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Kenneth Bott scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2000_084-UA
The collection contains two scrapbooks of clippings documenting Kenneth Bott's childhood, youth, and young adulthood. Most of the clippings concern his participation in amateur athletics in the Louisville area and his career as a student athlete at the University of Louisville in three varsity sports, basketball, baseball, and football. Also included are extensive athletic memorabilia such as game ticket stubs and programs. A small amount of material documents Bott's public schooling and his military service in India during World War II. There are also some family photographs.

Dates

  • circa 1926-1945
  • Majority of material found within 1926-1931

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers.

Extent

0.325 linear feet (1 flat box)

Biographical / Historical

In addition to playing for U of L, Bott played baseball for the Messick's Miniatures, an amateur team sponsored by a Methodist Sunday school. Bott's team participation took place in the 1920s and 1930s. He graduated from U of L in 1932. He later became president of the C&S Supply Company.

Creator

Title
Kenneth Bott Scrapbooks
Status
Completed
Date
2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

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