Knute Rockne letters to Eugene Roberts

Knute Rockne letters to Eugene Roberts

Dates: 1923, 1927, 1925

Four facsimiles of letters from Knute Rockne, football coach at Notre Dame, to Eugene L. Roberts, football coach at Brigham Young University. The letters, dating 1923-1927, discuss football strategy and exchange pleasantries.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Roberts, Eugene L. (Eugene Lusk), 1880-1953. -- Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931
  • Call Number: MSS 7691
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public research.
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Location of Originals
Location of the originals is unknown.
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Knute Rockne letters to Eugene Roberts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 7691; Knute Rockne letters to Eugene Roberts; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 7691, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Facsimiles were acquired by Vern G. Swanson and donated to the 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts curator in November 2010. Facsimiles were transferred to the University Archives in December 2010.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Curator, 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; December 2010.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Football
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; December 2010.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Rockne (Knute) letters to Eugene Roberts
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:49-0600
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Biographical History

Knute Rockne was the football coach at Notre Dame University from 1918 to 1930.

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