Henry Howard Kafer Collection
The Henry Howard Kafer collection is comprised of one photograph, depicting the Northwestern University football team of 1904, and textiles. Noteworthy among the textiles is Kafer’s football jersey, purple wool with leather padding stitched to the shoulders and elbows. Other items include Kafer’s letter sweater, purple with a white block N; his pair of Northwestern football uniform woolen socks; his Class of 1905 cap; and a Northwestern University felt pennant.
- ca. 1902-1904
- Kafer, Howard, 1879-1950 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Claire H. Sink, Kafer’s granddaughter, to the Northwestern University Athletics and Recreation Department and then transferred to Northwestern University Archives, November, 2016 (Accession #16-135).
The 1903 football team photograph has been separated to the Northwestern University Archives photograph collection and filed under: Kafer, Howard.
- Guide to the Henry Howard Kafer Collection
- Kevin B. Leonard; June 29, 2017
- September 8, 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard