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Women's Edition of the Recorder Newspaper

Collection ID: MG 129

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Volume 1, Issue 36 (August 31, 1895) of the Women's Edition of the Recorder, an African American newspaper in Norfolk, Virginia. Some of the topics discussed in the articles include the duties of society, what to eat, and the need for kindergarten in education.


  • 1895 August 31
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/26/2017


0.05 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 / Historical

The Women’s Edition of the Recorder Newspaper was an African American newspaper founded in Norfolk, Virginia. The Old Dominion University collection features a volume of the paper from August 1895.

Language of Materials


Source of Acquisition

Purchase - Abe Books

Method of Acquisition


Processing Information

The collection was minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archivist, in August 2017.

A Guide to the Women's Edition of the Recorder Newspaper
Steven Bookman
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the ODU Community Collections Repository

3000 Perry Library
4427 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk VA 23529 US