Ricardo Morant papers Edit


03 MWalB00428A


  • - (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 2010-07-21 (Other)


  • 12.50 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 16 record center boxes, 2 flat boxes other_unmapped (Whole)
  • 12.50 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Arrangement

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

  • 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.




    Folder 3: Personal and professional correspondence by and about Abraham Maslow and his wife Bertha;


    Folder 5: Confidential departmental and personal correspondence (all materials in this folder should be restricted except those regarding the Art Test);


    Folder 8: Personal correspondence regarding Eugenia Hanfmann


    Folder 9: Correspondence and documents regarding the Hanfmann Estate (to be removed and shredded);


    Folder 10: Personal correspondence regarding the Psychology Department, donations to the university and the Hanfmann Fund;


    Folder 11: Confidential department correspondence regarding tenure, promotions, hiring, and performance;


    Folder 13: Morant correspondence with Brandeis Administration regarding department business and recruiting, donations to Brandeis, and correspondence with Harry Rand;


    Folder 14: Correspondence regarding departmental business of tenure and promotion.

  • 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

    Donated by Professor Ricardo Morant between July and August 2010

  • Method of Acquisition


  • Appraisal Information

    Gradebooks deaccessioned 1/23/13

    Materials condensed into fewer boxes: from 16 boxes to 13 boxes 1/23/13

    Box 11 contains senior and masters student research. Final theses were deaccessioned. Consider the research material for deaccession. 1/23/13

  • Accruals and Additions

    7/21/2010 - personal papers, lectures, etc 7/27/2010 - infant data 8/02/2010 - more infant data

  • Custodial History

    Personal files of Professor Ricardo Morant.

  • Preferred Citation

    Ricardo Morant papers, 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.

  • Scope and Contents

    Infant Study data (paper, video and audiotape); Journal articles; conference lectures; research proposals and summary reports; class lecture notes and class photographs; correspondence and files regarding Abe Maslow, Jacob Hiatt, Eugenia Hanfmann, and others; unpublished papers; photographs; and departmental and university-related materials.

    Description of single box containing sensitive materials (see Restrictions for more information):

    Prof Ricardo Morant’s CV; photos of psychology department members and families; professional and personal correspondence regarding Abraham Maslow from colleagues and from Maslow and his wife Bertha; abstracts and reprints of papers by Morant, Maslow and Gene Nameche; correspondence regarding a memoir on Maslow; research for proposed book by Maslow and Morant; personal and professional correspondence between members of the psychology department; Maslow memorial speech; Maslow’s research on the Art Test; materials regarding Eugenia Hanfmann including biography, vita, photographs, memorial lectures and funds, and professional and personal correspondence; departmental memos; a written history of the department; confidential correspondence regarding tenure, promotion, hiring, and performance; commencement 1989 materials; Morant correspondence with Brandeis Administration; correspondence regarding research results and papers.


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    13 boxes