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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, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.

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 3
Item 1: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1955 May 17-1955 November 15
Clippings of Library Fund Drive, College Radio Station, College Finals, NATO, Mrs. Roosevelt, Greek Life and more
Item 2: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1955 November 17-1956 April 7
Clippings of Greek Life, Athletics, Student Class Registration, Academics, New Building Progress, 25-Plus Club, NATO Symposium Display, and more
Item 3: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1956 April 9-1956 August 26
Clippings of Braves, Dental Assistants Course, Interracial Concert, Foreman Field, Music Week, Little 8, 4 Year Science Course, Academics, Athletics, Greek Life, and more
Item 4: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1956 August 19-1957 May 2
BS Degree Program, Music Fraternity, Eisenhower, Webb, Little 8, Woman's Club, Shepherd College Racial Segregation, Swim Team, Bud Metheny, New Cafeteria, Anna Russell, and more
Item 5: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1957 May 4-1957 November 20
Annual Tea, Solar Screen Library, Business Degree Program, African American Applicant, Greek Life, Athletics and more
Item 6: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1957 November 20-1958 June 11
Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Commuter Students, Midterms, 4 Year Funds, Bud Metheny, Foreman, Botanical Garden, New Library, Salary Increase, Music Department, Greek Life, Braves, and more
Item 7: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1958 June 8-1959 March 25
Greenhouse, Lower Theater Rent, New Courses, High Hat, Greek Life, Athletics, Music Department, Braves, Oil Heating Course, and more

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