University of Notre Dame

Frank Leahy Papers


Origination : Leahy, Frank, 1908-1973.
Extent : 5 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Frank Leahy Papers (LEA), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

A citation and testimonial from the Massachusetts Committee, Catholics, Protestants, and Jews, 25 May 1950; "Resolutions on the Resignation of Frank Leahy from Notre Dame University," from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1 February 1954; the Banshees Award for Sportsmanship, 15 September 1955; a certificate from the Notre Dame Club of Chicago, 7 December 1964; a certificate appointing Leahy a Sagamore of the Wabash, 13 January 1969; an official citation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives congratulating Leahy on his election to the College Football Hall of Fame, 29 January 1969; a resolution from the Sacramento City Council welcoming Leahy as Honorary Marshal for the 1969 St. Patrick's Day Parade, 14 March 1969; a scrapbook celebrating Leahy's enrollment in the National Football Association's Hall of Fame, with letters of congratulation and clippings, 1970; and "A Game Guy's Prayer" by Frank Leahy.

Some clippings formerly filed with this collection have gone to the Notre Dame Athletics Printed Material Collection (PATH). Correspondence has gone to the records of the Notre Dame Alumni Association (UALM).


Head football coach, University of Notre Dame, 1941-1953.


Leahy, Frank, 1908-1973.
Football -- Coaches.

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