Bell, Walter Herman

Interview Date

October 10, 1974


Oral History Collection

Number of Tapes
Tape #

OH 19-20

Play length

94 min: 44 sec

Tape condition/# sides?

Good / 3 sides



No. typed pages

24 pages

Other attachments

Interview questions

Transcript Location

Special Collections

Subject 1

Old Dominion University History -- 1950s, 1960s

Subject 2

Counseling Office

Subject 3
Subject 4
Subject a
Subject b
American Red Cross (World War II)
Subject c
Portsmoutn School System, Director of Guidance
Subject d
Student recruitment: Ford Plant, Staff College
ODU Service
Interviewee Birth/Death
b. July 9, 1900 (Berryville, VA); d. ?
Other Interviewee Info
Walter Herman Bell, professor emeritus, served at ODU from 1957-1970 as Counselor, Director, and Professor of Counseling and as Professor of French.
Interview Summary
In the interview, Bell discusses his past positions as professor at Hampden-Sydney, as Red Cross Field Director during WWII, and as Director of Guidance in Portsmouth School System in addition to his experiences at ODU in the Counseling Office.

Dr. James R. Sweeney

Interviewer Info

University Archivist

Physical Location (audio cassette)
Special Collections
CDROM Location

Special Collections

Number of CDRoms
Web location

.wav size

244 mb

.rm size

34 mb


The audio and transcripts in this collection are copyright of the Old Dominion University.

Permitted Use
They may be used for educational and research purposes only. They may not be copied, altered or amended in any way.