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OSB 1-142,2
OSF 1-703,MC

Fratcher, Signal Corps, October, 1943


Lieutenant George R. Neblett, J.A.G.D.; Brigadier General Thomas H. Green, Assistant Judge Advocate General; Major William F. Fratcher, J.A.G.D.;10/1947 (Official Signal Corps Photo)
(University Archives, C:12/3/3, Box 22, FF 4)

Record Group: 12 C
Record Sub-Group: 8
Records Title: UMC; School of Law; Faculty; William Franklin Fratcher Papers
Dates: 1644-1996, bulk 1940-1990
Volume: 24 cubic feet, 30 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

(A83-50; A88-07; A89-01; A91-78; A92-103; A93-76; A01-85)
This Record Sub-Group contains general correspondence, including documents from Fratcher's service on tenure committees and library committees; Law School correspondence; typed manuscript articles; off-print copies of articles; papers relative to Fratcher's work as a reporter of the Uniform Probate Code Committee; speeches and addresses; lecture notes; examinations; documents relating to work on ABA special committee on military justice; correspondence, Association of Law Schools; copies of books published; minutes of Law Faculty meetings; and documents relating to military service as member of the Judge Advocate General's staff. This Record Sub-Group also contains family personal papers, including newspapers from the Civil War and World War II; German handbills and a newsletter; a newspaper regarding the civil riots in Detroit; funeral register book; scrapbook; photograph negatives; pocket diaries; diplomas; proclamation; awards; certificates; various memorabilia including photographs, newspaper clippings, personal handwritten and typed letters, invention copyright, publications, investment, retirement, insurance documents, tribute items and correspondence, poetry, religious research, sympathy correspondence, funeral programs, publications, resumes; personal documents such as licenses, wills, yearbooks, etc.

Biographical Note:

William Franklin Fratcher was born in Detroit Michigan, April 4, 1913. He graduated from Wayne State University (1933), University of Michigan (1936,1951,1952), and Command and General Staff School, United States Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (1944). His resume includes positions as Judge Advocate (Captain, Major and Lieutenant Colonel), United States Army (1941-1947), including Chief, War Crimes Branch, Legal Division, Office of Military Government for Germany (United States), Berlin; and Colonel, Army of the United States, retired 1973. Fratcher taught at the University of Missouri-Columbia from 1947 to 1992. He also held visiting professorships at various American universities, and was an Honorary Member of the Faculty of Laws of King's College, University of London (1963-1964). Fratcher's numerous other positions include Reporter for the Uniform Probate Code (1963-1970) and Reporter for The Missouri Bar projects for revision of Missouri probate, guardianship and trust laws (1973-1983). Fratcher contributed some 85 articles, comments, notes, and book reviews to various law reviews and other periodicals. He was the author of numerous publications, including The Law of Future Interests and The Law of Trusts; and co-author of many publications, including Manual for Courts-Martial, U.S. Army and Introduction to the Law of the United States. William Franklin Fratcher died June 6, 1992.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into series. The Sub-Group is arranged topically.

Note to Researcher: This collection contains one photocopied article from 1644. There are three American almanacs from the 1700's and several newspapers from the 1800's; however, the vast majority of this collection is dated from the 20th century.

Note to Researcher: Some of the records in this Sub-Group are restricted and cannot be made available to the public (see restrictions note at the end of this page).

Inventory

Box 1

FF 1 - Academic tenure regulations, 1950-1972

FF 2 - Minutes: UMC Tenure Committee (University of Missouri Tenure Committee meeting minutes, correspondence, documents), 1969-1972

FF 3 - Dean's Kudos (Memoranda from the dean's office noting accomplishments of members of the Law faculty), 1977-1978

FF 4 - Law School Schedule Committee (teaching assignments), 1977-1978

FF 5a - Clarence E. Stevens, Jr. tenure case, 1971-1974 [Restricted]

FF 5b - Clarence E. Stevens, Jr. tenure case, 1971-1974 [Restricted]

FF 5c - Clarence E. Stevens, Jr. tenure case, 1971-1974 [Restricted]

FF 6 - Marion W. Clark tenure case, 1972-1973 [Restricted]

FF 7 - Robert J. Crowson and Donna J. Holt tenure case; University Laboratory School, 1973-1974 [Restricted]

FF 8 - Ralph C. Dobbs (tenure case), 1969 [Restricted]

FF 9 - Lawrence C. Kingsland, tenure case, 1970 [Restricted]

FF 10 - Harold O. Norton's case file (educational director of the Delta Area Head Start program), 1972-1973 [Restricted]

FF 11 - Antonia Iglesias Searles tenure status (instructor in Modern Language), 1970-1971 [Restricted]

FF 12 - Patricia Wake tenure status (University Laboratory School) , 1970 [Restricted]

FF 13 - Patrick T. Dougherty, tenure case (decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in the case of Dougherty v. Walker), 1970-1971 [Restricted]

FF 14 - Library Committee - University of Missouri (letters and documents, including documents and constitution of the "Friends of the Library," committee assignments, Book Allocation Fund), 1959-1969

FF 15 - UMC Library Committee (correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, budget allocations for books, book purchase requests, responses to changes in the Faculty Loan policy), 1972-1974

FF 16 - UMC Library Committee (correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes, circulation reports, letters and documents pertaining to the Law Library, copy of Arts and Science faculty journal "Center and Periphery: A Proposed Plan-of-Action for the University of Missouri-Columbia Library," "The University Libraries Now: A Report of Recommendations for Library Development," correspondence relating to appointment of new Director of Libraries), 1975-1978

Box 2

FF 1 - Recommendation letters (copies of letters for former students, friends, and associates), 1948-1983

FF 2 - Rules and regulations - faculty (policy statement relating to employment, policy on private law practice of full time faculty, eligibility standards for admission to Law School), ca. 1958

FF 3 - Law School pre-1961 (copy of a trust agreement [F. Nelson Memorial Fund]; "Alumni Directory University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 1869-1959;" photographs of "New Students," "Second year" students, and "Seniors"), 1958-1959

FF 4 - Law School (correspondence and memoranda, Constitution of University of Missouri-Columbia Law Student Association, policy statements relating to maintenance of good standing in Law School, "Berryman Henwood Fund" correspondence, regulations regarding examinations, correspondence concerning the Law Library, correspondence concerning books in Lincoln Collection), 1961-1965

FF 5 - Law School (faculty memoranda relating to the Law School's policies and programs; rules on faculty membership, manual on Missouri Law Review policies, long range planning report, 1967, Missouri Law Review instruction manual), 1966-1968

FF 6 - Law School (faculty memoranda, Faculty Committee meeting minutes, Report of the Faculty Council, documents dealing with minority enrollment in the Law School), 1969-1970

FF 7 - Law School (departmental memoranda, letters, minutes, statements of policy relating to faculty and students), 1970-1971

FF 8 - Law School (departmental memoranda, letters, minutes, statements of policy relating to faculty and students), 1972-1973

FF 9 - Law School (departmental memoranda, letters, minutes, statements of policy relating to faculty and students), 1974-1976

FF 10 - Law School (departmental memoranda, letters, minutes, statements of policy relating to faculty and students, "Report on the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Law," "Report of the Faculty Ad Hoc Committee on Law Buildings Needs"), 1977

