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Messick's Miniatures records and memorabilia

Identifier: 1982_007_UA
The collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, trophies, fiscal records, player statistics, speeches, clippings, and writings by William L. Grubbs, organizer of the Messick's Minuatures team. An interview with Grubbs is included in the Louisville and Nashville Railroad oral history interview project in the University of Louisville Oral History Center collection.


  • 1926-2000
  • Majority of material found within 1926-1971



9 linear feet (4 records center boxes and 3 manuscript boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Messick's Miniatures were the names of amateur baseball and basketball teams organized in Louisville by Grubbs from Methodist Sunday School classes.


Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752
502 852-6673 (Fax)