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X.II.f.3 Top hat belonging to Brandeis

 other level — Box: 185b
Identifier: Box 185b

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series holds a variety of other interesting items, including a map of Palestine and a genealogical chart for the Wehle [Brandeis's maternal] lineage. The death masks of Louis and Alice Brandeis are also in this series, as are their last wills and estate documents. Several items belonging to Susan Brandeis Gilbert are included here, including her college and law school diplomas. Additional items are sorted alphabetically. Of note are a set of documents on the legal battles around film censorship in Chicago, a set of Zionist postcards, publications unrelated to Brandeis, and several calling cards from the Brandeis family and others.

This series also contains the records of correspondence between individuals and the Brandeis University administration and library staff regarding the donations of Brandeis memorabilia to the collection. These items are stored chronologically.

Dates

  • 1898 - 1998, undated

Creator

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.

Extent

From the Collection: 101.00 Linear Feet

From the Collection: 75 record center boxes; 88 manuscript boxes; 2 garment boxes; 4 envelopes; 1 oversize manuscript box other_unmapped

From the Collection: 0.00 unknown

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

Contact:
415 South St.
Waltham MA

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The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections