Chester Fritz Papers, 1899-1985
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Brief Description: The main topics covered in the Chester Fritz Papers are the travels of Chester Fritz, the Chester Fritz Library and Chester Fritz Auditorium, the Chester Fritz Scholarship Funds, President George Starcher and the University of North Dakota, and personal and business materials relating to the career and life of Chester Fritz.
Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at]
Record Series Number: OGLMC/410
Volume: 20.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 05/25/1977. Additional and subsequent materials were donated by Chester Frit and by Leonard Beal, Hillsboro, North Dakota, on May 26, 1990 (79-612).

Series 1: Correspondence of Chester Fritz, 1899-1977 and Kathrine B. Tiffany, 1923-1977

Series 2: Personal material of Chester Fritz and Kathrine B. Tiffany

Series 3: Newspaper clippings and miscellaneous materials

Series 4: Scrapbooks and Photograph Albums

Series 5: Photographs

Series 6: Clothing

Series 7: Oversize Materials

Series 8: Biography

Series 9: Oral History Interviews

Series 10: Memorabilia and Artifacts

Series 11: Separated Materials

Access Restrictions: Available for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Business and Industry
University of North Dakota - Benefactors
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Chinese [chi]
Acquisition Notes: Kathrine B. Tiffany  Donation; 77-420
Related Materials: Kathrine Tiffany Papers: OGLMC 266
Related Publications:

China Journey: A Diary of Six Months in Western Inland China, 1917. University of Washington, 1981. Call number: DS 710.F758 1981

Fritz, Chester and Dan Rylance. Ever Westward to the Far East: The Story of Chester Fritz. Grand Forks: University of North Dakota, 1982. Call number: HG1552.F74 A34 1982

The Journal of Chester Fritz: Travels Through Western China in 1917. Edited by James Vivian. Grand Forks: University of North Dakota, 1981. Call number: DS 710.F76 1981

PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). Chester Fritz Papers. OGLMC 410, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.