Office of the President
Scope and Contents
Files in this collection were created from 1948 through 2007. Materials include memos, correspondence, reports, speeches, newsletters, and several items of memorabilia. Subjects in this collection include presidential inaugurations, accreditation, strategic planning, the president's council--a committee which advises the president on a wide range of topics--and special events including Founders' Day and the Brandeis Forum. Some topics which recur throughout the collection include the finances of the university and personnel. Some files contain information on student unrest in the 1960s and 1970s, student and staff diversity, and the Jewish identity at Brandeis during the 1980s. Many of the documents were written by the presidents and were addressed to the Brandeis community.
- 1948-2010, undated
- Abram, Morris B. (Person)
- Altman, Stuart H. (Person)
- Bernstein, Marver H. (Person)
- Goldberg, Gary David (Person)
- Handler, Evelyn, 1933-2011 (Person)
- Sachar, Abram Leon, 1899-1993 (Person)
- Schottland, Charles I. (Person)
- Thier, Samuel O., 1937- (Person)
- Reinharz, Jehuda (Person)
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 Collections Department, Brandeis University.
8.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Arranged in thirteen series: 1. President's Council, 1976-1996, n.d.; 2. Presidential Inaugurations,1948-1995; 3.Special Events, 1984-1996; 4. Strategic Planning, 1951-2006, n.d.; 5.President's Office Memorabilia, 1949-1994; 6. Morris B. Abram Administration, 1968-1982; 7. Charles I. Schottland Administration, 1970-1991; 8. Marver H. Bernstein Administration, 1971-1990; 9. Evelyn E. Handler Administration, 1983-1990, n.d.; 10. Stuart H. Altman Administration, 1990-1991; 11. Samuel O. Thier Administration, 1991-1994; 12. Jehuda Reinharz Administration, 1965-2007, n.d.; 13. Frederick Lawrence Administration, 2010-present. Series one and ten are arranged under sub-series, series two is arranged chronologically, series three and four are arranged under sub-series then chronologically, series five is arranged by object, series six, seven, eight and eleven are arranged alphabetically, series nine is arranged under sub-serieds then alphabetically and chronologically, series twelve is arranged under sub-series then alphabetically. 16 document boxes, 2 record center boxes, 1 object box, 2 flat files For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.
Source of Acquisition
Donated by The Office of the President.
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.
- Abram, Morris B. Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Altman, Stuart H.
- Bernstein, Marver H.
- Brandeis University
- Brandeis University -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Brandeis University -- Presidents Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Brandeis University -- Presidents -- Donor Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Bronfman, Charles, 1931-
- Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-
- Handler, Evelyn, 1933-2011
- Lawrence, Frederick M.
- Reinharz, Jehuda
- Schottland, Charles I.
- Thier, Samuel O., 1937-
- Allison Lange
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
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