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Arthur Younger Ford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1998_155-UA
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.

Dates

  • 1873-1983
  • Majority of material found within 1883-1926

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Extent

2.125 linear feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 flat)

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Younger Ford was the seventh president of the University of Louisville, serving from 1914 to 1926.

Creator

Title
Arthur Younger Ford Papers
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)