Board of Trustees: Jack Goldfarb papers Edit


01 MWalb00332A


  • circa 1960s (Creation)


  • 4.5 Linear Feet (Whole)
    2 record center boxes, 7 oversize items


  • Scope and Contents

    This collection contains materials related to the career of Jacob (Jack) Goldfarb, as well as to his role on the Brandeis Board of Trustees. Record types include oversized award certificates, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia. Jack Goldfarb served as the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees at Brandeis in the 1960s, and was responsible for raising and donating a majority of the funds to build the Jacob A. and Bertha Goldfarb Library. Sources: "Jacob A. Goldfarb Is Dead at 83; Philanthropist and Ex‐Executive," The New York Times, May 29, 1978; "Jacob Goldfarb Announces $500,000 Gift to Brandeis University; is Honored," Jewish Telegraph Agency, June 9, 1965

  • Arrangement

    There is no discernable arrangement noted for this collection.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection has not yet been reviewed for access and may contain restricted materials. Please contact the University Archives & Special Collections in advance to request access.

  • 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.

  • Processing Information

    Collection was maintained in the order in which it was received by the archives. Folder titles appear to be original to the creator. Weeding was performed on the collection in 2022, and one oversized photograph was removed.

  • Custodial History

    This collection was likely an early donation to the Goldfarb library, before the formation of the Archives. Accession records cannot be located.