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Dean of the College of Arts and Letters Records, 1965-2015, undated | Special Collections and University Archives

By Sonia Yaco; Mel Frizzell

Collection Overview

Title: Dean of the College of Arts and Letters Records, 1965-2015, undated

Predominant Dates:1965-1980

ID: 17/RG 17-1A

Primary Creator: Old Dominion University. College of Arts and Letters

Extent: 14.4 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Subjects: Old Dominion University, Old Dominion University--History, Old Dominion University. College of Arts and Letters

Languages: English


The College of Arts and Letters of the Dean’s Office Records, includes the College of Arts and Letters faculty and committee members, meetings, and minutes; programs and activities; and files from the Advisory Council, Academic Council and Council of Deans.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes records related to the College of Arts and Letters. The records contain subject files, meeting minutes, committee records, photographs, and publications produced by the college.

Series 2: College of Arts and Letters Photographs:

Contains 33 large binders of print and digital photographs from various special events from 1999 through 2015 in the College of Arts and Letters at Old Dominion University (ODU). Some of the topics the photographs document include State of the College addresses, ODU Literary Festivals, various College of Arts and Letters faculty and staff, among others.

Collection Historical Note

The College of Arts and Letters is the largest academic college of Old Dominion University, which is committed to encouraging its students to contribute to society and to apply their knowledge to solving social issues and improving the world around them. The College offers a cross-section of majors in the humanities, the creative arts, and the social sciences. The institutes and centers within the college encourage interdisciplinary exchanges among faculty and students alike, and they foster the critical thinking skills that all students need to ensure success in the global marketplace.

Subject/Index Terms

Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University--History
Old Dominion University. College of Arts and Letters

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 10 Record Cartons and 1 Hollinger Document Case

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.

Technical Access Note: The digital photographs on compact discs need access to a computer to view.

Acquisition Source: Unknown provenance

Acquisition Method: Various transfers.

Related Materials: Photographs of the College of Arts and Letters faculty, staff, events, and other topics can also be found in the Old Dominion University Photographic and Multimedia Collection (RG 32).

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], College of Arts and Letters of the Dean’s Office Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.

Finding Aid Revision History: Scope and content note updated to reflect new accession by Steven Bookman, University Archivist, in April 2019.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 2
Folder 1: Council of Deans, 1966-1967
Folder 2: Council of Deans, 1967-1968
Folder 3: Council of Deans, 1968-1969
Folder 4: Council of Deans, 1st Semester, 1969-1970
Folder 5: Council of Deans, 2nd Semester, 1969-1970
Folder 6: Counseling Office
Folder 7: Credit Union
Folder 8: Dedication of Campus Buildings-Batten Arts and Letter Building
Folder 9: Degree Programs
Folder 10: Degree Requirements, Arts and Letters
Folder 11: Department Chairperson, February 25, 1976
Folder 12: Doctorates – Reports
Folder 13: Dr. John B. Johnson, Jr., Conferences re. test, proficiency exams and placement test
Folder 14: EEOC Training Program – State Personnel Office, April 1, 1976
Folder 15: Educational Program WHRO-TV
Folder 16: Energy Research Coordination Committee
Folder 17: Evening College
Folder 18: Evening College Extension
Folder 19: Extension – Guantanamo Bay Classes
Folder 20: Faculty Advising, Arts and Letters
Folder 21: Faculty Development Funds, 1975-1976
Folder 22: Faculty Forum, 1975-1976
Folder 23: Faculty Meetings, 1975-1976
Folder 24: Faculty Meeting Minutes of Arts and Letters, 1975-1976
Folder 25: Faculty Meetings, University, August 25, 1976; August 24, 1977
Folder 26: Faculty – New Orientation of
Folder 27: Faculty – New Orientation of, Arts and Letters, 1985
Folder 28: Faculty Teaching Loads – Formula
Folder 29: Fall Registration, 1975
Folder 30: Fall Registration, 1976
Folder 31: Foundation Plan, Arts and Letters
Folder 32: “Gadfly”
Folder 33: GOALS, Role Purpose-Report to Education Testing Ser Mogi-“Sister City” Committee
Folder 34: HEW
Folder 35: Homecoming, 1976-1977
Folder 36: Honors and Awards Banquet, Old Dominion University, April 19, 1976
Folder 37: Malpractice: Interaction of Medicine and Justice Through Public Policy
Folder 38: Meetings with Department Chairmen
Folder 39: Meeting with New Faculty, November 30, 1976
Folder 40: Memos, etc. Arts and Letters, 1970s; 1980s
Folder 41: Memberships, 1977-1985
Folder 42: Mission Statement of the School of Arts and Letters
Folder 43: Mobility on Wheels
Folder 44: National Aeronautics and Space Admnistration
Folder 45: New Faculty, Arts and Letters, 1975-1977
Folder 46: New Faculty, Arts and Letters, 1981-1983
Folder 47: New Faculty, Arts and Letters, 1985
Folder 48: New York City Urban Fellowship Program
Folder 49: Norfolk Little Theater
Folder 50: Norfolk State College: Course Enrollment, 1975-1976
Folder 51: Notices and Announcements, 1968-1969; 1969-1970
Folder 52: Notices and Weekly Calendar
Folder 53: Nurse -  Hospital programs connected with college
Folder 54: ODU Bicentennial Committee  - (Members List) – Agenda for Meeting/Draft Minutes
Folder 55: Old Dominion Foundation (Virginia Brand of Mellon Foundation)
Folder 56: Old Dominion University and the City of Norfolk Colonial Encounters, March 18-24, 2007
Folder 57: Orientation Committee
Folder 58: Overhead Sharing of Funds for Research, 1974-1975
Folder 59: Preliminary Application Forms, (1976?)
Folder 60: Program Brochures, 1980s
Folder 61: Questionnaires, Miscellaneous

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