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Dr. Robert Crawford McClelland Papers, 1941-1962, undated

By Corey Fenelon

Collection Overview

Title: Dr. Robert Crawford McClelland Papers, 1941-1962, undated

ID: 17/RG 17-5B3

Creator: McClelland, Robert Crawford

Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement:

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.

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

A history professor and Director of the Evening College at Norfolk Division of William and Mary. Materials include publications on a court case, his hometown of Masontown, poetry, Norfolk Division General Publications, and newspaper clippings, dated from 1941 to 1962.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 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.

Separated Materials: The NATO Sympsium material was previously part of the NATO Sympsium Collection (RG 21-3A) and was added to this collection in October 2015.

Related Materials:

Annals of the College of William and Mary in Norfolk

Call # LD 4332 .A5

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Dr. Robert C. McClelland Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Finding Aid Revision History: Box list inventory updated by Steven Bookman, University Archivist, in October 2015.


Box and Folder Listing

Series I: General Publication Series, 1954-1959
Box 1
Folder 1: General Publications, 1954-1959
Folder 2: Junior College Journal, 1954
Folder 3: Russian-American Relations, 1955-1956
Series II: In The Case of Bryan vs. Hodges, 1941
Box 1
Folder 4: In The Case of Bryan vs. Hodges, 1941
Series III: Masontown History, 1960-1962
Box 1
Folder 5: Historical Newsletter to Citizens of the Masontown Community, 1960 September-1962 February
Folder 6: Historical Notes on the Masontown Community: An Introduction, 1960 September
Folder 7: Flowers, Tree, and Economics or The Practical, the Beautiful, and the Good, 1961 September
Folder 8: The Klondike Heritage, 1961 May
Folder 9: A Sketch of Ephraim Walters: A Pioneer of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 1961 December
Series IV: Poetry, 1958, undated
Box 1
Folder 10: Silhouettes: Poetry Born of the Hills, 1958 June
Folder 11: Substance and Shadow: More Poetry Born of the Hills, 1958 October
Folder 12: Under the Bo Tree: Poems of Reflection, 1958 November
Folder 13: Miscellaneous Poems, undated
Folder 14: Newspaper Clipping, 1958 July 10
Series V: Other Writings, 1942-1961, undated
Box 1
Folder 15: The Professor Speaks--The High Hat, 1942 February 18
Folder 16: Jose Ortega y Gasset--The Washington Post, 1955 October 22
Folder 17: Der Veilchenstrauss (The Bunch of Violets), undated
Folder 18: Newspaper Clipping, 1961 September 5
Folder 19: The Liberal Arts College: Its Functions and Responsibilities, 1953 February
Series VI: NATO Symposia, 1955-1957
This series includes correspondence, programs, and other material related to the NATO Symposium directed by Dr. McClelland from 1955-1956.
Box 2
Folder 1: 1955 NATO Symposium--Applications from the Public, 1955
Folder 2: 1955 NATO Symposium--Correspondence with Prospective and Final Guest Lecturers and Presenters, 1955
Folder 3: 1955 NATO Symposium--Correspondence with the Public, 1955
Folder 4: 1955 NATO Symposium--Correspondence and Meeting Minutes of the Symposium Planning Committee, 1955
Folder 5: 1955 NATO Symposium--Official Report and Summary, 1955
Folder 6: 1955 NATO Symposium--Public Relations Items, 1955
Folder 7: 1956 NATO Symposium--Correspondence with Prospective and Final Guest Lecturers and Presenters, 1956
Folder 8: 1956 NATO Symposium--Correspondence with the Public, 1956
Folder 9: 1956 NATO Symposium--Correspondence and Meeting Minutes of the Symposium Planning Committee, 1955-1957
Folder 10: 1956 NATO Symposium--Official Report and Summary, 1956
Folder 11: 1956 NATO Symposium--Public Relations Items, 1956
Folder 12: Supplemental Material from NATO Symposiums, 1955-1956