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Stephen J. Gendzier papers

Identifier: 03-MWalb00400A

Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials from Stephen J. Gendzier's time as a Professor in the Romance and Comparative Literature Department (now called the Romance Studies Department and/or the Comparative Literature and Culture Program, respectively). Documents include teaching materials, course evaluations, committee meeting minutes, newsclippings, Romance and Comparative Literature Department materials, and correspondence.

Professor Gendzier taught in the French Program at Brandeis from 1962-2001, and served as the Chairman of the Department of Romance and Comparative Literature twice during his tenure.

Source: Brandeis Office of the Provost's website


  • 1953-2001

Conditions Governing Access

This collection has not yet been fully reviewed for restricted materials, though some restrictions have been identified in Box D. Other boxes may also contain restricted materials. Please contact the University Archives & Special Collections in advance to request access.

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.


4 Linear Feet (4 record center boxes)

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There is no discernable arrangement noted for this collection.

Custodial History

These papers were transferred to the Archives from the home of Professor Gendzier by his son, Christopher Diamond, in 2016.

Processing Information

This collection was reboxed in 2017.

Collection was maintained in the order in which it was received by the archives.

Deed of Gift was consulted, and folder titles were used to conduct a deductive restrictions review, which indicated the likely presence of restricted materials.

Existing folder titles have been retained are likely original to the creator.

Stephen J. Gendzier papers
Kate McNally
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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