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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
Box 2
Item 1: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1950 December 7-1952 September 15
Greek Life, Marriage Course, Division Loans, "Pirates", Establishing a 4 Year College, Inter-Racial Meeting, Approval of Work Study, Clubs and Academics and more
Item 2: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1952 September 26-1953 June 30
Clippings of Tri-K party, Rush Parties, Greek Life, Foreman Field, "Silence Week', Ceramics Club, William and Mary 260th Birthday, Basketball, Field Hockey, Science Building Plans, Tankmen, President Eisenhower, Track Meet Win, and more
Item 3: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1952, 1953 July 9
4 Year College Plans, Cost of 4 Year College and is there a Need for it, William and Mary Building Fund Request, and more
Item 4: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1953 July 9-1954 February 18
New Building Plans for Division, Cost and Struggles of Approval, Camp Pendleton, Greek Life, Clubs, Library, Athletics and Academics and more
Item 5: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1954 February 24-1954 November 18
Senate, 4 Year College by 1957, Division Fund, Graduate Pictures, City Library, Largest Enrollment in History, Greek Life, Academics and Athletics and more
Item 6: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1954 November 10-1955 May 17
Clippings of 4 year college plans, Athletics and Academics and more
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
Box 4
Item 1: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1959 March 29-1960 January 21
Religious Week, New Courses, Concerts, Dances, Armory, Hughes Library, South Korean Economy, Veterans, High Hat, Tiga Activity Ban, Braves, 4 Year Status, and more
Item 2: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1960 January 23-1960 November 18
College  Budget Cut, Braves, City Property given to college, All-Little Eight, Naval Base Olympic Wrestling Tryouts, Democrats Club, Kennedy and Nixon, Expansion, New Buildings, Webb,  and more
Item 3: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1960 November 19- November 15, 1961
Robot Brain, Braves, Musical Festival, Little 8 Title, Fine Arts Building, Opera, Madrigal Recital, Engineer Class, Separate Institution, Greek Life, Academics, and more
Item 4: Norfolk Division Scrapbook, 1961 November 17-1962 July 15
Name Clash, Accredited As 4 Year College, College Split, Veterans, William and Mary Bill, More Courses, William and Mary Separative Act, Funds Needed, Athletics, and more
Item 5: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1962 July 11-1962 December 24
Name Change for College, Old Dominion College, New Courses and Faculty, First Freshman Class at ODC, Dr. Robert McClelland, Debate Semi-Finals, Dances, Academics, Athletics, Greek Life, and more
Item 6: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1962 December 26-1963 March 31
Navy Tourney, Mrs. Webb, Lampe Goal, KKK, Monarch Five, Ford Grant, Athletics, Academics, and more
Item 7: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1963 April 1-1963 June 10
Leache Festival, Soviet Expansion, China-Russia Clash, Rebellion in Cuba, Federal Aid, Med School, MD Baseball Title, NCAA, Expanding ODC, Pictures of ODU Graduates, Athletics, Academics, and more
Box 5
Item 1: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1963 June 11-1963 November 20
ODC Low Salary Crisis, Plant Life of Antarctica, MacArthur Memorial, ODC Gallery, Folk Festival, Academics, Athletics, Greek Life, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1963 November 30-1964 February 8
Coach Metheny Award, Fund Raising for Med School, Bud Metheny Stepping Down, Co-Ed Dorms, Master Degrees, Virginia Budget, Resolution for Med School, Greek Life, Academic Courses, and more
Item 3: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1964 February 8-1964 April 19
Search for New Basketball Coach, Swan Lake, Little 8 Champs, Convocation, Med School Budget, Little Theater, Academics, Greek Life, Athletics, and more
Item 4: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1964 April 20-1964 July 30
Italian Instrumentalists, Sailing Club Regatta, Minutemen, First Dorm, Second Dorm Planned, ODC wins M-D Again, AAUW Parade, NCAA, Police Courses, Academics, Athletics, and more
Item 5: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1964 August 1-1964 December 15
March of Dimes, Dorms, Library, Kaufman Hall, Child Study Center, American Art Exhibit, Planetarium, Academics, Greek Life, Athletics, and more
Item 6: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1964 December 15-1965 March 15
Randolph-Macon vs ODC Basketball, ODC Covering 12 Blocks, 16 Non-Degree Night Courses, Memorial for Glenny Burns, Metheny is Coach of the Year, New Basketball Coach, ODC Branch in Cuba, Pay Parking, Business Fraternity, ODC Recruiting African American Basketball Players, Greek Life, Athletics, and more
