Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Records
Scope and Contents
This collections contains annual reports, departmental meeting minutes, and correspondence pertaining to the Foreign Languages and Literatures Department at Old Dominion University. The department is currently known as the Department of World Languages and Cultures.
- circa 1959-1979, undated
- Other: Date acquired: 08/04/1976
0.40 Linear Feet
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Biographical or Historical Information
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Old Dominion offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in three major programs: French, German, and Spanish. Additional courses in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Portuguese and Russian are offered. The department balances oral proficiency and a solid foundation in grammar with an appreciation for the culture of the countries where the language is spoken. The department later changed its name to World Languages and Cultures.
Note written by Kathleen Smith
Language of Materials
Source of Acquisition
Dr. John Fahey; Dr. John F. Holley
Method of Acquisition
Transfer. Accession #A76-45
Accruals and Additions
Additional accessions made in 1977, 1978, and 1979.
The collection was processed and finding aid created by Kathleen Smith, Special Collections Metadata Specialist, in 2014.
- A Guide to the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Records
- Kathleen Smith
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.