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Frances Farmer and the University of Virginia School of Law

University of Virginia School of Law, 1950

This photograph from 1950 shows the all-male faculty members of the University of Virginia School of Law, along with one woman—Frances Farmer, the law librarian. Seated in the front row, from left to right, are Hardy C. Dillard, who would become the fourth dean of the School of Law (1963–1968); Leslie H. Buckler; William H. White Jr.; F. D. G. Ribble, then serving as the third dean of the School of Law (1939–1963); Thomas M. Boyd; Oscar Underwood Jr.; and Charles O. Gregory. In the top row, from left to right, are Donnelly (first name unknown); Kenneth R. Redden; Blanton (first name unknown); Frances Farmer; Emerson Spies; Laurens H. Rhinelander; Charles K. Woltz; and Wright (first name unknown).

Citation: UVa prints and photographs file, Accession #RG-30/1/10.011, Prints14237. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Unknown

Created: 1950

Medium: Photograph

Courtesy of Special Collections, Arthur J. Morris Law Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Dedication of Law Library on North Grounds

Frances Farmer, the law librarian and a full professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, stands at the podium during the dedication of the new law library on North Grounds on November 15, 1974. Seated behind Farmer, from left to right, are Colgate W. Darden, president of the University of Virginia from 1947 to 1959; Frank L. Hereford, president of the University of Virginia from 1974 to 1985; and Monrad G. Paulsen, dean of the School of Law from 1968 to 1976.

Citation: UVa prints and photographs file, Accession #RG-30/1/10.011, Prints14129. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Unknown

Created: November 15, 1974

Medium: Photograph

Courtesy of Special Collections, Arthur J. Morris Law Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Law Day at the University of Virginia School of Law

Frances Farmer, the law librarian and a full professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, is at the microphone in a flowered hat, directing activities during Law Day in 1976. A celebration for the law school's students, alumni, and their families, Law Day was first held in 1958.

Citation: UVa prints and photographs file, Accession #RG-30/1/10.011, Prints14223. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Unknown

Created: 1976

Medium: Photograph

Courtesy of Special Collections, Arthur J. Morris Law Library, Charlottesville, Va.

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  • University of Virginia School of Law, 1950

    This photograph from 1950 shows the all-male faculty members of the University of Virginia School of Law, along with one woman—Frances Farmer, the law librarian. Seated in the front row, from left to right, are Hardy C. Dillard, who would become the fourth dean of the School of Law (1963–1968); Leslie H. Buckler; William H. White Jr.; F. D. G. Ribble, then serving as the third dean of the School of Law (1939–1963); Thomas M. Boyd; Oscar Underwood Jr.; and Charles O. Gregory. In the top row, from left to right, are Donnelly (first name unknown); Kenneth R. Redden; Blanton (first name unknown); Frances Farmer; Emerson Spies; Laurens H. Rhinelander; Charles K. Woltz; and Wright (first name unknown).

    Citation: UVa prints and photographs file, Accession #RG-30/1/10.011, Prints14237. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: 1950

    Medium: Photograph

    Courtesy of Special Collections, Arthur J. Morris Law Library, Charlottesville, Va.

  • Dedication of Law Library on North Grounds

    Frances Farmer, the law librarian and a full professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, stands at the podium during the dedication of the new law library on North Grounds on November 15, 1974. Seated behind Farmer, from left to right, are Colgate W. Darden, president of the University of Virginia from 1947 to 1959; Frank L. Hereford, president of the University of Virginia from 1974 to 1985; and Monrad G. Paulsen, dean of the School of Law from 1968 to 1976.

    Citation: UVa prints and photographs file, Accession #RG-30/1/10.011, Prints14129. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: November 15, 1974

    Medium: Photograph

    Courtesy of Special Collections, Arthur J. Morris Law Library, Charlottesville, Va.

  • Law Day at the University of Virginia School of Law

    Frances Farmer, the law librarian and a full professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, is at the microphone in a flowered hat, directing activities during Law Day in 1976. A celebration for the law school's students, alumni, and their families, Law Day was first held in 1958.

    Citation: UVa prints and photographs file, Accession #RG-30/1/10.011, Prints14223. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: 1976

    Medium: Photograph

    Courtesy of Special Collections, Arthur J. Morris Law Library, Charlottesville, Va.