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P.J. Beattie Jr. papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2022-0123

Content Description

This collection contains University of Virginia literature and ephemera published between 1935 and 1941 collected by P.J. Beattie Jr. a student of the University of Virginia. The collection includes two directories spanning from 1935 to 1937 with Beattie's name handwritten at the top of each directory. Advertisements for local restaurants, boarding houses, and clothing stores appear throughout both directories. Also in the collection is a program from the University of Virginia graduating exercises dated June 15, 1942, a blue felt pennant flag with the University of Virginia seal, and articles clipped from alumni publications on the University of Virginia including an article on William Lambeth physical education faculty, Easter Week festivities, the 1940 Virginia football team, and a young woman attending a party at the University of Virginia. Depictions of a student's daily life as well as a description of Jefferson's Serpentine Walls are included in these clippings. In addition are four scrapbook pages from 1936 and 1937 with photographs documenting student life at the University of Virginia.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Molly Minturn of Charlottesville, Virginia. July 7, 2022.

Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found within 1935-1942


0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter-sized file folder)


6 clippings, 1 pennant flag, 2 directories, 1 program