Dates: circa 1979

Collection Number: MS 140

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Creators/Collectors: Webber, Cleveland G.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:  University Cafeteria, MS 140, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va. 

Acquisition Information: Gift, Mildred H. Cooley, 4 April 1988.

Biographical/Historical Information: The University Cafeteria, located at 1517 University Avenue in Charlottesville, Virginia, opened in 1942 by L.D. Cooley, E.F. Cooley and C.B. Webber. It served a diverse clientele and was one the first eateries to integrate. The restaurant closed in 1983.

Scope and Content: This collection includes a 5p typescript of "A Brief History of the University Cafeteria" written by Cleveland G. Webber, manager of the University Cafeteria, along with a list of staff members and a menu for the second annual Johnson Dinner given by the University of Virginia Johnson Club, 17 November 1960, at the Thomas Jefferson Inn.

Persons: Webber, Cleveland G.

Corporate Names: University Cafeteria.


  • Restaurants.
  • Corner (Charlottesville, Va.)

Record Types:

  • Ephemera.
  • Reports.

Notes: [Photo from the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society Photo Collection, University Cafeteria, PH2700.]