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Athletics and Physical Education Department

 Collection — other: All
Identifier: 05-MWalB00145A

Scope and Contents

This collection has materials that date from 1951 through 2009. This collection contains brochures, schedules, news articles, press releases, programs, game tickets, announcements, letterhead, and a serial publication. These materials cover varsity sports programs, university athletics centers, and special events held by the Athletics Department.


  • 1951-2009, undated
  • Majority of material found in 1951-2009


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 Athletics and Physical Education Department directs all athletic activities of the University. These currently include 21 varsity sports and over 18 club sports, along with intermural sports and all physical education courses. The Athletics Department is also responsible for operating the Ford Athletic and Recreation Complex. The Athletics Department reports to the Dean of the Division of Student Affairs.


2.5 Linear Feet : Linear feet described is for processed portion only and does not include addenda.

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Arranged in six series: 1. Sports Schedules, 1960-2009; 2. Facilities, 1970-1994, undated; 3. Varsity Programs, 1951-2004, undated; 4. Special Events, 1980-2000, undated; 5. Publicity and Publications, 1975-2005, undated; 6. Memorabilia, 1959. All series are arranged chronologically except series three, which is arranged alphabetically by sport. For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing. 1 manuscript box

Related Materials

For additional information, please see the Athletics and Physical Education Department Website at:  See also our holdings of the departmental publication, the "Locker Room."

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.

Maggie McNeely
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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