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Office of the Executive Vice President and Treasurer

 Collection — other: All
Identifier: 01-MWalB00134A

Scope and Contents

Most of the materials in this collection were created from 1937 through 1982. Materials include correspondence, memos, notes, statistical data, and by-laws and copies of the University charter. Files in this collection relate to the incorporation of Brandeis, the University's budget, income through grants and development, and files on taxes and investments. Lester Loomis maintained all of the files in this collection. The correspondence files contain letters from Marver Bernstein and Norman Fink. There are also grant management files concerning the National Institute of Health and the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.


  • 1937-2006, undated
  • Majority of material found in 1937-1982
  • Other: Date acquired: 19991100

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 Executive Vice President and Treasurer's Office was responsible for managing the financial affairs of Brandeis which included dealing with the University budget, investments, development, and grants. Lester G. Loomis served in this capacity for twenty-five years under various titles. From 1959 through 1964, Loomis held the position of the Director of University Finance Office. He was the Director of University Finance, dean of Financial Affairs in the administrative council from 1964 through 1970. From 1971 through 1984, Loomis served as Vice President for Financial affairs and University Treasurer. The University subsequently divided the position into its current configuration, a University Treasurer who reports to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.


1.50 Linear Feet

3 manuscript boxes other_unmapped

1.50 Linear Feet


Arranged in three series: 1. Early University Documents, 1937-1982; 2. Correspondence Files, 1945-1980; 3. Administrative Files, 1966-2006, undated. Series one is arranged chronologically, series two is arranged under sub-series by correspondent, series three is arranged by sub-series then chronologically. For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

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.

Ghislaine Vode, Drew Flanagan
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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