FF 11 - Law School (departmental memoranda, letters, statements of policy relating to faculty and students; copy of The Law School Transcript, December 1977/ January 1978), 1978

FF 12 - Law School (memoranda, letters, statements of policy relating to faculty and students), 1979

FF 13 - Law School (memoranda, letters, statements of policy relating to faculty and students),1979

Box 3

FF 1 - Law School (departmental memoranda, letters, statements of policy relating to Law School faculty and students; correspondence relating to new Law School building; accreditation; Student Handbook),1980

FF 2 - Law School (departmental memoranda, letters, statements of policy relating to Law School faculty and students; correspondence relating to the selection of a dean to replace Allen E. Smith), 1981-1982

FF 3 - Law School minutes (Law faculty meeting minutes), 1977-1981

FF 4 - Law School curriculum - secondary files (memoranda relating to planning, revising, and evaluating Law School curriculum; "A Survey of Courses Offered in Law Schools of the United States in International Law and Related Subjects," 1960; "Association of American Law Schools Visitor's Report on the University of Missouri-Columbia school of Law," 1964; syllabi of faculty members' courses, 1966), 1958-1966

FF 5 - Law School Curriculum Committee (meeting minutes, memoranda, report), 1966-1974

FF 6 - Law School Library Committee (documents relating to budget, book purchases, and space in the law library; correspondence relating to the position of Law Librarian, 1969; "University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law: Annual Report of Law Librarian, for the year 1969-1970;" "University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Librarian, for the year 1970-1971;" "Draft Standards for Law Education, 1971"), 1966-1971

FF 7 - Law School Library Committee (memoranda and letters relating to Law Library budget, Law Library autonomy, correspondence relating to Law Librarian Elizabeth Ellington Parrington), 1972-1978

FF 8 - Law Review Committee (meeting minutes, recommendations for editorial board, proposals for reorganizing the Law Review), 1973-1976

FF 9 - Law School Grading Standard Committee (minutes and memoranda relating to grading policies), 1977

FF 10 - Consultations (letters, documents and notes relating to cases and legal matters about which Professor Fratcher was consulted), 1975-1983

FF 11 - Consultations (letters, documents and notes relating to cases and legal matters about which Professor Fratcher was consulted), 1975-1983

FF 12 - Property I (assignment sheets relating to rights in land), ca. 1963-1976

FF 13 - Teaching materials: Trusts (notes and documents used in teaching course on trust; correspondence; copy of Harvard Law Record, 1960; copies of The Young Lawyer; copy of Law and Liberty, Autumn 1976), ca. 1945-1973

FF 14 - Case Club (copies of cases argued in moot court), 1951-1971

FF 15 - Rosenstiel Fund chair (documents, correspondence and notes relating to the appointment of Dorothy H. Rosenstiel, Professor of Law), 1969-1970

FF 16 - Law School Legal Research and Writing Committee (correspondence), 1977

FF 17 - Law School Bar Review Committee (memoranda relating to preparatory sessions for State Bar Examination), 1977

Box 4

FF 1 - "Bequests of Arts," (manuscript of article submitted for publication to San Diego Law Review; correspondence), 1983

FF 2 - "Commentary for Canada on Statutes of Westminster" (correspondence relating to Professor Fratcher's research on Canadian statutes), 1948

FF 3 - Manual for Courts Martial (correspondence regarding revision of manual for courts martial, with manuscript draft changes suggested by Professor Fratcher), 1948

FF 4 - "Trustor as Sole Trustee and Only Ascertainable Beneficiary" (correspondence relating to submission and publication of article submitted for the Michigan Law Review), 1948-1949

FF 5 - "Negotiating With Soviet Representatives" (carbon copy of brief article), ca. 1950

FF 6 - "A Half Century of Trust Law" (manuscript of article, with correspondence relating to publication), 1954

FF 7 - "Perpetuities and Other Restraints" (source notes relating to Professor Fratcher's book, Perpetuities and Other Restraints; book reviews; correspondence regarding complimentary copies of book), 1954-1955

FF 8 - Fratcher's writings - book reviews (manuscript copies of book reviews written by Professor Fratcher; correspondence), 1950-1970

FF 9 - "The New Law of Land Warfare" (off-print copy of article, which appeared in Missouri Law Review, volume 22; correspondence regarding complimentary copies of the article), 1957

FF 10 - "History - JAGD" (Fratcher's handwritten copy of article, "History of the Judge Advocate General's Department, 1775-1941;" correspondence and notes relating to publication), 1958-1961

FF 11 - Guardianship articles - Prentice-Hall Series (correspondence regarding articles on the law of guardianship), 1959-1972

FF 12 - Presidential Power to Regulate Military Justice (two manuscript copies, one off-print copy of article, "Presidential Power to Regulate Military Justice;" correspondence), 1959

FF 13 - Continuity of Government Amendment (article for the Missouri Constitution entitled "The Proposed Continuity of Government Amendment),1960

FF 14 - "Statutes on Trustees' Powers (correspondence regarding Fratcher's article), 1962

FF 15 - "Trusts and Succession in Missouri" (two copies of a supplemental brief of Amicus Curiae in the case of First National Bank of Kansas City versus Mercantile Bank and Trust Company), 1963-1964

FF 16 - "Legal Protection of the Family Against Disinheritance" (manuscript copy of lecture delivered by Professor Fratcher at the University of London King's College, November, 1963), 1964

FF 17 - Colloquium on Legal Regulation of the Use of Land (documents and correspondence), 1965

FF 18 - "Towards Uniform Succession Legislation" (correspondence regarding complimentary copies of article in New York University Law Review), 1966

FF 19 - Unidroit International Will (documents, papers, and correspondence relating to the subject of the "Draft Convention providing a Uniform law on the form of Wills") 1966-1968

FF 20 - Missouri and the Uniform Probate Code (correspondence; Fratcher's article entitled "What Every Trust Officer Should Know About the Uniform Probate Code") 1966-1971

FF 21 - Uniform Probate Code and the Veterans Administration (correspondence relating to the uniform probate code as it relates to veterans affairs, 1970-1973; correspondence regarding complimentary copies of Fratcher's article, "The Uniform Probate Code and the Veterans Administration," Case Western Reserve Law Review), 1973

FF 22 - "A Modest Proposal," (correspondence relating to publication of article, "A Modest Proposal for Trimming the Claws of Legal Future Interest," Duke Law Journal), 1971-1973

FF 23 - "Bequests for Purposes" (correspondence relating to publication of article, "Bequests for Purposes," Iowa Law Review), 1971-1973

FF 24 - Encyclopedia Britannica (manuscript copy of article, "Law of Mortgages," correspondence relating to publication in Encyclopedia Britannica), 1970-1975

FF 25 - American Assembly on English Probate (four different versions of manuscript article, "The English System: Simplified Probate in a Similar Context"), 1976

FF 26 - Future interest - Simes and Smith (correspondence with West Publishing Company regarding Professor Fratcher's preparation of a supplement to Lewis M. Simes and Allen F. Smith's The Law of Future Interest), 1961-1981

Box 5

FF 1 - College papers (course papers; "Parliamentary Sovereignty in America," "The Ethical Aspects of Bentham's Utilitarianism," "Allusions to Classical Mythology in Hamlet and Julius Caesar," "The Faith of St. Joseph of Navvoo," "Francois Clouet: A Brief Discussion," "The Government of Geneva Under John Calvin"), 1932-1937

