Charles W. Bachman papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes correspondence of Charles W. Bachman regarding his nomination to the Football Foundation Hall of Fame in 1978, and Michigan State Hall of Fame in 1981. There are also copies of newspaper and magazine articles relating to Bachman's career, as well as an obituary. There are two photographs of Charlie Bachman.
- 1916 - 1985
- Bachman, Charles W., 1892-1985 (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Charles W. Bachman, Jr. was born in 1892 in Chicago, Illinois. Charlie played football for the University of Notre Dame 1914-16 and was a teammate of Knute Rockne's. He was the head football coach at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1933-1946. He also coached at Northwestern University, Kansas State University, the University of Florida and Hillsdale College.
The MSC football team was highly ranked during Bachman's years as coach and beat the University of Michigan four consecutive seasons (1934-1937). They also played in the 1938 Orange Bowl - Michigan State's first bowl appearance.
Charlie Bachman was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1978. Bachman passed away in 1985 at the age of 93 in Port Charlotte, Florida.
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- Charles W. Bachman Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- July 2015
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- Finding aid written in English.
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