Articles and columns, published, 1960 - 2007
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: The Kindred Papers span the mid-1960s to mid-2000s. The collection includes correspondence, columns, and reporter’s notebooks from Kindred’s sixty-year career. The largest series consist of reader correspondence, reporter’s notebooks, research materials related to Kindred’s two most popular books, Sound and Fury (2006) and Morning Miracle (2010), and clippings of Kindred’s columns. The special formats series contains scrapbooks on the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich and 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal created for Kindred by his wife Cheryl. Special formats also includes sports memorabilia such as Kindred’s press passes from the Super Bowl, World Series, PGA Tour, Kentucky Derby, Democratic National Convention, etc. and a pair of Muhammad Ali’s boxing trunks. The research files are primarily made up of articles, clippings, and notes on various people and topics, which Kindred frequently annotated. Most of this research made its way into his books and columns.
The collection is organized into the following series:
2. Written works
3. Research files
4. Special formats
- Majority of material found within 1960 - 2007
- Kindred, Dave (Person)
Language of Materials
Contains newspaper articles and periodical articles from Louisville Times and Louisville Courier-Journal, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal Constitution, The National, Sporting News, New York Observer, and others. Some sub-series contain materials related to Kindred's work at specific publications.