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Old Dominion University Faculty Wives Club Records, 1964-1986

By Sonia Yaco

Collection Overview

Title: Old Dominion University Faculty Wives Club Records, 1964-1986

ID: 36/RG 36-7A

Creator: Old Dominion University. Faculty Wives Club

Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet. More info below.

Languages: English [eng]


This collection contains handbooks, flyers and scrapbooks of the Faculty Wives Club and Women's Association, a social and service club for wives of ODU faculty and staff. Material dates from 1964 to 1986.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Within this collection there are a variety of materials that include handbooks, monthly newsletters, and scrapbooks. Included in the scrapbooks are additional handbooks and Furbelows publications, song books, event programs, invitations, minutes, and obituaries, along with various newspaper articles relevant to either the club or a member of the club. Within the scrapbooks there are photos and very few examples of correspondence, generally letters of thanks or personal invitations. Additionally there is a folder of flyers and mailers for various social engagements of the club.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 Hollinger Document Case and 1 Oversized Box

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.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Old Dominion University Faculty Wives Club Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Faculty Wives Club Handbooks, 1964-1967, 1971-1973, 1976-1977
Folder 2: Faculty Wives Club Bulletin (Furbelows), 1964-1978
Folder 3: Faculty Wives Club Membership List, 1974
Folder 4: Women’s Association Handbooks, 1980-1981, 1984-1986
Folder 5: Women’s Association Furbelows, 1979-1982, 1985
Folder 6: Faculty Wives Club Mailers/Social Events/Announcements, 1974-1981
Folder 7: Faculty Wives Club Service Projects, undated
Box 2 Oversize
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1965-1970
Item 2: Scrapbook, 1970-1973
Item 3: Scrapbook, 1974-1975
Item 4: Scrapbook, 1975-1976