Office of the Executive Vice President and Treasurer Edit


01 MWalB00134A


  • 1937-2006, undated (Creation)
  • 1937-1982 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 19991100 (Other)


  • 1.50 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 3 manuscript boxes other_unmapped (Whole)
  • 1.50 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Arrangement

    Arranged in three series: 1. Early University Documents, 1937-1982; 2. Correspondence Files, 1945-1980; 3. Administrative Files, 1966-2006, undated.

    Series one is arranged chronologically, series two is arranged under sub-series by correspondent, series three is arranged by sub-series then chronologically.

    For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Some material is restricted; please consult the University Archivist.

    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.

  • Preferred Citation

    Office of the Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections 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

    The Executive Vice President and Treasurer's Office was responsible for managing the financial affairs of Brandeis which included dealing with the University budget, investments, development, and grants. Lester G. Loomis served in this capacity for twenty-five years under various titles. From 1959 through 1964, Loomis held the position of the Director of University Finance Office. He was the Director of University Finance, dean of Financial Affairs in the administrative council from 1964 through 1970. From 1971 through 1984, Loomis served as Vice President for Financial affairs and University Treasurer. The University subsequently divided the position into its current configuration, a University Treasurer who reports to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

  • Scope and Contents

    Most of the materials in this collection were created from 1937 through 1982. Materials include correspondence, memos, notes, statistical data, and by-laws and copies of the University charter. Files in this collection relate to the incorporation of Brandeis, the University's budget, income through grants and development, and files on taxes and investments. Lester Loomis maintained all of the files in this collection. The correspondence files contain letters from Marver Bernstein and Norman Fink. There are also grant management files concerning the National Institute of Health and the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.


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