FF 2 - Academic Career (correspondence and documents regarding academic career; outline of thesis for degree of Doctor of the Science of Law), 1934-1954

FF 3 - Fratcher Speeches (drafts of speeches made before various organizations and groups), 1932-1954

FF 4 - Fratcher Speeches (drafts of speeches made before various organizations and groups), 1956-1973

FF 5 - Michigan Real Property (manuscript copy of "Lectures on Michigan Real Property Law"), ca. 1941

FF 6 - "Justice in a War-time Army" (copy of manuscript, prepared under the direction of the Judge Advocate General of the Army), ca. 1942

FF 7 - War crimes articles (correspondence regarding complimentary copies of article, "American Organization for Prosecution of German War Criminals," and of Fratcher's review of Telford Taylor's Nuremberg and Vietnam; off-print copy of the review), 1948-1971

FF 8 - "Appellate Review in Military Law" (correspondence regarding complimentary copies of article), 1949

FF 9 - "Review by the Civil Courts of Judgments of Federal Tribunals" (correspondence relating to the composition of article; article on habeas corpus and military justice), 1949-1951

FF 10 - Law Review Invitations (invitations to contribute to such law journals as Indiana Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review, Columbia Law Review, New York Law Review, and Harvard Law Review), 1952-1983

FF 11 - "Property in Chains" (correspondence relating to the publication of article, "Legal Servitude as Devices for Imposing Use Restrictions in Michigan"), 1953-1956

FF 12 - "Fiduciary Administration in England" (documents regarding guardianship rights in England; correspondence relating to publication of article, "Fiduciary Administration in England"), 1963-1967

FF 13 - "Differences Between the English and American Rules Against Perpetuities" (gally proofs of article), 1964

FF 14 - Trusts and Estates in England (correspondence relating to publication of Fratcher's book entitled Probate Can Be Quick and Cheap: Trust and Estates in England), 1966-1973

FF 15 - Missouri Perpetuities Act (correspondence regarding Missouri Perpetuities Act; several letters between Fratcher and Governor Warren E. Hearnes; correspondence regarding annual meetings of Association of American Law Schools, 1980; copy of paper delivered at that meeting), 1960-1980

FF 16 - Law Barn (correspondence offering facts and information to be included in the book on the Law School entitled The Law Barn; correspondence regarding complimentary copies of The Law Barn), 1978

Box 6

FF 1 - Hastings Law School (correspondence from Washington and Lee Law School, Hastings College of Law, McGeorge School of Law regarding offer of visiting professorship; correspondence from Hastings College of Law regarding appointment as visiting professor), 1973-1976

FF 2 - Hastings Law School (correspondence received while at Hastings Law School; correspondence regarding American Assembly meeting, December 2-4, 1976; report to the American Assembly meeting titled "Death, Taxes and Family Property;" documents collected for use in courses taught at Hastings), 1976

FF 3 - Hastings Law School (materials related to grading; pamphlets on Hastings Law School), 1977

FF 4 - McCleary's file on W.F. Fratcher (correspondence between Professor Fratcher and Dean Glenn McCleary), 1947-1964

FF 5 - Nelson Chair Committee (correspondence, memoranda, and policy statements relating to the selection and appointment of candidates to the Nelson Chair of Law), 1973-1979

FF 6 - Professional Ethics (documents relating to the subject of professional ethics in the legal profession), ca. 1970

FF 7 - Teaching materials : Legal Profession (notes and documents pertaining to the history of the legal profession), 1948-1971

FF 8 - Law School Curriculum Committee (reports, minutes of committee meetings, memoranda and recommendations regarding the Law School curriculum), 1958-1967

FF 9 - Lecture notes: Insurance (lecture notes for course on insurance), ca. 1947

FF 10 - Lecture notes: Legal Profession (lecture notes for course on legal profession), ca. 1959

Box 7

FF 1 - ABA Special Committee on Military Justice (correspondence, documents, recommendations relating to Professor Fratcher's work as a member of the ABA Special Committee on Military Justice; letter from Leon Jaworski; copies of H.R. 19697, 90th Congress, 2nd session; H.R. 523, 92 Congress, 1st session), 1968-1972

FF 2 - ABA Special Committee on Military Justice (continuation of the above folder; correspondence, documents, and notes), 1968-1972

FF 3 - ABA Committee on Extraterritorial Defense Areas (correspondence, memoranda and reports relating to the problem of extraterritorial defense areas), 1948-1960

FF 4 - ABA Committee on Current Literature Relating to Real Property (correspondence regarding current literature; "Report of the Committee on Current Literature relating to Real Property"), 1954, 1955

FF 5 - ABA Committee on Current Literature Relating to Real Property (correspondence generated in connection with Professor Fratcher's service on the Committee on Current Literature Relating to Real Property), 1957-1983

FF 6 - ABA Committee on Significant Current Literature, Probate and Trust (correspondence generated in connection with Professor Fratcher's service on the Committee on Significant Current Literature, Probate and Trust), 1973-1982

FF 7 - ABA Committee on Significant Probate and Trust Decisions (reports on significant probate and trust decisions; correspondence pertaining to the reports), ca. 1981

FF 8 - ABA Committee on Persons Under Disability (correspondence generated in connection with Professor Fratcher's service on the "Administration of Property of Persons Under Disability Committee," report of the committee), 1964-1966

FF 9 - ABA Committees: Missouri Bar Committee (correspondence relating to ABA committee assignments), 1961-1962

FF 10 - Association of American Law Schools (correspondence regarding law school libraries, generated in connection with Professor Fratcher's service on the Association of American Law Schools' library committee), 1966-1968

FF 11 - Association of American Law Schools (correspondence from member schools of the Association of American Law Schools regarding library standards for members), 1969-1970

FF 12 - Association of American Law Schools (correspondence regarding Round Table Council on Trusts and Estates), 1972

FF 13 - Association of American Law Schools, Property Section (paper delivered at the December, 1973 meeting of the Association of American Law Schools entitled "Property Curricula - Then and Now"), 1974

FF 14 - Current Index to Legal Literature (two indexes of books relating to law), 1968

FF 15 - Missouri Bar Trusts Committee (correspondence commenting on and concerning bills introduced in the Missouri General Assembly pertaining to the common law rules against perpetuities), 1959-1962

FF 16 - Bar Association material - state and local (fact sheets from the Attorney Title Guarantee Company), 1962

FF 17 - International Society of Military Law and the Law of War (correspondence with the International Society of Military Law; paper entitled "Combatant in United States Usage Before 28 February 1910;" paper entitled "A Survey of Roman Legal Education"), 1967-1971

FF 18 - Selden Society (reports of the council, rules of the society), 1952-1981

FF 19 - Selden Society - correspondence (including correspondence with "Scribes," and organization of writers on legal subjects), 1952-1978

FF 20 - Medieval Academy of America (correspondence), 1947-1953

Box 8

FF 1 - Veterinary Jurisprudence (notes for course in veterinary jurisprudence, copies of veterinary jurisprudence examinations), 1951-1968

FF 2 - Veterinary Jurisprudence (case note for course in veterinary jurisprudence), 1951-1968

FF 3 - Simes and Fratcher - Fiduciary Administration (correspondence generated in connection with Fratcher's collaboration with Lewis M. Simes on the second edition of Simes's Casebook on fiduciary administration), 1955-1971

FF 4 - Master of Arts Thesis (carbon manuscript copy of Fratcher's master's thesis entitled "A Commentary for Canada on the Statute of Westminster, 1931"), 1938

FF 5 - Luncheon guest correspondence (correspondence generated in connection with the publication of Professor Fratcher's book, Luncheon Guest), 1975-1980

FF 6 - Luncheon Guest MS. (typed manuscript copy of Luncheon Guest), 1975

FF 7 - McCleary's file (bookshop catalogues and prints of paintings of notable legal figures), 1937-1947

FF 8 - McCleary's file (lecture notes for course on "Rights in Law"), n.d.

FF 9 - McCleary's file (lecture notes for "Property II" course), n.d.

FF 10 - McCleary's file (lecture notes for "Property II" course), n.d.

FF 11 - McCleary's file (copies of examinations for "Property II" course), n.d.

Box 9

FF 1 - Copies of uniform and model laws (type script copies of uniform codes going back to 1922), 1964

FF 2 - Model Uniform Probate Code - travel data (correspondence and data pertaining to travel expenses incurred in connection with Professor Fratcher's work as reporter for the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws), 1964-1969

FF 3 - Uniform Probate Code (ABA [American Bar Association] correspondence regarding foreign domiciliary; article by Richard V. Wellman entitled "The Uniform Probate Code: Blueprint for Reform in the '70's"), 1967-1969

FF 4 - Model uniform probate code, correspondence (correspondence regarding uniform probate code; reports, comments, and memoranda pertaining to the first draft of the Uniform Probate Code), 1967

FF 5 - Uniform Probate Code - 1967 Drafts - A (typescript drafts of the probate code), 1967

FF 6 - Uniform Probate Code, 1967 Boulder Draft (copy of the Uniform Probate Code considered at the Boulder, Colorado meeting of the reporters of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws), 1967

FF 7 - Uniform Probate Code - 1968, correspondence (including drafts and comments), 1968

FF 8 - Committee proceedings: Uniform Probate Code (manuscript copy of the proceedings of meeting), 1968

FF 9 - Uniform Probate Code - correspondence (including drafts), 1969

FF 10 - Uniform Probate Code (notes and comments), 1969

FF 11 - Uniform Probate Code (manuscript copy), 1969

FF 12 - State probate codes (copy of proposed probate codes for Indiana, Wisconsin, Connecticut, and California), 1971-1973

FF 13 - Uniform Probate Code (bound copies), 1967-1968

FF 14 - Model-Uniform Probate Code - 1963 Studies (studies of work done in the area of Uniform Probate Code before 1963), 1963

Box 10

FF 1 - Model-Uniform Probate Code - 1963, minutes and correspondence (correspondence, memoranda, and reports pertaining to the formation of the special committee to revise the model probate code), 1963

FF 2 - Model-Uniform Probate Code - 1964, correspondence (general correspondence relating to Fratcher's work as one of the reporters of the committee to revise the Uniform Probate Code), 1964

FF 3 - Model-Uniform Probate Code - 1965, minutes and correspondence (including notes of meetings of reporting staff-model probate project), 1965

FF 4 - Model-Uniform Probate Code - Memoranda (working papers of the tentative outline of the Uniform Probate Code), 1965-1968

FF 5 - Model-Uniform Probate Code - 1966, Minutes and Correspondence (correspondence of reporting staff of the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws; minutes of the meeting of reporters of committee on Uniform Probate Code), 1966

FF 6 - Model-Uniform Probate Code (tabulation of the results of the questionnaire circulated in 1963 regarding model probate code), 1963

FF 7 - Uniform Probate Code - pre-1966 drafts (working copies of drafts of model probate code), ca. 1965

FF 8 - Uniform Probate Code - 1966 drafts (working copies of the 1966 draft of the model probate code), 1966

FF 9 - Uniform Probate Code - 1967 draft B (working copies of the 1967 draft of the model probate code), 1967

FF 10 - Uniform Probate Code - 1967 draft C (working copies of the 1967 draft C of the model probate code), 1967

FF 11 - Uniform Probate Code - 1968 draft (working copy of 1968 draft code), 1968

FF 12 - Uniform Probate Code (working papers of the draft reporters of the Uniform Probate Code), 1969

Box 11

FF 1 - Law books (correspondence with book dealers for often rare or out of print law books), 1951-1982

FF 2 - Law book catalogues (catalogues of law books published or reprinted), n.d.

FF 3 - Curriculum Committee: Association of American Law Schools (correspondence relating to the work of the curriculum committee of the Association of American Law Schools), 1960-1961

FF 4 - Liaison (correspondence with JAGC regarding liaison with and assistance to lawyers on active duty in military service stationed in Missouri), 1967

FF 5 - Missouri Bar Headquarters (correspondence and "Committee Officer's Manual"), 1967-1968

FF 6 - Minutes, reports and agenda (minutes, reports, and agenda of the Missouri Bar Military Law Committee, Professor Fratcher chairman), 1967-1968

FF 7 - Membership, Missouri Bar (correspondence of the President of the Missouri Bar regarding membership on the Military Law Committee), 1967-1968

FF 8 - Legal Assistance (correspondence pertaining to Military Law Committee), 1967-1968

FF 9 - Missouri State Military Justice Code (correspondence; "AG Mo Regulation: Military Justice"), 1968

FF 10 - Luncheon (correspondence relating to luncheon speakers for meetings of the Missouri Bar Committee on Military Law), 1968

FF 11 - Legislation (correspondence pertaining to legislation affecting the military in Missouri), 1968

FF 12 - SPTL Dues (correspondence regarding the dues of members of Society of Public Teachers of Law), 1978-1983

FF 13 - Bordwell (correspondence regarding Professor Fratcher undertaking to edit the works of Percy Bordwell), 1976-1977

FF 14 - Bordwell, A Preliminary Historical Treatise on the Law of Property (introduction and chapter one manuscript copy of Fratcher's edit of Bordwell's work), n.d.

FF 15 - Bordwell, A Preliminary Historical Treatise on the Law of Property (chapters 2-6), n.d.

FF 16 - Bordwell, A Preliminary Historical Treatise on the Law of Property (chapters 7-11), n.d.

FF 17 - Bordwell, A Preliminary Historical Treatise on the Law of Property (chapters 12-18), n.d.

FF 18 - Bordwell, A Preliminary Historical Treatise on the Law of Property (chapters 19-21), n.d.

FF 18a - Bordwell - reprints, 1935-1970

FF 19 - Uniform Trustees' Power Act (correspondence pertaining to Uniform Trustees' Power Act; draft copies of Trustees' Power Act), 1962-1967

Box 12

FF 1 - IECL miscellaneous correspondence (correspondence generated in connection with preparation of article on "Property and Trust" for the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law; correspondence regarding complimentary copies of article on "Property and Trust"), 1968-1982

FF 2 - IECL correspondence - Rheinstein (correspondence with Max Rheinstein regarding article on "Property and Trust"), 1967-1969

FF 3 - IECL correspondence - Hamburg (correspondence with various international scholars regarding article on "Property and Trust"), 1966-1974

FF 4 - IECL regulations (copies of regulations governing the preparation of articles to be included in the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, with lists of international scholars who could be consulted in the preparation of articles), 1967-1973

FF 5 - IECL outlines (samples of outlines for articles supplied by the editors of the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law; Fratcher's outline for trust article), 1969

FF 6 - IECL trust notes (handwritten notes compiled while researching the article on "Property and Trusts"), 1969

FF 7 - IECL trust drafts (working copies of sections of the trust article), 1970

FF 8 - IECL superseded drafts (handwritten draft of sections of article on trusts), 1968

FF 9 - IECL superseded drafts (typed pages of text and notes of article), 1972

FF 10 - IECL, "Property and Trust" (pages i-155 of manuscript of article), 1972

FF 11 - IECL, "Property and Trust" (pages 156-235 of manuscript of article), 1972

FF 12 - IECL, "Property and Trust" (footnotes to manuscript, pages 1-154), 1972

FF 13 - IECL, "Property and Trust" (final draft of the manuscript of the article), 1972

FF 14 - IECL, "Property and Trust" (galley proof of article), 1972

FF 14a - IECL, Correspondence, F. Harry Lawson regarding trust chapter, etc., 1966-1976

FF 15 - "The Islamic Wapf" (correspondence generated in connection with the publication of article), 1969-1971

Box 13

FF 1 - Trusts and Succession I (copies of course examinations), 1948-1982

FF 2 - Trusts and Succession II (copies of course examinations), 1958-1981

FF 3 - Property I - Trial (copies of course examinations), 1948-1982

FF 4 - Property I - Finals (copies of course final examinations), 1951-1981

FF 5 - Examinations - Legal History (copies of course final examinations), 1965-1982

FF 6 - Examinations - Agency (copies of course final examinations), 1948-1951

FF 7 - Examinations - Insurance (copies of course examinations), 1941-1957

FF 8 - Examinations - Legal Profession (copies of course examinations), 1948-1977

FF 9 - Future Interests - final exams (copies of course final examinations), 1970-1982

FF 10 - Examinations - miscellaneous (copies of course examinations for courses Fratcher taught as visiting professor), 1952-1958

FF 11 - Fifth British Legal History Conference (correspondence; copies of papers delivered at the conference), 1981

Box 14

FF 1 - Ph.D. committee (papers relating to Ph.D. committees of which Fratcher was a member), 1975-1979

FF 2 - Civil Defense Committee personal file (minutes, memoranda, and pamphlet relating to University of Missouri-Columbia disaster plan; copy of the disaster plan), 1957-1962

FF 3 - Tenure regulations (memoranda and correspondence; draft copies of proposed changes), 1966-1969

FF 4 - Tenure regulations (correspondence and memoranda relating to tenure regulations; copies of drafts proposing changes in tenure regulations), 1970

FF 5 - Tenure regulations (draft copies of proposed changes), 1972

FF 6 - Tenure regulations (draft copies of proposed changes), 1972

FF 7 - UMC Honorary Degree Committee (correspondence and documents relating to the selection of recipients of honorary degrees), 1977-1980

FF 8 - Jefferson Club (correspondence pertaining to membership), 1974-1978

FF 9 - M.U. - rules and regulations (copies of academic and administrative rules for faculty and staff, University of Missouri), 1956-1982

FF 10 - Faculty Council (copies of Faculty Bulletin), 1972-1980

FF 11 - Faculty handbook (copy of handbook designed to acquaint faculty members with the university system), 1976

FF 12 - President's Bulletin (copies of the President's Bulletin; copies of the draft reports of the Academic Planning Council), 1971-1975

FF 13 - Academic Plan (copies of the reports of reappraisal of academic program), 1974-1976

FF 14 - Law school faculty (meeting minutes), 1965-1979

FF 15 - Law school faculty (meeting minutes), 1978

FF 16 - Law school faculty (meeting minutes), 1979-1981

FF 17 - Law school faculty (meeting minutes), 1982-1983

FF 18 - Regulations (copies of by-laws and regulations relating to university policy), n.d.

Box 15

FF 1 - Honors College (correspondence relating to honors course on the culture of the High Middle Ages), 1980-1982

FF 2 - Resume - William F. Fratcher (copies of curriculum vitae), n.d.

FF 3 - Off-prints (off-print copies of articles written by Professor Fratcher), 1949-1980

FF 4 - Books written by W.F. Fratcher (copies of the following works: Restraints on Alienation of Michigan Property; "The English System: Simplified Probate in a Similar Context," in Halbach, Death, Taxes and Family Property; Property and Trust; The Luncheon Guest), 1952-1979

FF 5 - Cases and Materials of the Law of Fiduciary Administration (edited by Lewis M. Simes and William F. Fratcher), n.d.

FF 6 - Thesis (notes for S.J.D. thesis), 1941

Box 16

FF 1 - Military records (function description and organization of branches of Judge Advocate General; changes and corrections to manuals; project reports; military and civilian personnel and equipment; writing of administrative histories; manuscript of articles to be published ["Justice in a War-Time Army," etc.] by various authors; Annual Report 1942; report on survey and recommendations regarding Judge Advocate General's School; awards of Legion of Merit; "Report on the Research Facilities of the Office of the Judge..." 1942; Office Memoranda; printed copy Military Law Review 04/1959 with copy Fratcher article "History of the Judge Advocate General's Corps, US Army;" printed copy "Report of War Department Advisory Committee on Military Justice" 12/1946), 1942-1946, 1949-1960

FF 2 - Code of Conduct (Code of Conduct for Member of the Armed Forces of the US; training circulars; Code of Conduct Training Reports; WFF Lesson Plan, handwritten "Code of Conduct, including Evasion and Escape Training"), 1957

FF 3 - Military Records (printed copy "Outline of Instruction; Army Role in Civil Emergencies in the US" Lesson Outlines for Martial Law Instruction; mimeographed copies of lessons used by WFF for UMC Army ROTC), 1956

FF 4 - Courts Martial Records 1947 (photocopy of trial review of case against Kathleen B. Nash Durant, trial in connection with theft of jewelry from Kronberg Castle/ Prince Wolfgang of Hesse [see also FF 9]), 1947

FF 5 - Brigadier General Charles L. Decker (contains correspondence regarding Civilian Publications on Military Justice Program, WFF Program Coordinator), 1957-1963

FF 6 - Opinions and documents drafted by Fratcher while executive to Brigadier General Fred W. Llewellyn ("Colonel William Winthrop" biographical sketch; "Notes on the History of the Judge Advocate General's Department;" recommendations for Legion of Merit, etc.; "Proof of value in larceny cases;" "Address to the Graduating Classes, Judge Advocate General's School and Officer Candidate School;" "Suitable title for Military Governor of Hawaii;" material for Biennial Report 1941-1943; "Tenure of Office of Chief of Staff and Chiefs of Branches;" "Status of civilian employees of governmental agencies in North Africa;" "Punishment for fellatio;" "American Military Justice;" etc.), 1943

FF 7 - Army role in civil emergencies in the US (Fratcher correspondence, lesson plans, etc. regarding instructing this subject [see also FF 3]), 1957

