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Fred I. Chase papers

Identifier: 00038

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal papers, documents, pamphlets, and books of Fred I. Chase. The material in this collection pertains to the Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962 (Con Con). While the bulk of the collection concerns the workings of Con Con, there are some materials that pertain to various reunions of Con Con participants.

Also included in the collection are a number of photographs of the Convention delegates.


  • Creation: 1960 - 1981

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

Fred I. Chase was Secretary to the Senate of the state of Michigan. He resigned that post to become Secretary to the Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962.


0.66 Cubic Feet

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Custodial History

Materials were donated by Fred I. Chase.

Related Archival Materials

In addition to the Fred I. Chase collection, researchers of the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962 should also examine collection 00068, which deals with the Convention and is much larger.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Fred I. Chase Papers
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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