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James B. Redus, Jr. papers

 Unprocessed Material — Container: 1
Identifier: ViU-2017-0078

Content Description

4 binders contain two original relevant letters sent by University of Virginia officials to students. The first, dated December 22, 1941, was written by University of Virginia President J. L. Newcomb who outlines, in five points, information related to the draft and volunteering following entry into the war by the United States following the attacks by Japan on Pearl Harbor. The second letter in the form of an open invitation was sent to James Redus in June 1947 by the University "Special Victory Reunion Committee," inviting the former student to attend the Victory Reunion of all Classes 1872 to 1947 Friday, June 20 Saturday, June 21, 1947, held at the Rotunda, the Lawn, and the Ranges, Alumni Hall and the Big Tent, "to reune with your classmates and pay honor to our alumni veterans of World War II who will be our special guests."

Acquisition Type



Purchase, Beltron & Company, 2 January 2017.

Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: 1939-1943


1 Cubic Feet (1 c.f. box (four binders))


Four binders of letters and other documents.