Gerald Bernstein Collection Edit


03 MWalB00296A


  • 1935-2000 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 20060700 (Other)


  • 2.50 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Arrangement

    This collection was kept in the original order in which it was recieved.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Fine Arts Department Brandeis University

  • Other Descriptive Information

    Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

  • Biographical or Historical Information

    Gerald Bernstein (1935?-2006) was a lifelong student of American Art and modern architecture. Bernstein was Professor of Fine Arts at Brandeis from 1967-2000, where he taught predominantly taught architectural history. He began teaching at Brandeis in 1967, where he organized classes and research into modern architecture, including the annual Brandeis Architecture Symposium. Through the course of his life, he studied American Art and modern architecture. A very popular teacher, he received numerous teaching awards during his career at Brandeis. He edited the most important book to date on Brandeis University architecture called Building a Campus: An Architectural Celebration of Brandeis University’s 50th Anniversary.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection contains materials related to Brandeis buildings and its architecture. Aerial photographs, master plans, architectural design boards for Ziv Quad (?), various renderings of the Three Chapels, and other campus structures are included in the collection. Research materials for  Building a Campus are also included, along with slides, notes, and a recording of a lecture by Bernstein on “Modern Architecture in Microcosm”.


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