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The Peter L. Paull Collection of Faculty Photographs and Libel Show Programs

Identifier: MSS-01-2

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and programs used in The Libel Show, an annual theatrical production that has been lampooning professors and life at the law school since 1908. It was donated to the Law School by Peter L. Paull in July of 2001.

The photographs were used in connection with the magazine for the class of 1967.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1949; 1950; 1953; 1956; 1957; 1959; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1964


Biographical / Historical

The Libel Show is an annual theatrical production that has been humoring the Law School since 1908 (making it the longest running student organization on campus). Each year, the Show lampoons professors and life at the Law School through a variety of impersonations, song parodies, and skits. The Libel Show's mission is to do everything within its power to help the Law School community enjoy raucous laughter.


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Collection of photographs and programs related to the Libel Show.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the Law Library by Peter L Paull, Jr., on July 31, 2001.

Materials Specific Details

The photographs are located in the photo collection file cabinets. The Libel show programs were merged with other programs in RG 32/201 Libel

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Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
580 Massie Road
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States