Old Dominion University Board of Visitors Records, circa 1920-2010
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Brief Description: This collection contains documents related to the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors in its supervision of the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary from 1920 until July 1962.  Additionally, the collection contains documents related to the Board of Visitors of Old Dominion College and Old Dominion University from July 1962 to the present day.  Documents include agendas and proceedings, committee reports, minutes from the director’s local advisory, and general correspondence either received or generated by the board.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: libspecialcollections [at] odu.edu
Record Series Number: 01/RG 1-1A
Created by: Old Dominion University. Board of Visitors (1962-)
Volume: 46.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 09/23/1974. Additional accessions made from 1975 to 2010.
Arrangement:

The collection is divided into three series:

Series I: Agendas and Proceedings contains agenda and proceedings from the Board of Visitors, College of William and Mary, minutes from Director Lewis Webb’s Advisory Committee, and minutes from Old Dominion College and Old Dominion University Board of Visitors from 1962 to the present day. It is organized by decade.

Series II: Committees contains documents related to various committees associated with the Board of Visitors, such as Buildings and Grounds, Academics, Development, Institutional Advancement, Athletics, and Student Affairs committees.  It is organized by decade.

Series III: General Correspondence and Miscellaneous contains general correspondence on a variety of matters either generated or received by the board.  It is organized by decade.

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors
College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division
Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University--Administrators
Old Dominion University--History
Old Dominion University. Board of Visitors
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Acquisition Notes: Office of the Executive Vice President and the Secretary of the Board  Transfer. Accession #A74-8. Additions have been transferred to Special Collections and University Archives from 1975 to 2010.
Related Materials:

Related Collections:

RG1-B1 The Papers of Francis N. Crenshaw

Oral Histories in the Perry Library: Francis N. Crenshaw

RG1-B2 The Papers of James A. Howard

RG1-B3 The Papers of R.K. Scribner

RG1-B4 The Papers of Earl Gresham

RG1-B5 The Papers of Dr. J. Henry McCoy

These collections contain the personal notes of board members related to their tenure on the board.

Records related to Old Dominion University while it was the Norfolk Division, 1930-1962, can be found in the Board of Visitors Records of the College of William and Mary at http://scdb.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=6632.

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PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Old Dominion University Board of Visitors Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.