University of Notre Dame

Leonard "Pete" Bahan Papers


Origination : Bahan, Leonard.
Extent : 8 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Transferred from the Joyce International Sports and Games Research Collection in Hesburgh Libraries Special Collections to the archives in January of 1993.

Preferred Citation

Leonard "Pete" Bahan Papers (BHN), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Papers (1911-1974) including correspondence, telegrams, cards, letters of recommendation, ticket stubs, professional sports contracts, poems, and other documents; printed material (1914-1937) including his high school yearbooks, a college magazine, the Shreveport Social Directory, and news clippings; and photographs (1905-1958) including portraits of Bahan and of his sports teams, his classmates, and his family.


University of Notre Dame student athlete. At Notre Dame, Pete Bahan earned eight letters (three for football, three for basketball, and two for baseball). He served as team captain and quarterback for Knute Rockne, 1918-1919.


Bahan, Leonard.
University of Notre Dame.
Somerset High School, Somerset (Ky.)
University of Notre Dame -- Football.
University of Notre Dame -- Baseball.

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