Frank D. Beadle papers: 1951-1972
Summary Information
Title: Frank D. Beadle papers
Creator: Beadle, Frank D., 1899-
Inclusive dates: 1951-1972
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract:
Republican State Senator, 1951-1968, from St. Clair, Michigan, and member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Scrapbooks of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material detailing his political career; notebooks of speeches; papers relating to the proposed state income tax, 1962-1963; papers concerning the administration of the Blue Water Bridge, 1955-1963; and miscellanea.
Call number: 85745 Aa/2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
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Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
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Finding aid created by Michigan Historical Collections staff

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Mr. Beadle (donor no. 5084) donated his papers to the library in several accessions, 1971-1977. 5084

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open to research.

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Copyright:

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, Frank D. Beadle Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


Biography

Republican State Senator, 1951-1968, from St. Clair, Michigan, and member of the Senate Appropriations Committee.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks documenting Beadle's career as a state legislator and politician, and as writer of doggerel poetry. The records include correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material detailing his political career; notebooks of speeches; papers relating to the proposed state income tax, 1962-1963; papers concerning the administration of the Blue Water Bridge, 1955-1963; and miscellanea.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.


  • Blue Water Bridge (Port Huron, Mich. and Sarnia, Ont.)
  • Bridges -- Ontario.
  • Bridges -- Michigan.
  • Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1946-1960.
  • Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1961-1970.
  • Saint Clair (Mich.)
  • Taxation -- Michigan.
  • Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1951-
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Michigan. Legislature.
  • Republican Party (Mich.)
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
 
Scrapbooks [series]
Box   1  
Scrapbooks 1951-1965 (9 volumes)
Box   2  
Scrapbooks 1966-1970 (5 volumes)
Box   3  
Scrapbook concerning book of poetry, "Out of the Doggerel House" 1964-1965
Box   3  
Scrapbook concerning retirement announcement and testimonial dinner 1968
Box   3  
Scrapbook concerning speech before the Michigan Association of School Boards 1967
 
Other legislative files [series]
Box   3  
Notebook containing congratulatory letters following stand on income tax and removal as caucus chairman 1962
Box   3  
Notebook concerning Michigan State University's Presidential Commission on Admission and Student Body Composition 1970
Box   3  
Notebook of speeches 1959-1972
Box   3  
Proposed state income tax 1962-1963
Box   3  
Apportionment law suit expenses 1962
Box   3  
Administration of the Blue Water Bridge 1955-1963
Box   3  
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings and correspondence
Box   3  
Speech material (include limericks and master of ceremonies material)
Box   3  
Speeches