After Faulkner arrived on Grounds, his "observations on ‘Virginia snobs’ caused somewhat of a sensation," wrote Virginius Dabney in Mr. Jefferson’s University. "He liked the state, he said, ‘because Virginians are all snobs and I like snobs.’"
Charles E. McMurdo (Engr '29) recalls his years at the University.
Mrs. Alfred E. Walker, "the Queen," shaped social life at the University for 35 years.
A brief look at rules and regulations concerning student life in 1847.