This collection contains the letters, clippings, scrapbooks, speeches, and diaries concerning the life of A.Y. Ford. The collection begins with Ford's student days at Brown University (circa 1883), and covers primarily his work as a Louisville journalist, businessman, and university president. Accession 1998-155 added miscellaneous photographs, printed material, diary pages, and correspondence of Arthur Ford, Salem Ford, and Mrs. Salem Ford.
This collection is open to researchers.
2.125 linear feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 flat)
Arthur Younger Ford was the seventh president of the University of Louisville, serving from 1914 to 1926.