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Old Dominion University. Department of English


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Associated Writers Program Records

Collection ID: RG 17-32A
Scope and Contents

The collection contains brochures, newsletters, job listings and degree catalogs pertaining to the Associated Writers Program and their connection to Old Dominion University. The Associated Writers Program attempted to aid writers through contests based on poetry, nonfiction, novel and short fiction. The collection holds several brochures announcing the winner’s names and published work.

Dates: 1980-1993

Elizabeth Ann Burton Papers

Collection ID: RG 17-3B4
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters as well as typed and handwritten drafts of poetry written by Elizabeth Ann Burton, a faculty member at Old Dominion University. Included are the original manuscripts for Burton’s published book of poetry, Waiting for the Messiah, as well as the draft of a second book, which was never published.

Dates: 1984-1997, undated; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2000

Department of English Records

Collection ID: RG 17-3A

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

Dates: circa 1934-1990, undated; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/2005

Literary Festival Collection

Collection ID: RG 17-3A1

This collection contains material from the Poetry Jam and first Literary Festival in 1978 and chronicles the annual Literary Festival onwards to the present day. Materials consist of original and digitized brochures, flyers, and promotional documents; schedules; news clippings; photos; and original and digitized video, as available.

Dates: 1977-2019, undated

Phillip Raisor Papers

Collection ID: RG 17-3B5
Scope and Contents

This collection contains material created and collected by Phillip Raisor, a professor in the English Department at Old Dominion University. Included in the collection are material related to the Literary Festival at Old Dominion and personal essays written by Raisor.

Dates: 1977-1979, undated

Carolyn Rhodes Papers

Collection ID: RG 17-28B1

Dr. Rhodes was an English and Women's Studies professor at Old Dominion University. The collection includes course descriptions, grant reports, meeting minutes from various women's groups, information pertaining to the Title IX hearings, books, journal articles, newspaper clippings, newsletters and photographs.

Dates: 1924-2019, undated; Other: Date acquired: 10/30/2003

Jeffrey Richards Papers

Collection ID: RG 17-3B6

This collection documents the professional life of Jeffrey Richards and his development of the English Department at Old Dominion University.

Dates: 1972-2011, undated; Other: Date acquired: 08/12/2011

Caroline Heath Tunstall Papers

Collection ID: RG 17-3B2
Abstract This collection contains materials pertinent to the life and career of 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. Particularly notable are the 1925 and 1926 photographs and yearbooks from the Norfolk...
Dates: 1925-1975, undated; Other: Date acquired: 06/27/1979

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Creative writing 3
Old Dominion University--Faculty 3
Festivals in literature 2
Book reviewers 1
Dictionary of American Regional English 1