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Old Dominion University Department of English Records, circa 1934-1990, undated | Special Collections and University Archives

By Sonia Yaco

Collection Overview

Title: Old Dominion University Department of English Records, circa 1934-1990, undated

ID: 17/RG 17-3A

Primary Creator: Old Dominion University. Department of English

Extent: 8.6 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into two series. Series I:, Administrative and Course Material, and Series II, Linguistic Research.

Date Acquired: 11/17/2005

Subjects: Dictionary of American Regional English, Linguistic atlas of the United States and Canada, Old Dominion University, Old Dominion University--Dept. of English, Old Dominion University--History

Languages: English

Abstract

Old Dominion University Department of English Records contains reports, memos, newsletters, and dialect research and survey forms, dated circa 1934-1990.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains administrative records as well as linguistic research pertaining to the Department of English at Old Dominion University. In addition to reports, newsletters, and correspondence from the department, research related to the linguistics of Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia are also included.

Collection Historical Note

The English Department is the largest department within the College of Arts and Letters at Old Dominion University. Undergraduate and graduate courses prepare students for a range of professions in writing, journalism, analytic fields, linguistics, and teaching. The English Department offers services for students and alumni including literary contests, publications and the Writing Center, formerly known as the Writing Tutorial Service.

Subject/Index Terms

Dictionary of American Regional English
Linguistic atlas of the United States and Canada
Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University--Dept. of English
Old Dominion University--History

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 22 Hollinger Document Cases

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: Carole Hines and other donors

Acquisition Method: Transfer. Accession #A2005-18 and various transfers.

Related Materials: For more information please see https://www.odu.edu/englishdept.

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


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Administrative and Course Material, 1958-1990, undated],
[Series II: Linguistic Research, circa 1934-1970],
[All]

