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Box 8

 other level — Box: 8
Identifier: Box 8

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists primarily of Jewish ceremonial objects: kiddush cups, spice boxes, candlesticks, menorahs, torah bindings, breastplates, rimonim, yadayim, as well as megillot, amulets, and mezuzot originally produced in Europe, the Near East, North Africa, and America.  The collection contains pieces from the 2nd-3rd century, but principally showcases 19th-20th century artifacts.  The Tumen gift also includes a collection of rare Israeli coins and books on Judaica and Jewish ceremonials.


  • 2nd - 20th century
  • Majority of material found in 19th - 20th century
  • Other: Date acquired: 1981-11-21

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.


From the Collection: 177.00 Items

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

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