Office of Alumni & University Relations

Records, 1951-2007, n.d.

3 cu. ft. (7 document boxes, 1 clamshell box)



Restrictions | History--Biography | Scope Notes | Series | Series Summary | Folder List

Restrictions
This collection is open.

History--Biography
The Office of Alumni & University Relations works with the alumni of the University in fundraising, admissions and career development. The office also plans class reunions. The office is overseen by the Senior Vice-President for Development and Alumni Relations who reports directly to the President of the University.

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Scope and Contents
Files in this collection were created from 1951 through 2007. Materials include memos, certificates, brochures and other publications, and memorabilia. Subjects covered by the files include alumni services, information on regional alumni associations, alumni achievement awards, publications on alumni and university activities, and information on reunions. Also included are materials from the university's first (and subsequent) 50th reunion celebrations.

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Series
Administration (box 1)
Associations and Chapters (box 2)
Alumni Achievement Awards (box 2)
Individual Alumni (boxes 2-2A)
Publications/Reports (box 3)
Reunion/Alumni College (boxes 4-6)
Memorabilia (box 7)


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Series Summary
Administration
Inclusive dates: 1963-2007, n.d.
Arrangement: Organized under subseries
This series contains memos, reports, ballots, newsletters, and
brochures. Subjects include various information on alumni activities,
elections for the executive board of Alumni Association, conferences,
and special events and programs.

Associations and Chapters
Inclusive dates: 1951-1998
Arrangement: Organized under subseries
This series includes memos, meeting minutes, newsletters, brochures,
schedules, and invitations. The materials contains information on the
alumni association, parents association, and regional associations.

Alumni Achievement Awards
Inclusive dates: 1988-1994
Arrangement: Chronological
This series contains memos, correspondence, and meeting minutes
concerning the Alumni Achievement Award.

Individual Alumni
Inclusive dates: 1963-2007, n.d.
Arrangement: Alphabetical
This contains photographs, press clippings, and memorabilia concerning 
individual alumni.

Publications/Reports
Inclusive dates: 1968-2007
Arrangement: Organized under subseries
This series includes various alumni publications and annual fund reports.

Reunion/Alumni College
Inclusive dates: 1961-2007
Arrangement: Chronological
This series includes programs, reports, and purchase orders concerning
alumni reunions.  50th reunion materials begin in 2002 with the
university's first graduating class, the Class of '52.

Memorabilia
Inclusive dates: 2000-2002, n.d.
Arrangement: Alphabetical
This series includes a stuffed toy animal of "Ollie," the official
mascot of Brandeis University, and several other memorabilia.


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Folder List
Administration
Box 1
     Background
          Introductory brochure, n.d.
          Alumni catalog, 1978
          Overview of alumni agenda, 1985-1986
     Internal Organization
          Ballots, information on candidate to national exec. board,
               1969-1978
          Board of directors, 1992-1993
          Memos, 1995-1996, 1988 [2 folders]
          Memos and announcements, 1997, 1998, 2007 [2 folders]
          Misc., 1990-1999
          Second annual alumni council conference, 1963
          [Alumni term trustee election], 1981
          Alumni fund, 1970-1980
          Interdepartmental cooperation and information sharing, 1994
          Calendar, 1993-1995
          [Miscellaneous], 1974-1988
     Events/Programs
          Travel program, 1975
          "Brandeis Day" videotape, 1992
          Faculty in the field program, 1994
          Conference, "Your Career - What's Next?", 1998
          Alumni Club of Greater Boston--Spring Reception, 2004

Associations and Chapters
Box 2
          Alumni association, 1972-1975, 1997-1998 [2 folders]
          Parents association, 1972-1986
          Sample newsletters--alumni chapters, 1988-1994
          Greater Boston chapter--minutes, 1964-1965
          Boston chapter--3rd annual associates dinner, 1951
          Greater Boston chapter, 1965-1974
          Greater Boston chapter, "Margaret Salinger - Dream Catcher," 2001
          Questionnaire to Brandeis alumni in northern California, 1962
          [Alumni association New York chapter], 1980
          [Alumni association Washington D.C. chapter], 1975

