Caroline Heath Tunstall Papers, 1925-1974
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Brief Description: This collection contains materials pertinent to the life and career of Ms. Caroline Heath Tunstall, an English professor at Old Dominion College. Included in this collection are high school yearbooks, negatives of photographs, various certificates,  newspaper clippings of  book reviews as well as a scrapbook, correspondence, awards, graduate work, syllabi and other papers used by Ms. Tunstall as a professor. The collection dates from 1925 to the mid-1970s.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: pbruce [at]
Record Series Number: 17/RG 17-3B2
Created by: Tunstall, Caroline Heath (1911-1979)
Volume: 1.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 06/27/1979.

Series I: High School. This series contains materials from Ms. Tunstall’s high school years, including picture negatives, yearbooks, and a newspaper clipping. Materials date from 1925 to 1926 and are arranged chronologically.

Series II: Higher Education. This series contains college materials including Ms. Tunstall’s certificates from Virginia Tech and the Virginia Board of Education, as well as her application and correspondences related to the AAUW’s College Faculty Program award. Also included are some of her graduate work and material from Ms. Tunstall’s years as an English professor at ODC. Materials date from 1942 to 1974.

Series III: Book Reviews. This series contains materials from her time as a book reviewer including clippings of her reviews and authors’ correspondences to Ms. Tunstall. Materials date from 1950 to 1962. The reviews are arranged in original order, and the correspondences are arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restriction.
Subject Index
Book reviewers
Old Dominion University--Dept. of English
Old Dominion University--Faculty
Tunstall, Caroline Heath
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/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 Notes: Hugh N. Tunstall  Gift. Accession#A79-30
PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Caroline Heath Tunstall Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.