FF 8 - Opinions prepared by Fratcher in Military Affairs Division (partial listing of opinions prepared and copies of some handwritten or typed opinions - "Appointment of Federal Judges in the Army of the US;" "Repatriation of dependents of personnel stationed at outlying defense bases;" "Minimum age for appointment as commissioned officer;" "Induction of dishonorably discharged soldier under Selective Training and Service Act of 1940;" Local 783 International Hod Carriers Building and Construction Labor Union offering $1,000 defense bond to first American aviator to bomb Tokyo; enlistment of noncitizens; "Posthumous appointments in the Army;" whether death benefits should be paid if death due to misconduct; civil and criminal jurisdiction over employees of contractors constructing US base in Masawa Italian Eritrea; "Statutes suspended or made operative by a declaration of war;" etc.), 1941-1942

FF 9 - Theft of jewelry from Kronberg Castle/ Prince Wolfgang of Hesse (material regarding case of Colonel Jack W. Durant [see also FF 4 for photocopy of review of case against his wife, Captain Kathleen B. Nash Durant, Major David F. Watson and T/4 Roy Carlton]; Fratcher wrote Judge Advocate review of cases), 1947

FF 10 - Staff Judge Advocate's case reviews (typed copies of Fratcher's reviews of various courts martial cases), 1946-1947

FF 11 - Course of Instruction in Military Law (mimeographed lessons, Headquarters Command US Forces European Theater; Fratcher gave instruction on: The Articles of War; Proper administration of Company Punishment; Proper charges of offenses and proof required), 1946

FF 12 - Allied Control - Authority Control Council (minutes of 27th meeting held 04/29/1946 regarding trade unions, confiscation of literature and material of a nazi and militarist nature, etc.; "Documents Constituting Basic Authority of Control Council," mimeographed compilation of documents 02/1945 - 08/1945 relating to meetings concerning occupation and control of Germany after World War II), 1945-1946

Box 17

FF 1 - Prolegomena to Anglo-American History..., 1983

FF 2 - Miscellaneous correspondence between President Middlebush and Law School, 1936-1943

FF 3 - University of Missouri School of Law, Report of Curriculum Committee, 05/09/1960

FF 4 - Francis M. Hanna, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 1981-1987

FF 5 - University of Missouri-Columbia - disaster plan, promulgated 06/17/1959

FF 6 - "Professional Training in Law at the University of Missouri, 1877-1958," by G.A. McCleary and P.A. Hogan (unpublished manuscript, history of School of Law), 1961

FF 7 - Former faculty (correspondence, Board recommendations and actions regarding staff employment, salaries; correspondence regarding courses to be taught and by what faculty member), 1919-1941

FF 8 - Law School Foundation Banquet (correspondence and program), 1936

FF 9 - Law School Foundation Banquet (correspondence and program), 1937

FF 10 - Law School Foundation Banquet (correspondence and program), 1938

FF 11 - Law School Foundation Banquet programs, 1936-1942

FF 12 - Law School Foundation check stubs of expenditures, 1937-1959

FF 13 - Listing - honors, scholarships, awards, prizes (including: Editorial Board of Law Series; Editorial Board - Missouri Law Review; scholarships - Rollins, Adele Overall Black, Curators', Omar E. Robinson, etc.; prizes - John D. Lawson, Alexander Martin, City National Bank and Trust Company, of Kansas City, etc.), 1909-1968

FF 14 - Correspondence regarding gifts (portraits, photographs), 1937-1967

FF 15 - "The Mill" (copies of publication by SBA - issues: volume 1, number 2, 11/1972; volume 3, number 1, 11/1973; 11/1975; 04/1977), 1972-1977

FF 16 - The Law Barn, second edition (correspondence, support materials, list of photographs in Law Building), 1988

FF 17 - The Law Barn, second edition (revisions and corrections), 1988

FF 18 - Law Department Mid Year Examinations (2 published booklets), 1904-1906

FF 19 - Law School (course lists, committee appointments, faculty meeting minutes, budget review and recommendations, retirement recognition dinner for Fratcher program, correspondence and memoranda regarding analysis of new grading system, award to fratcher of Distinguished Non-Alumni Award at Law Day, budget, etc.), 1982-1983

FF 20 - Promotion and tenure (class visitation reviews, regulation revision, etc.), 1977-1983 [Restricted]

FF 21 - Standards Committee (regarding student admissions, etc.), 1982-1983 [Restricted]

FF 22 - University of Missouri Law Wives Association scrapbook (programs, photographs, etc.), 1973-1974

FF 23 - New Law Building (dedication program, list of room plaques with text, The Law Building brochure, The Lawson Collection of Trials brochure), 1988

FF 24 - Consultations, 1985-1990

FF 25 - Consultations, 1985-1990

FF 26 - SPTL/ Society of Public Teachers of Law (an international association - Fratcher State Correspondent for Missouri; correspondence regarding collection/ payment of dues, etc.), 1984-1986

FF 27 - Missouri Bar Association (committees and subcommittees of which Fratcher was a member, activities sponsored by association), 1982-1988

FF 28 - Equity Symposium, University of Victoria (International Symposium on Trusts, Equity and Fiduciary Relationships - Fratcher presented paper, "New Directions in the Employment of Equitable Doctrines: Home Purchase Developments"), 02/14/1988-02/17/1988

FF 29 - Exeter conferences and trip (includes United Kingdom National Committee of Comparative Law Colloquium on Trusts - Fratcher presented paper, "Trusts in the USA;" Society of Public Teachers of Law annual conference), 1975

Box 18

FF 1 - Sabbatical leave (applications to fellowships, correspondence, etc.; Fratcher: Ford Foundation Law Faculty Fellow in International Legal Studies at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, and a Fullbright grant for research in England), 1963-1964

FF 2 - Fratcher speeches, 1985

FF 3 - Course material: Decedent's Estates and Trusts, 1980-1983

FF 4 - Course material: Decedent's Estates, and Trusts; University of Missouri,1980-1983

FF 5 - Course material: Estate and Trust Administration; University of Missouri, 1982

FF 6 - Course material: Legal History; University of Missouri, 1981-1983

FF 7 - Course material: Property I; University of Missouri, 1980-1982

FF 8 - Course material: Trusts and Succession I; University of Missouri, 1971-1978

FF 9 - Course material: Future Interests; University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1976; University of Missouri, 1982

FF 10 - Course material: Law of Fiduciary Administration; University of California, 1976

FF 11 - Course material: Trusts and Estates; University of California, 1976

FF 12 - Course material: Summer Workshop in Trust Law; New York University School of Law, 1965

FF 13 - Course material: Trusts and Estates; Western New England College, 1986-1987

FF 14 - Course material: Property; Western New England College, 1986-1987

FF 15 - Course material: Estate Administration; Western New England College, 1987

FF 16 - Course material: Property; Western New England College, 1983-1985

FF 17 - Course material: Trusts and Estates; University of Puget Sound, 1983-1985

FF 18 - Course material: Trusts and Estates; University of Puget Sound, 1983-1985

FF 19 - Rachel M. Jennings master thesis (Fratcher on thesis committee), 1991

Item 1 - The Law of Trusts (Scott on Trusts on spine - See note concerning original author, Professor Austin W. Scott, in 1986 supplement), supplements by Fratcher; Little, Brown and Company; supplement 1986

Item 2 - The Law of Trusts, supplements by Fratcher; Little, Brown and Company; supplement 1987

Item 3 - The Law of Trusts, supplements by Fratcher; Little, Brown and Company; supplement 1988

Item 4 - The Law of Trusts, supplements by Fratcher; Little, Brown and Company; supplement 1989

Box 19

Item 1 - The Law of Trusts/ Scott on Trusts, supplement by Fratcher, 1990

Item 2 - Probate Can Be Quick and Cheap, Fratcher, Pageant Press, 1968

Item 3 - The Law Barn, Fratcher, second edition, 1988

Item 4 - International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law; Property and Trust, "Chapter 11 - Trust," Fratcher, J.C.B. Mohr, 1973

FF 1 - Missouri Law Review, "Independence of the Judiciary Under the Constitution of 1787," Fratcher, 1988

FF 2 - "Legal Terms Women Should Know," Fratcher (prepared for University Dames), mimeograph, 2 pages; 1959

FF 3 - "A Half Century of Trust Law," Fratcher (mimeograph, 18 pages, originally published in Trusts and Estates Magazine, 03/1954), 1954

FF 4 - "Examining the Mystery Behind...Provisions of Section 7 of Uniform Trustees Powers Act...," Peter T. Wendel (Fratcher read draft and made suggestions), 1990

FF 5 - Bibliographies, Fratcher writings, ca. 1957-1980 [see also: Box 22, Biographical data]

FF 6 - "Class Gifts to 'Heirs,' 'Issue,' and Like Groups," by Fratcher for Symposium on Uniform Probate Code sponsored by Albany Law Review, 1991-1992

FF 7 - Introduction to the Law of the United States (Fratcher chapter), 1990-1991

FF 8- Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, Austin W. Scott correspondence, 1980

FF 9 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, Little, Brown, and Company correspondence (contracts, draft correction, reviews, other work by Fratcher for company), 1979-1988

FF 10 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, Little, Brown, and Company correspondence (contracts, draft correction, reviews, other work by Fratcher for company), 1979-1988

FF 11 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, Little, Brown, and Company correspondence (contracts, draft correction, reviews, other work by Fratcher for company), 1979-1988

FF 12 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, Correspondence with third parties, 1981-1988

FF 13 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, fourth edition volume 3 (manuscript, proof sheets), 1987

FF 14 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, fourth edition volume 3 and 3A (manuscript, proof sheets), 1987

FF 15 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, fourth edition volume 3 and 3A (manuscript, proof sheets), 1987

FF 16 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, fourth edition volume 3A (manuscript, proof sheets), 1987

FF 17 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, fourth edition volume 3A (manuscript, proof sheets), 1987

FF 18 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, supplement, 1988

FF 19 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, supplement, 1989

FF 20 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, supplement, 1990

FF 21 - Scott on Trusts/The Law of Trusts, supplement, 1992

FF 22 - Laws of Future Interests, Pocket Parts, Fratcher, 1982-1991

FF 23 - Laws of Future Interests, Pocket Parts, Fratcher, 1982-1991

FF 24 - "Prolegomena to Anglo-American Legal History: Thirteen Lectures on the Legal Systems...," Fratcher, typed manuscript, 131 pages, 1983

FF 25 - The Luncheon Guest (also includes manuscript published under pseudonym, Franklin F. Thomas), 1979

FF 26 - "Property Bound," Fratcher (possibly second copy of manuscript), n.d.

Box 20

FF 1 - Courses Taught - University of Missouri-Columbia, Honors College, "Culture of the High Middle Ages, 1050-1350," 1987-1991

FF 2 - Courses Taught - University of Missouri-Columbia, Legal History, "Materials for the Course in Legal History Taught by Professor Willliam F. Fratcher" (mimeographed, 378 pages with handwritten notes and revisions, lecture notes), 1990

FF 3 - Courses Taught - University of Missouri-Columbia, 389L Legal History, handouts and assignments, 1986-1988

FF 4 - Courses Taught - University of Missouri-Columbia, 389L Legal History, "Readings in Legal History," William W. Blume (mimeographed, 203 pages, additions, correspondence), 1960

FF 5 - Courses Taught - University of Missouri-Columbia, 389L Legal History, miscellaneous correspondence, etc. (notes, student paper, quotations, correspondence regarding setting up course, etc.), 1962-1976

FF 6 - Courses Taught - University of Missouri-Columbia, 389L Legal History, examinations, 1972-1991

FF 7 - Courses Taught - University of Missouri-Columbia, 389L Legal History, examinations, 1972-1991

FF 8 - Courses Taught - Western New England College, Property, 1985-1987

Item 1 - Courses Taught - Albany Law School, University Probate Code (VHS tape, 114 minutes),1992

FF 9 - Courses Taught - University of Puget Sound, English Legal History, Property, Trusts and Estates, Trust and Estate Administration, 1983-1985

FF 10 - Courses Taught - University of Puget Sound, English Legal History, Property, Trusts and Estates, Trust and Estate Administration, 1983-1985

FF 11 - Courses Taught - University of Puget Sound, English Legal History, Property, Trusts and Estates, Trust and Estate Administration, 1983-1985

FF 12 - Courses Taught - New York University School of Law, special seminar in the Anglo-American Law of Property, 1954-1955

FF 13 - Courses Taught - New York University School of Law, Model Probate Code, 1963

FF 14 - Courses Taught - New York University School of Law, Summer Workshop in Trust Law, 1965

FF 15 - Correspondence - University of London (research, honorary member Faculty of Laws, King's College; announcements of public lectures given), 1963-1964

FF 16 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1933-1951

FF 17 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1952-1954

FF 18 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1955-1956

FF 19 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1957-1958

FF 20 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1959-1961

FF 21 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1962-1963

FF 22 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1964-1965

FF 23 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1966

Box 21

FF 1 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1967-1968

FF 2 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1969-1970

FF 3 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1971-1972

FF 4 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1973

FF 5 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1974-1975

FF 6 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1976-1977

FF 7 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1978-1979

FF 8 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1980-1981

FF 9 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1982

FF 10 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1983

FF 11 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1984

FF 12 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1985

FF 13 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1986

FF 14 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1987

FF 15 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1988

FF 16 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1989

FF 17 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1990

FF 18 - Correspondence - Chronological, 1991-1992

FF 19 - Fratcher's education (application for Rhodes Scholarship, transcripts of grades, courses, handwritten correspondence, etc.; typed The Government of Geneva Under John Calvin), 1933-1949

FF 20 - Fratcher's enrollment, State Bar, 1957-1958

FF 21 - News releases and clippings, 1950-1987

FF 22 - News releases and clippings, 1950-1985

FF 23 - News releases and clippings, 1950-1985

Box 22

FF 1 - Fratcher biographical data (faculty activity/annual reports; bibliography of publications; resume and resume updates; service to university; special projects and research), 1947-1991

FF 2 - Fratcher biographical data (faculty activity/ annual reports; bibliography of publications; resume and resume updates; service to university; special projects and research), 1947-1991

FF 3 - Biographical directories (correspondence and proofs of Fratcher's entries in such directories as: Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in America, Contemporary Authors, Who's Who in American Law, Men of Achievement, etc.), 1949-1992

FF 4 - Photographs (includes prints of Fratcher in military uniform, graduating classes and faculty at University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, other individuals/officers of Judge Advocate General's Office), ca. 1884-1982

