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Abram L. Sachar Brandeis University Presidential papers

 Collection — other: 45 record center boxes, 1 manuscript box, 1 microfilm box
Identifier: 01-MWalB00158A

Scope and Contents

The files in this collection were created from 1940 to 1990, with the bulk dating from 1946 to 1969.  The materials concern the activities of the Sachar presidential administration at Brandeis University.  Materials include correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, reports, notes, and publicity.  The bulk of the collection documents Sachar's communications with members of the Brandeis faculty and staff, alumni, donors, and students.  There is also a significant amount of material concerning administrative affairs and academic matters at Brandeis.


  • 1940-1990, undated


Conditions Governing Access

All materials in this collection must be reviewed by the University Archivist before access is provided to outside researchers. 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.


47.00 Linear Feet

46 record center boxes, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 irregular box other_unmapped

46.00 Linear Feet

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Arranged in ten series: 1. University Founding, 1946-1990, undated; 2. Correspondence, 1948-1969; 3. Academic Departments and Faculty, 1947-1969; 4. Administrative Issues and Departments, 1947-1969; 5. Board of Trustees, 1948-1968; 6. Fellows, 1947-1971; 7. Financial and Fundraising, 1946-1969; 8. Executive Assistants to the President, 1952-1960; 9. Publicity, 1940-1990; 10. Students, 1951-1969

For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

Related Materials

Abram L. Sachar Brandeis University chancellorship papers; Abram L. Sachar personal papers; Abram L. Sachar Hillel papers; Abram L. Sachar film collection

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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