Fred I. Chase Papers
00038

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Chase, Fred I.
Title
Fred I. Chase papers
ID
00038
Date [inclusive]
1960-1981
Extent
0.66 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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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.

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Scope and Contents note

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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  December 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

Materials were donated by Fred I. Chase.

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Related Materials

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University.
  • Michigan. Constitutional Convention. (1961-1962)
  • University of Michigan.

Genre(s)

  • Periodicals
  • Photographs

Personal Name(s)

  • Bowens, Robert
  • Lowe, James B., 1879-1963
  • Luedders, Sarah
  • Pealy, Robert H.
  • Pierce, William J., b. 1921
  • Pollock, James K., (James Kerr), 1898-1968
  • Sturm, Albert L., (Albert Lee), 1911-1988
  • Turner, Herbert

Subject(s)

  • Constitutional conventions -- Rules and practice
  • Constitutions -- Michigan
  • Population -- Statistics
  • Tax planning -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Papers 

Scope and Contents note

Box Folder

An Advanced Directory of Delegates for the Michigan Constitutional Convention 

1 1

A Statement of Policy and Recommendations to the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961 

1 2

Procedure (Part one) 

1 3

Procedure (Part two) 

1 4

General Provisions for the Convention (part one) 

1 5

General Provisions for the Convention (part two) 

1 6

Membership on the Various Committees 

1 7

Miscellaneous Statistics 

1 8

Some Correspondence Dealing with the Committee on Style and Drafting 

1 9

Constitutional Earmarking of State Tax Revenues 

1 10

Correspondence of the Convention's Finances 

1 11

Audit Report of the Convention 

1 12

Final Convention Calendar and Final Work Schedule 

1 13

The Case of Robert Bowens 

1 14

Pro and Con Comments on the Convention (part one) 

1 15

Pro and Con Comments of the Convention (part two) 

1 16

Newspaper Clippings Commenting on the Convention 

1 17

Michigan Constitutional Convention Handbook for Herbert Hoover and Harry S. Truman 

1 18

Pealy, Robert H.., ed. The Voter and the Michigan Constitution 

2 1

Constitution of the State of Michigan 1907-08 

2 2

Stieber, Carolyn. Focus on Con-Con 

2 3

"Constitutional Convention": Michigan Challenge, September 1961 

2 4

Pierce, William J. Constitutional Convention Powers 

2 5

Pierce, William J. A Prepared Manual of Organization and Procedure for a State Constitutional Convention 

2 6

Leudders, Sarah. Voters' Guide to the Proposed Michigan Constitution of 1962 

1 7

What the Proposed New State Constitution Means to You 

1 8

Proposed Constitution of the State of Michigan 1962 

1 9

Pollack, James K. Making Michigan's New Constitution 1961-62 

1 10

A Digest of the Proposed Constitution 

1 11

"The Proposed Constitution - The Pro and Con of It": Michigan State Bar Journal,  January 1963 

1 12

Sturm, Albert Lee. Constitution-Making in Michigan, 1961-62 

1 13

On Con Con and other poems by Herbert M. Turner 

1 14

Correspondence. Miscellaneous 1961, 1963 

1 15

2nd Reunion 1965 

1 16

4th Reunion 1969 

1 17

9th Reunion 1975 

1 18

20 Year Reunion 1981 

1 19

Reunions n.d. 

1 20

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Oversized Materials 

Drawer
48
Drawer

Map of Michigan Constitutional Convention Delegates 1961-1962 

48

20 Year Reunion; Senate Resolution #199 1981 

48

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Photographs 

Drawer
Photographs

Michigan Constitutional Convention. Delegates 

Michigan Constitutional Convention. Second Reunion. Folder 1 

Michigan Constitutional Convention. Second Reunion. Folder 2 

Michigan Constitutional Convention. Second Reunion. Folder 3 

Michigan Constitutional Convention. Second Reunion. Folder 4 

Michigan Constitutional Convention. Second Reunion. Folder 5 

Michigan Constitutional Convention. 20 Year Reunion, 1981 

Michigan Constitutional Convention. Voting Board 

Michigan Seal of the State of Michigan 

People. Bentley, Alvin 

People. Cudlip, William B. 

People. Danhof, Robert J. 

People. DeVries, Walter 

People. Downs, Tom 

People. Elliott, Arthur G. 

People. Erickson, Claud R. 

People. Groups 

People. Hannah, John A. 

People. Hoxie, Jefferson T. 

People. Hutchinson, Edward 

People. Martin, John B. 

People. Millard, Frank B. 

People. Romney, George 

People. Van Dusen, Richard 

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