University of Notre Dame

Rodney J. Shaughnessy Collection


Origination : Shaughnessy, Thomas E.
Extent : .5 linear inch
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Thomas E. Shaughnessy via Dick Huffman, Belleville, WI, 10 December 1992.

Preferred Citation

Rodney J. Shaughnessy Collection (ZZA), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Photocopies of Rockne's "Football Notes" for his coaches (ca. 1923) and other photocopies of sports-related printed ephemera; program from the 1917 Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin game; a red "St. Mary's Bench" armband; a pamphlet by Frank Leahy regarding the T-formation; a letter from Elmer Layden and photocopies of letters from Knute Rockne and Elmer Layden.


Rodney J. Shaughnessy, of Madison, Wisconsin, played football for Knute Rockne until an injury prevent him. Then he became a coach for the freshman team. After graduating from Notre Dame, he worked as a baseball and football coach at Jefferson College in Convent, Louisiana.


Shaughnessy, Rodney J.
Rockne, Knute Kenneth, 1888-1931
Layden, Elmer
Leahy, Frank, 1908-1973
University of Notre Dame -- Football

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