication of the mission and development of the sociology department from 1959 through 1997. The series contains a substantial number of correspondence about departmental activities and university budgetary constraints that impacted the department over the years. Correspondence also includes memos and letters written by Professors Wolff, Herbert Marcuse, Lewis Coser, Everett Hughs, Maurie Stein, Gordon Fellman and Irving Zola. A substantial amount of material on Brandeis sociology Professor Morrie Schwartz exists, including letters about early departmental activities and newspaper clippings about Professor Schwartz and his battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease. Other correspondence include letters written by British sociologist Ralph Miliband, a Brandeis sociology faculty member until 1986.

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