FF 5 - American Law Institute (Fratcher's work as Adviser for Restatement of the Law Third, Trusts - Prudent Investor Rule), 1984-1991

FF 6 - Supreme Court of Missouri Historical Society, 1984-1991

FF 7 - Missouri Bar Probate and Trusts Committee/Subcommittee for Revision of Missouri Trust Law (typed manuscript, 92 pages, reported by Fratcher), 1982

FF 8 - Retirement congratulations, 1983

FF 9 - Awards, certificates, and honors (fraternity memberships, bar association memberships, various society and association memberships, certificates of appreciation or recognition, R.B. Price Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law, copy of Congressional Record page in "In Memory of William F. Fratcher," etc. [See also - Oversize and folders on military service]), ca. 1934-1992

FF 10 - National College of Probate Judges Treat Award for Excellence (award not given - Fratcher died 06/24/1992), 1992

FF 11 - Correspondence - Military Service, ROTC and Cavalry Service (includes duty at Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp Huron-Hayes, Clinton, Michigan), 1929-1941

FF 12 - Correspondence - Military Service, Judge Advocate General's Department Application for Appointment (Fratcher's application and related correspondence; [Reserve officer 1933-1943, active duty from 04/1941]}, 1941-1943

FF 13 - Military Service - Judge Advocate General's Department, 1941-1945

FF 14 - Correspondence - Military Service, Chief War Crimes Branch (includes description of duties and activities; reports of conferences; transcripts, procedures, allegations, various cases; commendations and promotion; drafts of laws and opinions by Fratcher; etc.), 07/1945-05/1946

FF 15 - Correspondence - Military Service, Staff Judge Advocate/Assistant Staff Judge Advocate (includes charges, papers relating to various cases, correspondence regarding Fratcher's duties, commendations, orders, etc.), 06/1946-07/1947

FF 16 - Correspondence - Military Service, Reserve/Retired (includes periods of active duty), 1947-1972

FF 17 - Correspondence - Military Service, Medical Data Questionnaires, 1948-1961 [Restricted]

FF 18 - Correspondence - Military Service, Army Extension Courses (certificates of course completion, correspondence, etc.), 1933-1963

FF 19 - The Law Barn (handwritten manuscript and supporting material/notes), 1978

FF 20 - Consultation correspondence, 1987-1989

FF 21 - Letters of condolence (upon death of Fratcher), 1992

Box 23

FF 1 - Award certificates, 04/27/1983

FF 2 - Books collected by Fratcher, 1979-1980

FF 3 - Convocation, award, honor ceremony and dinner programs; certificates; invitations; memberships; 12/30/1929-05/18/1956

FF 4 - Convocation, award, honor ceremony and dinner programs; certificates; invitations; memberships; 11/25/1963-12/18/1982

FF 5 - Convocation, award, honor ceremony and dinner programs; certificates; invitations; memberships; 04/29/1983-04/19/1996

FF 6 - Farmers almanacs, 1751, 1767, 1773

FF 7 - Fratcher's instantaneous calculator documentation, 1912-1948

FF 8 - Insurance, retirement, and miscellaneous governmental documentation, 1941-1990

FF 9 - Investment documentation, 1944-1945 and 1960-1978

FF 10 - Law, military, and other professional correspondence, 05/10/1929-04/17/1996

FF 11 - Michigan Stamp and Coin Company, n.d.

FF 12 - Military related materials, 1943-1947

FF 13 - Newspaper clippings and photocopies of newspaper articles, 1933-1992

FF 14 - Personal letters by various authors to various recipients, stamps, miscellaneous notes, 1891-1992

FF 15 - Personal letters to and from William Frederick Fratcher (William Franklin Fratcher's grandfather), 07/02/1927-11/13/1947)

FF 16 - Personal letters to Vernon C. Fratcher (William Franklin Fratcher's father), 08/07/1939-09/08/1939 and 11/12/1941-12/09/1944

FF 17 - Personal letters to Vernon C. Fratcher (William Franklin Fratcher's father), 01/21/1945-12/31/1945

FF 18 - Personal letters to Vernon C. Fratcher (William Franklin Fratcher's father), 01/09/1946-11/25/1946

FF 19 - Personal letters to and from Vernon C. Fratcher (William Franklin Fratcher's father), 01/01/1947-12/07/1947, 1956, 1964

FF 20 - Personal letters of William Franklin Fratcher and Florene Briscoe Fratcher to each other, 03/19/1941-10/24/1978

FF 21 - Personal letter from Agnes Ann Fratcher to her parents, William and Florene Fratcher, 06/02/1971-06/28/1972

FF 22 - Personal notes, documents, cards, and poetry, 1913-1985

FF 23 - Photographs, 1930-1983

FF 24 - Law publications written by Fratcher, other essays, and bibliographies, 1945-1990

Box 24

FF 1 - Religious documentation, essays, correspondence, and notes, 1954-1982 and Directory for Public Worship publication, 1644

FF 2 - Various forms of tribute to Fratcher concerning his decease, 1992

FF 3 - Various publications (or photocopies of), essays, and outlines collected by Fratcher, 1847-1990

FF 4 - Resumes and other biographical documents, ca. 1946-1992

FF 5 - Wills and estate documentation (3 Fratcher generations), 1943-1972

FF 6 - Yearbooks: The Centralite, 1930 and The Sentinel, 1931

FF 7 - Copyrights, 1971-1988

OSB 1

Item 1 - Funeral home register and sympathy cards, 1992

Item 2 - Scrapbook/ photograph album, n.d.

Item 3 - Negatives, n.d.

Item 4 - Lawyer pocket diaries, 1939, 1954, 1962-1992

Item 5 - Proclamation from students, 07/01/1983

Item 6 - Diplomas, 10/02/1936-09/01/1951

FF 1 - Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol.VI.-No.305, 11/01/1862

FF 2 - Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol.VI.-No.310, 12/06/1862

FF 3 - Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol.VIII.-No.381, 04/16/1864

FF 4 - Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol.VIII.-No.397, 08/06/1864

FF 5 - Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol.IX-No.466, 12/02/1865

FF 6 - Daily Mail Continental Edition: The Newspaper for the Allied Troops, 05/08/1945

FF 7 - l'Aube: French newspaper, 05/08/1945

FF 8 - Le Figaro: French newspaper, 05/09/1945

FF 9 - The Stars and Stripes: Paris edition of the daily newspaper of United States Armed Forces, 05/09/1945

FF 10 - Allgemeine Zeitung: German newspaper, 08/29/1945

FF 11 - Neue Zeit: German newspaper, 08/29/1945

FF 12 - Tagliche Rundschau: German newspaper, 08/29/1945

FF 13 - News of Germany: Information Control Division - Office of Military Government Publication, 12/27/1945

FF 14 - Winternilswerk des Deutchen Volkes: German handbills, 1940-1941

FF 15 - Osterrich-Verboten: German newsletter, 06/1937

FF 16 - The Detroit News Special Report entitled A Time of Tragedy, 08/11/1967

OSF 1 - Awards, diplomas, certificates and honors (includes military appointments/promotions/honors, undergraduate, graduate and law degree diplomas, memberships in The Order of the Coif, certificates of admission to bar, resolutions in his honor, etc.), ca. 1933-1983

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