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Old Dominion University Scrapbook Collection, 1930-1979 | Special Collections and University Archives

By Steven Bookman, University Archivist

Collection Overview

Title: Old Dominion University Scrapbook Collection, 1930-1979

ID: 33/RG 33-1A1

Primary Creator: Old Dominion University. Office of University Relations

Extent: 17.3 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The collection is in chronological order.

Subjects: Athletics., College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division, College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division--Student life., Old Dominion College--Student life., Old Dominion University--Commencement, Old Dominion University--History

Forms of Material: Scrapbooks

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes scrapbooks of newspaper clippings related to the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary, Old Dominion College, and Old Dominion University from 1930 to 1979. Some of the topics featured in the scrapbooks include athletic games, Commencement, student life, and new programs being offered.

Subject/Index Terms

Athletics.
College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division
College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division--Student life.
Old Dominion College--Student life.
Old Dominion University--Commencement
Old Dominion University--History

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.

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.

Physical Access Note: The fragile nature of the collection may limit handling. Please consult a staff member for assistance.

Related Materials: Old Dominion University Office of University Relations Records (RG 6-3A).

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Old Dominion University Scrapbook Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Processing Information: Box and folder inventory completed by Leann Smith, Special Collections and University Archives Student Assistant, in March 2018.


Box and Folder Listing


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Box 1
Item 1: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1930-1940
Clippings of William and Mary creating the Norfolk Division, opening college and hiring new employees. Clippings of clubs being formed, Deans List, athletics, and Greek life. Some clippings about surrounding high schools and more
Item 2: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1941 January-April
Clippings of Marine Plans, Pilot Course, Basketball Games, Woman's Club, First Citizen Medal, The Planet Mars, Greek Life and Academics and more
Item 3: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1941-1942
Events from the Norfolk Division of William and Mary including Athletics, Greek Life, and Academics. Some clipping about the surrounding area including the Navy and City of Norfolk and more
Item 4: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1948-1950
Clippings of Norfolk Division Music Department, Naval Officers, Navy Flyers, Night College, Braves, Addition of Art Courses, Swim Course, Graduate Courses, First African American to register for extension graduate class, Beth El Temple

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