University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Archives

Brother Leo Donovan Papers

LEF Brother Leo Donovan Papers 1802-1953.
Origination : Leo, Brother, 1869-1945.
Extent : 2 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

Brother Leo Donovan Papers (LEF), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1918-1953; account books, 1913-1928 and 1934-1935; ribbons won at livestock shows, 1913-1937; list of births and deaths in the Donovan family, 1802-1877; autobiographical sketch of brother Leo, 1938; writings and lectures by Brother Leo; and clippings about Brother Leo.


Director of the Notre Dame farm, 1900-1940, and nationally known cattle breeder; a Holy Cross brother whose name was Daniel Donovan before he joined the congregation.

Index :

 Leo, Brother, 1869-1945. 
 Donovan family. 
 University of Notre Dame. History