Dr. Robert Crawford McClelland Papers, 1941-1962, undated
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Brief Description: This collection consists of material written by or about Dr. Robert C. McClelland and dates from 1941-1962.  Materials include a publication on the William T. Hodges scandal at the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary in 1941, Masontown Pennsylvania, poetry, newspaper clippings, and the NATO Symposium directed by Dr. McClelland from 1955-1956.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: pbruce [at] odu.edu
Record Series Number: 17/RG 17-5B3
Created by: McClelland, Robert Crawford
Volume: 0.8 Linear Feet

Series I:  General Publication Series.  This series contains bound publications organized alphabetically by subject.  In folder 1, publications are as followed:  Reflections on the Liberal Arts in the Academic Tradition; Education for Leadership in Plato’s Republic with Parallels; Some Aspects of the Arts and Science in Early China From Prehistoric Items Through the T’ang Dynasty; Notes on Jamestown and Early Virginia the Origins and Growth of their Government; Notes on Education in Colonial Latin America; The Emergent Bolshevik State 1917-1919; The Arts of Music and Poetry in Plato’s Republic. In folder 2, publications are as followed:  Woodrow Wilson and the Russian Revolution in Part, a Study in Calvinistic Ethics; President Roosevelt’s Recognition of the Soviet Union.

Series II:  In the Case of Bryan vs. Hodges.  This series contains a publication about the case between Bryan and Hodges from March to October, 1941.

Series III:  Masontown History.  This series contains materials related to Dr. McClelland’s pursuit to preserve the history of Masontown, Pennsylvania.  Materials include newsletters, addresses, and a pageant.  Materials range from 1960 to 1962.

Series IV:  Poetry.  This series contains a variety of poetry written by Dr. McClelland, some bound, some unbound, as well as a newspaper clipping.  Materials are organized by date of publication.

Series V:  Other Writings.  This series contains documents that do not fit in with any of the other series.  These include a short story, some written articles he wrote for newspapers, and a newspaper clipping.  The contents range from 1942 to 1961.

Series VI: NATO Symposia. This series includes correspondence, programs, and other material related to the NATO Symposium directed by Dr. McClelland from 1955-1956.

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
Cold War
College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division--Faculty
College of William and Mary. Norfolk Division--History Dept.
Historians--United States
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Poets, American--20th Century
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.
Related Materials:

Annals of the College of William and Mary in Norfolk

Call # LD 4332 .A5

PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [number], Folder [number and title], Dr. Robert C. McClelland Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.
Finding Aid Revisions: Box list inventory updated by Steven Bookman, University Archivist, in October 2015.