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Office of Communications: Department of Media Relations

Identifier: 07-MWalB00062A

Scope and Contents

Materials include news releases, calendar releases, public service announcements, biographical information, photographs, news clippings, correspondence, memos, and speeches. Some files deal with the administrative matters of the Department of Media Relations, however, most of the collection is comprised of subject files covering trustees, fellows, faculty members, administrative staff, events, projects, and general background information on Brandeis University. The collection also includes news clippings about Brandeis throughout its history. Parts of the collection were created and maintained by Dennis Nealon and Jerry Rosenwaite. The department published The Brandeis Reporter, a faculty-staff newspaper which is now defunct.


  • 1948-


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 / Historical

The Department of Media Relations is part of the Office of Communications. Media Relations ensures that local, regional, national, and international print, broadcast, and electronic media outlets receive all news-worthy information about Brandeis University. The office provides the media with information on events, research, appointments, awards, and honors at the University. Media Relations was formerly called the News Bureau.


63 Boxes

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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