Office of Development
Scope and Contents
Files in this collection were created from 1946 through 2005. Materials include reports, memos, fundraising publications, invitations, event programs, news clippings, and videos. Subjects covered by the files include fundraising plans and specific campaigns, background information on the University, Brandeis clubs, special fundraising and ceremonial events, and news clippings about the University.
- 1946-2009, undated
- Reis, Arthur H. (Jr.) (Person)
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.
Biographical or Historical Information
The Office of Development is responsible for general fundraising for the University and works closely with the Office of Alumni Relations. The Office of Development is overseen by the Senior Vice-President for Development and Alumni Relations who reports directly to the President of the University. The functions of the office of Development are indicated by its various divisions: annual fund, corporations/foundations, planned & major gifts, presidential gifts/stewardship, development communications, special events, and research.
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Language of Materials
Arranged in nine series: 1. Administration, 1950-2008, undated; 2. History & Overview of Brandeis, 1966-1999, undated; 3. Publications, 1948-2009, undated; 4. Brandeis Associates [R], 1946-1998, undated; 5. Brandeis Clubs, 1958-1978, undated; 6. Events, 1951-1999, 2005; 7. Convocations, Dedications and Groundbreakings, 1949-2002, undated; 8. News Clippings, 1948-1997, undated; 9. Videos, 1992, undated. Series one through four and six through nine are arranged chronologically. Series five is arranged alphabetically. The collection is housed in 10 manuscript boxes and 1 record center box.
Accruals and Additions
8 cubic feet of unprocessed Addenda (5 record center boxes and 3 irregular boxes) were sent offsite to Harvard Depository in December 2007.
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.
- Brandeis University -- Alumni and alumnae Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Universities and colleges -- Massachusetts -- Waltham Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Brandeis University (Organization)
- Brandeis University. Institutional Advancement Division (Organization)
- Drew Flanagan, Jason Pierces, Eliot Wilczek
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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