Records of the University of Louisville's Presidential Search Committee. Records include proposal from search firm Fink and Associates, list of desirable characteristics of a future president, community comments, feedback received during listening tours, procedures, interview schedule, and talking points for announcement of new president Neeli Bendapudi.
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 consists mainly of correspondence, both outgoing and incoming, on a variety of topics including Dr. Kent's academic career, issues related to education, and the war in Europe. The collection includes correspondence with Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, Bernard Flexner, Senators Alben Barkley and Albert Chandler, and a letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Holy Bible belonging to Samuel Smith Nicholas, the first president of the University of Louisville. Nicholas served 1846-1847. The Bible includes a list of the children of George and Mary Nicholas, Samuel Smith Nicholas' parents.
The papers contain a small amount of correspondence, but the bulk is composed of typescripts of his "Money Talks" articles, written during the opening years of World War II, and a clippings notebook from 1946 to 1950.