Alumni Achievement Awards
Box 2
          Alumni achievement awards, 1988-1991 [4 folders]
          Alumni leadership awards, 1991
          Alumni achievement awards, 1992, 1994 [2 folders]

Individual Alumni
Box 2
          Boone, Ashley A., Jr., 1977-1992
          Gordon-Ross, Deena--Photograph, 1989
          Herman, Bernard H., 2007
          Herskovitz, Marshall, 1991-1992
          Kraft, Myra Hiatt 1987
          Millet, Ricardo--Brandeis minority alumni speech, 1997
          Segal, Eli J., 1993
          Solarz, Stephen, n.d.
          Various alumni--Candid photographs [2 folders]
          Wiseman, Saul--Prayer in Congress, 1963
Box 2A
          Wright, Lewin C.--U.S.S. Constitution change of command ceremony
               Brandeis banner, n.d.
Box 2
               Certificate and program booklet, 2005

Publications/Reports
Box 3
          Today's alumnus, 1972-1977
          Alumni connection, 1990
          Alumni Reconnection, 1996-1998
          Alumni news, 1970
          "Brandeis Alumni", 1994
          "Brandeis Alumni", 1995
          "The Alumnus", 1968
          "Louis-News," Alumni Association e-newsletter, 2003, 2007
          Fund report, 1975-1976
          Alumni fund report, 1979-1992 [8 folders]
          Report on giving, 1989-1990
          Brandeis University Report on Giving 1997-1999 [2 folders]
          Annual Fund Report 1991-1992

Reunion/Alumni College
Box 4
          Lois Lyons Lindauer--1955 Homecoming, 1955

          Reunion, 1961
          Reunion--Class of 1952--10th reunion, 1962
          "Brandeis University class of 1952: Tenth reunion report", 1962
          Reunion--Class of 1954--10th reunion, 1964
          Reunion, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970 [4 folders]
          Reunion--Class of 1954--20th reunion book, 1974
          Reunion, 1975, 1976 [2 folders]
          Reunion--Class of 1961--15th reunion book, 1976
          Reunion--Class of 1956--20th reunion book, 1976
          Reunion--Class of 1957--50th reunion book, 2007
          Reunion, 1977
          Reunion--Sachar's instructions, 1977
          Reunion, 1978, 1980-1989 [2 folders]
          Reunion--Class of 1961--20th reunion book, 1981
Box 5
          Reunion, 1983
          25th year dinner, May 18, 1984
          Alumni dinner, 1985
          Reunion, 1990s
          Reunion--Class of 1961--30th reunion book, 1991
          Alumni college, 1993
          Reunion, 1994
          Homecoming/reunion '94, 1994
          Alumni college, 1995, 1998
          Reunion, 1997
          Reunion, 1998
          Reunion 2000--Alumni Authors and Artists Exhibit, 2000
          Reunion 2000--Brandeis Revisited, 2000
          Reunion 2000--Class yearbooks, 2000 [9 books]
          Reunion 2000--Commemorative Magnet, 2000
          Reunion, 2001
Box 6
         Reunion, 2002, 2003, 2004 [4 folders]
         Reunion 2005--Commemorative Magnet, 2005
         Reunion 2005--Class of 1980 25th reunion gift, historic bell dedication, 2006

Memorabilia
Box 7
          Baseball cap--Class of 2002, 2002
          Ford Hall memorial paperweight, 2000
          "Ollie," n.d. [2]
          Puzzle coaster, n.d.
          T-shirts--Reunion 2000, 2000 [2]

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Notes
For additional information on Brandeis alumni search the following catalog entry in the Brandeis University Libraries' on-line catalog LOUIS:
Subject Search: Brandeis University alumni and alumnae.

See also the Office of Alumni & University Relations Website at:
http://www.brandeis.edu/alumni/index.html