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Heller School for Social Policy and Management

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-MWalB00025A

Scope and Contents

Files in this collection were created from 1958 through 2009. Materials include memos, brochures, reports, newsletters, and reprints. The materials pertain to the programs at Heller School, announcements of events and lectures, and newsletters. This collection also include reprints of lectures, articles, testimonies, and reports by Heller School faculty members.


  • 1958-2010, undated

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.

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 Heller School for Social Policy and Management was established in 1959 to provide professional education in the field of social welfare and social policy. The school emphasizes social policy analysis and the management of human services. It offers PhD, MBA, and Masters degrees in various programs. Research and education focus on scholarly analysis and practical solutions for policies on aging, physical and mental health, family, mental retardation, and other issues. The first dean of the Heller School was Charles I. Schottland from 1959 to 1970. Two Heller School deans--Schottland and Stuart H. Altman--have been appointed presidents of Brandeis University.


2.00 Linear Feet

4 document boxes other_unmapped

2.00 Linear Feet

1.00 Folders


Arranged in six series: 1. Memos, 1969-2004, undated; 2. Programs, 1959-1999, undated; 3. Announcements, 1958-2005; 4. Newsletters, 1959-2004; 5. Publications, 1960-1998, 2009, undated; 6. Photographs, circa 1960. Series one, three, four and six are arranged chronologically. Series two is arranged alphabetically. Series five is arranged both chronologically and alphabetically. For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

Accruals and Additions

ADDENDUM received 9/99: 2 document boxes and 1 RC box including Family and Children's Policy Center.

Related Publications

For additional information on the history of the University search the following catalog entry in the Brandeis University libraries' on-line catalog LOUIS: Author Search: Florence Heller Graduate School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare.

Related Materials

Other related collections include Heller School for Social Policy and Management: National Center on Women and Aging, and Heller School for Social Policy and Management: National Institute for Sentencing Alternatives.

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.

Tatjana Lichtenstein, updated by Jessica Vincent
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

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