Series I: Administrative and Course Material, 1958-1990, undated
This series contains the administrative records of the Department of English.
Box 1
Folder 1: Advanced Placement, undated
Folder 2: Advisory Committee, undated
Folder 3: Alumni Addresses, undated
Folder 4: Annual Report, 1958-1960
Folder 5: Annual Report, 1969-1970
Folder 6: Annual Report, 1970-1971
Folder 7: Annual Report, 1971-1972
Folder 8: Annual Report, 1972-1973
Folder 9: Annual Report, 1973-1974
Folder 10: Arts and Letters, 1970-1974
Folder 11: Arts Reunion, First Annual, 1978
Folder 12: A.B. Degree in English, undated
Folder 13: Bulletins from the Deans (or President), undated
Folder 14: College History, “Old Dominion University, Past, Present, Future," Journalism 351, 1969 June
Folder 15: Committees, 1970
Folder 16: Correspondence, 1971
Folder 17: Correspondence, 1974-1975
Folder 18: Division of Continuing Education (Evening College), undated
Folder 19: English Department Course Offerings, undated
Box 2
Folder 1: Course Outline: English 101-102, 1969
Folder 2: Course Outline: English 204, 1970
Folder 3: Department of English, Faculty Information, undated
Folder 4: Departmental Constitution, undated
Folder 5: English Department Event Fliers, undated
Folder 6: English Language Center, College of Arts and Letters, undated
Folder 7: Evaluation and Purpose, undated
Folder 8: Ferebee, Samuel Harrell, undated
Folder 9: Festa, Conrad, undated
Folder 10: General Studies, School of, undated
Folder 11: Graduate Council, undated
Folder 12: Graduate: Jr. College Teaching, undated
Folder 13: Graduate Program I, undated
Folder 14: Graduate Program II, undated
Folder 15: Guidelines for Freshmen English, 1959-1971
Folder 16: Proposal for Graduate Fellowship in English, undated
Box 3
Folder 1: Department Memos, 1969
Folder 2: Deparmtent Memos, 1970-1971
Folder 3: Doris Lessing Newsletter Vol. 4, No. 1-Vol. 5, No. 2, 1980-1981
Folder 4: English Department Newsletter, 1979-1990
Folder 5: Honors Program, undated
Folder 6: Interdepartmental Communications, undated
Folder 7: Library, undated
Folder 8: Memo to Faculty, 1970
Folder 9: Miscellaneous, undated
Folder 10: Proposal for Graduate Study at ODC, undated
Box 4
Folder 1: Open, 1974
Folder 2: Opportunities for English Majors, undated
Folder 3: Peterson, Leland D., undated
Folder 4: Proposed Course Changes, undated
Folder 5: Qualifications for Various Ranks, undated
Folder 6: School of Education: State of Virginia And National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), undated
Folder 7: Speakers Bureau and Reports, undated
Folder 8: Student Activities, undated
Folder 9: Student and Faculty Affairs, undated
Folder 10: Term Paper Manual, Department of English: The Norfolk College of William and Mary, 1962
Folder 11: Time Out Day, undated
Folder 12: Virginia Association of Teachers of English, Anthology of Student Writing, 1984
Folder 13: Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation, undated
Folder 14: Writer in Residence, undated
Series II: Linguistic Research, circa 1934-1970
Sub-Series A: Linguistic Atlas of the United States and Canada, circa 1934-1939
This sub-series consists of the work "A Linguistic Atlas of the United States and Canada" by Guy Lowman, Jr and others. Included is a short, typed manuscript by Lowman, Jr., "Notes on Virginia History," summarizing ethnic settlement history.
Box 5
Folder 1: Notes on Virginia History by Guy Lowman, Jr., circa 1934-1939
Folder 2: Worksheets for Delaware and Maryland, not made by Atlas, circa 1934-1939
Folder 3: Worksheets for VA 101-132, circa 1934-1939
Folder 4: African Americans Worksheet: VA 109, VA 131, VA 139, VA 153, VA 195, VA 241, circa 1934-1939
Folder 5: Worksheets for VA 167-200, circa 1934-1939
Folder 6: Worksheets for VA 201-234, circa 1934-1939
Box 6
Folder 1: Worksheets for VA 237-262, circa 1934-1939
Folder 2: Worksheets for VA 267-298, circa 1934-1939
Folder 3: Virginia, W. VA, and Delaware Records, Not Made by Atlas, circa 1934-1939
Sub-Series B: Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE), 1968-1970
This sub-series contains photocopied worksheets created by the University of Wisconsin-Madison''s DARE project. Some files contain biographies of the interviewees and audiotapes.
Box 6
Folder 4: Survey Form Master Pages 2-142, 1968-1970
Folder 5: Survey Form Master Pages 143-227, 1968-1970
Folder 6: Survey Form Master Pages 228-288, 1968-1970
Folder 7: Survey Form Master Pages 289-325, 1968-1970
Box 7
Folder 1: VA 1, 2, 3 I, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 1, 2, 3 II, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 1, 2, 3 III, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 1, 2, 3 IV, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 4, 5, 6, 7 I, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 4, 5, 6, 7 II, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 4, 5, 6, 7 III, 1968-1970
Folder 8: VA 4, 5, 6, 7 IV, 1968-1970
Box 8
Folder 1: VA 8-12, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 8-12, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 8-12, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 8-12, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 13-16, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 13-16, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 13-16, 1968-1970
Folder 8: VA 13-16, 1968-1970
Folder 9: VA 13-16, 1968-1970
Box 9
Folder 1: VA 18-21, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 18-21, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 18-21, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 18-21, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 22-25, VA 26, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 22-25, VA 26, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 22-25, VA 26, 1968-1970
Box 10
Folder 1: VA 22-25, VA 26, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 22-25, VA 26, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 22-25, VA 26, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 22-25, VA 26, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 27, 28, 29 I, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 27, 28, 29 II, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 27, 28, 29 III, 1968-1970
Folder 8: VA 27, 28, 29 IV, 1968-1970
Box 11
Folder 1: VA 30-32, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 30-32, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 30-32, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 33-34, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 33-34, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 33-34, 1968-1970
Box 12
Folder 1: VA 35-38, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 35-38, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 35-38, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 35-38, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 35-38, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 39-41, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 39-41, 1968-1970
Folder 8: VA 39-41, 1968-1970
Box 13
Folder 1: VA 42-43, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 42-43, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 42-43, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 44-46, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 44-46, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 44-46, 1968-1970
Box 14
Folder 1: VA 53-57, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 53-57, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 53-57, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 53-57, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 58-62, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 58-62, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 58-62, 1968-1970
Folder 8: VA 58-62, 1968-1970
Box 15
Folder 1: VA 63-68, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 63-68, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 63-68, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 63-68, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 74-75, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 74-75, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 74-75, 1968-1970
Box 16
Folder 1: VA 76-80, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 76-80, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 76-80, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 81-86, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 81-86, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 81-86, 1968-1970
Box 17
Folder 1: VA 87-92, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 87-92, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 87-92, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 87-92, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 93-96, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 93-96, 1968-1970
Folder 7: VA 93-96, 1968-1970
Folder 8: VA 93-96, 1968-1970
Box 18
Folder 1: VA 97-101, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 97-101, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 97-101, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 102-105, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 102-105, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 102-105, 1968-1970
Box 19
Folder 1: VA 106-109, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 106-109, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 106-109, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 106-109, 1968-1970
Box 20
Folder 1: VA 969-970, 1968-1970
Folder 2: VA 969-970, 1968-1970
Folder 3: VA 969-970, 1968-1970
Folder 4: VA 971-973, 1968-1970
Folder 5: VA 971-973, 1968-1970
Folder 6: VA 971-973, 1968-1970
Box 21
Item 1: Audiotapes, 1968-1970
Box 22
Item 1: Audiotapes, 1968-1970

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