University of Notre Dame

Knute Rockne Papers


Origination : Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931.
Extent : 2 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

Knute Rockne Papers (KKR), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Rockne's chemistry workbook and gradebook, 1917-1918; his annotated copy of a book he wrote and printed for the benefit of the Notre Dame football team, Football Notes ; printouts from of records of Knute Rockne in the 1910 and 1920 US Census and in various passenger lists, 1920s; papers regarding Rockne family legal matters, 1959-1981; mimeographed transcript of Rockne Speech to the Western Company, Chicago, 1929; a typewritten manuscript of a story titled "Fogarty"; a letter from Knute Rockne to George O'Connor, 18 November 1913, concerning Al Feeney, O'Connor's wedding, and a football game vs Christian Brothers (St. Louis); and a photocopy of handwritten letter from Rockne to Jacob V. Birder, 29 October 1916.


Football coach, 1916-1931 and professor of chemistry, University of Notre Dame, 1916-1922.


Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931.
University of Notre Dame -- Football -- History.

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