Collection Summary

Title: The Peter L. Paull Collection of Faculty Photographs and Libel Show Programs
Accession: MSS 01-2
Description: 10 photos; 11 programs
Photograph Collection: View 8 digitized photographs
Digitized Content: 8 objects
Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions.

Collection Description & Arrangement

This collection contains photographs and programs used in connection with 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.

Biographical & Historical Information

The Libel Show is an annual theatrical production which has been humoring the Law School since 1908 (making us 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.

Acquisition Information

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

Content List


1. Neill Alford

2. Virginia Barnett

3.Thomas Bergin and Hardy C. Dillard

4. Earl Dudley

5. Charles Gregory

6. Charles P. Nash      

7. Laurens Rhinelander

8. Richard Speidel with unidentified women

9. William Velton

10. Carl Woodward

Libel Show Programs:

1949; 1950; 1953; 1956; 1957; 1959; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1964 and a note: Edward James Kelly, Jr. Memorial Lounge Fund.

Use Policy

Access There are no restrictions.
Use Restrictions There are no restrictions.
Preferred Citation
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