Item 7: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1965 April 15-1965 July 25
M-D Loses Team, ODC Baseball, More Summer Classes, More Lights on Hampton Boulevard, Bomb "Joke" Puts Student in Jail, ODC Track, ODC Breaks Relay Record, ODC at Yankee Stadium, Kovner, ODC Outdoor Laboratory, ODC First African American Basketball Recruit, New Dorm,  Chem. Building, and more
Box 6
Item 1: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1965 July 26-1965 December 26
ODC Outdoor Lab, Chemistry Building, TV Course, Second ODC Dorm, Catholic Student Center, U.S Policy in Vietnam, Student Union Building, "Miss Amazon", Desegregation at Maury, Mall at ODC, ODC Runners, Academics, Athletics, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1965 December 26-1966 March 8
The Dean, Higher Education, Old Dominion Becoming University, Growth of Sororities and Fraternities, New Gym, ODC Coed Dorm, Two New Institutes Approved at ODC, ODC Hurdlers, Benefit Concert, Brothers Die in Virginia Beach Fire, All Virginia Colleges Meeting for First Time, ODC Center Named After Webb, and more
Item 3: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1966 April 7-1966 December 31
ODC Open Policy on Speakers, Miss ODC Pageant, Greek Week at ODC, ODC Sailing, ODC Golf Title, Music Courses Expanding, Medical School, Miss Amazon, Athletics, Academics, and more
Item 4: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1967 January 3-1967 June 26
Box 7
Item 1: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1967 July 1-1968 February 1
ODC Seeking Funds, ODC Ocean-Study Center, ODC Car Reef, ODC President Webb to Teach, ODC Almost University, ODC Police Force Security, Moving Frat Houses Closer to Campus, ODC Basketball, ODC Dorms Expanding, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1968 February 1- 1968 April 1
Police Academy Opens, ODC Graduate Program, ODC Basketball, Male "Smokers" at ODC, ODC Track, ODC Baseball, ODC Golf, Students want ODC Football, NASA Grant for ODC Prof., and more
Item 3: Old Dominion College Scrapbook, 1968 May 1-1968 November
ODC Arts and Letters Building, ODC Track Coach Retiring, ODC Expansion Plans, 5 ODC Crewsman Return, Gulf Geologist Heads ODC Oceanography, ODC to ODU, ODC Reef, ODC Oceanography Gets $100,000, Funds for Land, Bugg ODC President, and more
Item 4: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1968 November-1969 March 7
ODC Sailors, Bugg to Help Choose Dean, ODC Basketball, Princeton Orchestra, ODC Buys House for President, ODC Basketball, ODC Football, ODC Expanding, Academics, and more
Item 5: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1969 March 3-1969 June 30
5 ODC Wrestlers Make Nationals, Harvard Art Specialist ODC Speaker, Lamberts Points Residents Displaced, ODC Baseball, LSD Talk at ODC, "The Music Men" at ODC, Monarch Runners, ODC Art Show, Greek Week, Books for ODC, Metheny to Retire, Athletics, Academics, and more
Item 6: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1969 June 30-1969 December 31
ODC New President, Tunnel Toll Cut for Students, ODU Hires 61 More Teachers, New Courses, ODU Fund Request, New Department Heads, ODU Gym Construction, ODU Parking, Blood Drive, ODU Basketball, ODU Pool, and more
Box 8
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1970 January 1-1970  May 10
ODU Basketball, College Funds, Athletic Budget Cuts for ODU, ODU Search for Funds, "Snow Maiden", ODU Student Beaten, "Time Out Day", Earth Day, ODU Athletics, Greek Life, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1970 May 9-1970 December 31
Miss USA, Summer Sports Program, Nadar, New Courses, ROTC, ODU Wrestling, ODU Basketball, Academics, and more
Item 3: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1971 January 1-1971 May 10
ODU Swimming, ODU Abortion Ad, ODU Basketball, ODU Mini Mall, Birth Control, ODU Gymnastics, Grants to ODU, Athletics, Academics, and more
Item 4: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1971 May 15-1971 December 31
ROTC Ceremony, College Funds, ODU Budget, Campus security, ODU Basketball, United Nations, Athletics, Academics, and more
Item 5: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1972 January 4-1972 July 27
ODU Basketball, ODU Med School, Grants, New Clubs, ODU Ballet "Sleeping Beauty", Town-N-Gown, Provost of ODU dead, Summer Ballet Camp, ODU Gymnast Dies, NASA, Academics, and more
Item 6: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1972 September 1-1972 December 31
Iron Curtain, ODU Soccer, Abortion Talks, Greek Life, ODU New Music Program, Zero-Gravity Research, ODU Student hurt in gym, ODU Choir, Criminal Justice Fraternity, Nutcracker, Oceanography Degree Asked, ODU Gets $ 207,000 From Nasa, and more
Box 9
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1973 January 1-1973 August 1
