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The Special Collections is located on the east side of the Library at the front of the 3rd floor.

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Patricia W. & J. Douglas Perry Library
Norfolk, Virginia 23529-0256
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The Records of the ODU University Events Office

 

Historical Sketch

The University Events Office plays a major role at Old Dominion University. It primarily organizes and plans various events all over campus, such as the President’s Lecture Series, Commencement and Founders’ Day. In the past, the University Events Office was part of the Office of Institutional Advancement.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains records from events coordinated by the Events Office. It also contains brochures, posters, fliers and calendars from various activities, conferences, and workshops dating from the 1956 to 2007. Of interest is the list of ODU slogans submitted for Pride Day, 1993.

Series Descriptions

The collection is divided into the following series:

Series I: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, and Institutes. This series contains papers dating from various conferences and workshops, dated 1956 to 1992 The series is ordered chronologically.

Series II: Calendar of Events. This series contains university calendars of events, ordered chronologically from 1962 to 1981. 

Series III: University Events. This series includes papers from events such as the President’s Lecture Series, Commencement, Board of Visitors’ Meetings, Founders’ Day, and Faculty Awards. It is in chronological and alphabetic order, dating from 1961 to 2007.

Provenance

Part of this collection was donated by the Office of Institutional Advancement. Other portions were collated by Dr. Robert C. McClelland and Benjamin Franklin Clymer.

Access

Open to researchers without restrictions. Questions on literary property rights should be directed to the Special Collections Librarian.

Size

9 Hollinger document cases.

Collection Number

RG 6-9A

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], Box [number], Folder [number and title], The Records of the University Events Office, Special Collections, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.

Container Listing

Box 1

Series I: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, and Institutes

Folder 1: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1956-1969
Folder 2: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1970-1976
Folder 3: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1977
Folder 4: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1978

Box 2

Folder 1: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1979
Folder 2: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1980
Folder 3: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1981
Folder 4: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1983
Folder 5: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1984
Folder 6: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1985
Folder 7: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1986
Folder 8: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1987
Folder 9: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1988
Folder 10: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1989
Folder 11: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1990
Folder 12: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1991
Folder 13: Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Institutes, 1992

Box 3

Series II: Calendar of Events

Folder 1:  Calendar of Events, Fall 1962 – Fall 1963
Folder 2: Calendar of Events, Fall 1963 – Fall 1964
Folder 3: Calendar of Events, Fall 1964 – Fall 1965
Folder 4: Calendar of Events, Fall 1965 – Fall 1966
Folder 5: Calendar of Events, 1967-1968, 1968-1969
Folder 6: Calendar of Events, 1969-1970, 1970-1971
Folder 7: Calendar of Events, 1974-1975, 1975-1976
Folder 8: Calendar of Events, 1976-1977, 1977-1978
Folder 9: Calendar of Events, 1978-1979
Folder 10: Calendar of Events, 1979-1980
Folder 11: Calendar of Events, 1980-1981

Series III: University Events

Box 4

Folder 1: Dedication of Campus Buildings, 1961 - 1980
Folder 2: The Masquer’s Dramatic society of Norfolk College of William and Mary Programs, 1962
Folder 3: Misc. Events, 1962 – c 1988
Folder 4: Film Series, 1969 - 1980
Folder 5: Interplay & Miscellaneous Art Events, 1969 – 1970s
Folder 6: Misc. Events, 1970s
Folder 7: Black History Month, 1977- 1986
Folder 8: Faculty Awards, 1979
Folder 9: Founders Day, 1980s
Folder 10: Misc. Events, 1980s
Folder 11: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, 1986-1989
Folder 12: Waldo Lecture, 1988
Folder 13: Arts, Literature, 1990s
Folder 14: Lectures & Panel Discussions, 1990s
Folder 15: Misc. Events, 1990s

Box 5

Folder 1: Awards Events, 1990-1991
Folder 2: Founders Day, 1990-1991
Folder 3: Awards Events, 1993
Folder 4: Black Instructional Faculty, 1993-94
Folder 5: Board of Visitors Meeting, 1993
Folder 6: Bus Tour, 1993
Folder 7: Faculty & Classified Hourly Staff Party, 1993
Folder 8: Founders Day, 1993
Folder 9: Misc. Events, 1993
Folder 10: Presidents Lecture Series Dan Quayle, 1993
Folder 11: Presidents Lecture Series, 1993-94
Folder 12: Pride Day, 1993
Folder 13: Webb Center Opening, 1993
Folder 14: Awards & Retirement, 1994
Folder 15: Baskets for Books, 1994
Folder 16: Board Reunion Dinner, 1994
Folder 17: Board of Visitors, 1994

Box 6

Folder 1: Actor’s Regional Theatre, 1990 – 2002
Folder 2: Bus Tour, October 1993
Folder 3: Student Activities Council Movies poster, undated

Box 7

Folder 1: Commencement, 1994
Folder 2: Founders Day, 1994
Folder 3: International Symposium, 1994
Folder 4: Monarch Gardens Dedication, 1994
Folder 5: President’s Box – Basketball, 1994
Folder 6: President’s Council, 1994
Folder 7: Presidents Lecture Series, 1994-95
Folder 8: Teletechnet Demo, 1994
Folder 9: Waldo Lecture, 1994
Folder 10: Awards Events, 1995
Folder 11: Board of Visitors Reunion Dinner, 1995
Folder 12: Board of Visitors, 1995
Folder 13: Career Advantage Press Conference, 1995
Folder 14: Founders Day, 1995
Folder 15: HBCU Tour, 1995
Folder 16: Misc. Events, 1995
Folder 17: Presidents Council Dinner, 1995
Folder 18:  Presidents Lecture Series, 1995
Folder 19: ODU Promotional Lit, 1995
Folder 20: State of the University Address Breakfast, 1995
Folder 21: Wall, 1995-96
Folder 22: Lucy Wilson Reception, 1995
Folder 23: Basketball, 1996-97
Folder 24: Board of Visitors, 1996
Folder 25: Presidents Lecture Series, 1996
Folder 26: Pre-Commencement, 1996

Box 8

Folder 1: Conferences, Forums, Debates, Symposiums – NATO, 1998
Folder 2: Illumination, 2000s
Folder 3: Miscellaneous Fliers, 2000s
Folder 4: Founders’ Week, 2000- 2005
Folder 5: ODU Spring Events, 2000-2007
Folder 6: “A Tribute to the Kochs”, 2001
Folder 7: Founders’ Day and opening of Ted Constant Convocation Center, 2002
Folder 8: ODU Unity in the Community Awards, October 16, 2003
Folder 9: Colonial Encounters, March 18-24, 2007
Folder 10: Faculty Awards and Retirement Dinner, May 6, 2008
Folder 11: Misc. Events, undated

Box 9

The Honorable Edythe C. Harrison Event (9 photos), ca 2001

 Box 10 (oversize)

Folder 1: Proclamations “ODU’s Golden Jubilee day” 50th Anniversary 1980
Folder 2: Proclamations “Old Dominion University Week” 1985

 

Revised 10/22/11