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Francis N. Crenshaw Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: RG 1-1B1
Abstract

Francis N. Crenshaw was a member of Old Dominion University's Board of Visitors (1968-1976). Material relates to his service as member and rector of the Board. The collection also contains papers of his father, Captain Russell Crenshaw (1886-1975), that chiefly relate to his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Dates: 1927-1978, undated; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/1976

Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary and Old Dominion College Collection

 Collection
Collection ID: RG 33
Abstract

These papers documents the college’s early years as a two-year branch campus, the industrial training courses during World War II, the creation of the Evening College and Technical Institute,  and its transition to an accredited university. Included in the records are correspondence, newspapers, reports, college histories, building plans, bulletins, course descriptions and syllabi, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks.

Dates: circa 1930-1979, undated; Majority of material found within 1940-1960