ODU Basketball, Art, ODU Music Trio, New Courses, New Clubs, ODU Swim, Greek Life, ODU Expansion Plan, ODU Baseball, ODU Sailing, ODU Air Pollution Lab, ODU Chaplain Fired, ODU Library, Navy, Long Range Plan, and more
Box 10
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1973 September-1974 January
ODU Basketball, New Courses, The Army, Pig Roast, ODU Wrestling, Newspaper Logs, ODU Ballet, Athletics, Greek Life, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1974 January-1974 May
ODU Basketball, ROTC, ODU Swimmers, ODU Baseball, "Streaking", All American Quartet, Art Festival, Bud Metheny, New Courses, ODU Ballet, Dismal Swamp, Highwoods String Band, ODU Gardens, Electric Car, Tuition Hike, and more
Item 3: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1974 May-1975 January
Lewis Webb Jr. Retiring, New Courses, Ocean View Losing Shore, ODU Swim Teams New Coach, ODU Basketball, "Soviet Woman", ODU Golf, ODUs First Ph.D., ODU Soccer, ODU Housing Shortage, ROTC, ODU Track, and more
Box 11
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1975 February 1-1975 August 7
ODU Basketball, ODU Art Gallery, ODU Golf Coach, ODU Ballet, Tuition Increase, ODU Student Drowns, ODU Baseball, New Swim Coach, ODU Tennis, ODU Housing, ODU Chaplain, ODU Field Hockey Coach, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1975 August 7-1976 February 26
Virginia College Desegregation, TCC, Virginia Beach to ODU Bus, ODU Football, ODU Housing, ODU Basketball, Bugg Resigning, Whitehurst, ODU Soccer, "The Nutcracker", ODU Professor Suicide, Iranian Navigational Training, HEW Meeting, and more
Item 3: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1976 February 27-1976 July 30
ODU Basketball, ODU Baseball, Dismal Swamp, Altering Grades, ODU Soccer, ODU Trio, Rollins Jr. New ODU President, ODU Ballet, ODU Student Killed in Crash, Jazz Festival, ODU Expanding, Olympian Joins ODU, 6 Employees at ODU Dismissed, ODU Wrestling, and more
Box 12
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1976 August 2-1976 December 26
ODU Housing, Removal of Tolls, ODU Library, Dr. Rollins, ODU Tennis, ODU Soccer, ODU Fountain, Military Homosexuality, Navy, Bomb Threat at ODU, ODU Basketball, ODU Dorm Rates Increase, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1976 December 26-1977 March 2
Mostly ODU Basketball, College Cost, Gay Alliance, New Courses, Basketball Benefit, Loan Firm ODU President, ODU Poet, Board of Visitors, ODU Labs and Office Space, NBA, and more
Item 3: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1977 March 3-1977 July 27
ODU Men and Women's Basketball, Rollins For Art at ODU, Big Blue, New Classes, ODU Ticket Sale, ODU Swamp Study, ODU Tennis, ODU Foursome in PIT, Frat Houses in Ghent, ODU Scholarships, Tuition Hikes, ODU Golf, Blood Doping, New Women's Basketball Coach, Desegregation, Gay Students, and more
Item 4: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1977 July 27-1977 December 5
ODU Track Team, Honoring Chandler, NCAA, Blood Doping, ODU Long Range Plan, ODU Football Stadium Cost, ODU Soccer, ODU Golf, Arts and Letters Building Dedicated to Batten, Pool "Prank", Higher Salaries at ODU, and more
Box 13
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1977 December-1978 May
Navy, ODU Basketball, Renting Hospital for Dorms, Apartments at ODU Fall Behind, ODU Golf, HEW Agreement, ODU Baseball, " Cinderella", and more
Item 2: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1978 April-1978 October
ODU Baseball, Cinderella Ballet, ODU Basketball, HEW, Nancy Lieberman, Sons of Italy, Soviet Union, Desegregation, ODU Salaries, Powhatan Apartments, ODU Traffic Light, ODU Soccer, Foreign Policy, 2 ODU Women Raped, "Dr. Rock" with fake Ph.D., Monarchfest, Greek Culture, and more
Box 14
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1978 October-1978  December
Foreign Policy, ODU Basketball, ODU Wrestling, Desegregation, Soccer Students Assaulted at ODU, Police Pay Increase, TCC Growth, HEW, Stained Glass, Ronnie Valentine, NAACP, Grays Pharmacy, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1978  December-1979 February
HEW, ODU Basketball, Women's Athletics, NAACP Desegregation Plan, Nancy Lieberman, ODU Wrestling, Women's Festival, Ronnie Valentine, Iranians at ODU, ODU Soccer, More Dorms for ODU, and more
Box 15
Item 1: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1979 February
ODU Basketball, ODU Wrestling, ODU Baseball, " Unjust Tenure System, National Invitation Tournament, ODU Dorm Shortage, AIAW, Former ODU President Rollins Wife Dies, ODU Assistant Coach to VCU, Concrete Canoe Race, ODU Women's Basketball Win National Title, and more
Item 2: Old Dominion University Scrapbook, 1979 March-1979 May
ODU Basketball, Wade Trophy, ODU Wrestling Coach Recruits Son, Retired ODU Athletic Director to Hall of Fame, ODU Tuition Hike, Stanley Stays as ODU Coach, Hew and Student Loans, ODU Baseball, Desegregation, Track Coming Back to ODU, and more

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