Lyman L. Frimodig Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Frimodig, Lyman L.
Lyman L. Frimodig papers
0.1 Cubic feet

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

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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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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 2013

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.


  • Programs (Publications)

Personal Name(s)

  • Frimodig, Lyman L.

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Friends of "Frim" program 1960 

F.D. 1