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Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Minneapolis-St. Paul chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0072

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of: programs, pamphlets, newsletters, board meeting minutes and correspondence, members lists, photos, publicity, and speeches.

Dates

  • 1916-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Brandeis University is a private research university with a liberal arts focus in Waltham/Boston, Massachusetts, founded by the local Jewish community in the face of Jewish quotas at other institutions of higher education. Since 1948, the Brandeis National Committee has been an integral part of Brandeis University, supporting its libraries, raising funds for neuroscience research and student scholarships - putting philanthropy first. Over the years, the Twin Cities Brandeis chapter had made significant contributions to the university’s library and scholarship funds, including establishing a $50,000 endowed scholarship, the proceeds of which still provide financial assistance to deserving Twin Cities Brandeis students annually. In 2008, the group restructured to become BOND (Branching Out in New Directions), in efforts to have more control over their financial giving to keep the funds supporting local communities. For more information on BOND, visit their website at www.bondtc.org.

Extent

0.80 Cubic Feet (2 Hollinger boxes)

Overview

This collection consists of the administrative materials of the Brandeis University National Women's Committee Minneapolis-St. Paul chapter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest in 1994.
Title
Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Minneapolis-St. Paul chapter records, 1916-1992
Status
Completed
Author
Kate Dietrick
Date
September 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-0192