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Lyman L. Frimodig papers

Identifier: UA-17.76

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the program from the "Friends of Frim" event held at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University which honored Lyman Frimodig at his retirement.


  • Creation: 1960


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

Lyman Frimodig attended Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) and was a member of the basketball, baseball and football teams from 1914 to 1917.

After graduating from M.A.C. in 1917, Frimodig was the principal at Escanaba High School and then served in the military during World War I.

Following the end of World War I, Frimodig became the freshman football coach at Michigan Agricultural College. He was the school's head basketball coach for two seasons (1920–1922). He remained at MSU for 41 years as a professor of health and physical education, an assistant athletic director, the ticket sales manager, and the athletic department business manager.

Frimodig retired from Michigan State on July 1, 1960. In May 1960, he was honored with a "Friends of Frim" banquet at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing.

He died in 1972.


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Lyman L. Frimodig Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
E. Busch
February 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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