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Frank Mitchell collection

Identifier: UA-17.322

Scope and Content

The Frank Mitchell collection contains an alumni program for 1907, articles and obituaries about Mitchell and photograph of the Michigan State University campus. The photographs include campus buildings and scenes, class rivalry and pranks, fields, generators, power plant, the Red Cedar river including images of flooding. Also included are images with Lyman Frimodig, Frank Mitchell, and MSU and Ohio State baseball coaches.


  • Creation: 1897 - 1964

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Frank Mitchell came to MSU in 1897 as a student. He attended for a year an half before he had to leave due to family issues. He came back to MSU in 1899 as an employee in the steam and water department. Mitchell retired in 1945 as Foreman, Electrical Division, Buildings and Utilities. He died in June 1964.


0.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Gift of Jim Klunzinger.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Frank Mitchell Collection
3 Ready For Cataloging
July 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US