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Bernard J. Apol Collection

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Bernard J. Apol Collection, 1907-1963 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Bernard J. Apol Collection, 1907-1963

ID: COLL/001

Primary Creator: Apol, Bernard J. (1922-2004)

Extent: 16.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Subjects: Michigan. Constitutional Convention, Michigan. Constitutional Convention (1961-1962), Michigan. Constitutional Convention - Photographs

Languages: English

Abstract

Executive Director of the Commission of Legislative Appointment for the State of Michigan; Clerk of the Michigan Constitutional Convention; and Director of Elections for the State of Michigan. The collection includes back-up documents; minutes; and records of the 1961-1962 Michigan Constitutional Convention.

Biographical Note

Bernard J. Apol was a graduate of Calvin College and went on to get his master’s degree in political science. He attended the River Terrace Christian Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan, and then later the Second Christian Reformed Church of Grand Haven, Michigan. He served as the director of elections for the State of Michigan from 1966 until 1981.

His parents were Emma and Johannes Apol. He was married twice, first to Crystal Holtrop (who died in 1974), and later to Arlene R. Vander Roest on 29 January 1977. He had two daughters, Ruth Ann Zoodsma (Randy), Jane Okma (Roy), and two sons, Joel and David.

Subject/Index Terms

Michigan. Constitutional Convention
Michigan. Constitutional Convention (1961-1962)
Michigan. Constitutional Convention - Photographs

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 8.15 cubic feet

Acquisition Source: Gift of B. Apol


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Committee Documents, 1961-1962],
[Series 2: Committee Proposals, 1961-1962],
[Series 3: Convention Journals, 1961-1962],
[Series 4: Delegate Proposals, 1961-1962],
[Series 5: News Service Reports, 1961-1962],
[Series 6: Photos, 1961-1962],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous, 1961-1962],
[All]

Series 1: Committee Documents --- 1961-1962
Box 1
Folder 1: Administration (A)
Folder 2: Administration (B)
Folder 3: Education
Folder 4: Emerging problems
Folder 5: Executive Branch
Folder 6: Finance and taxation
Folder 7: Judicial Branch
Box 2
Folder 1: Legislative Organization (A)
Folder 2: Legislative Organization (B)
Folder 3: Legislative Organization (C)
Folder 4: Legislative Organization (D)
Box 3
Folder 1: Legislative Organization (E)
Folder 2: Legislative Organization (F)
Folder 3: Legislative Organization (G)
Box 4
Folder 1: Legislative powers
Folder 2: Local government
Folder 3: Miscellaneous provisions and schedules
Folder 4: Preparatory (A)
Folder 5: Preparatory (B)
Box 5
Folder 1: Public Information (A)
Folder 2: Public Information (B)
Folder 3: Rules and Resolutions
Folder 4: Rights, Suffrage, Elections
Folder 5: Style and Drafting (A)
Folder 6: Style and Drafting (B)
Series 2: Committee Proposals --- 1961-1962
Box 6
Folder 1: Committee Proposals (A) 1 - 69
Folder 2: Committee Proposals (B) 70 - 129
Folder 3: Committee Proposals: Exclusion Reports
Folder 4: Committee Proposals: Second Reading
Folder 5: Committee Proposals: Status (A)
Folder 6: Committee Proposals: Status (B)
Series 3: Convention Journals --- 1961-1962
Box 7
Folder 1: #1 - 41
Folder 2: #42 - 70
Folder 3: #71 - 89
Folder 4: #90 - 116
Folder 5: #117 - 128
Folder 6: #129 - 136
Series 4: Delegate Proposals --- 1961-1962
Box 8
Folder 1: 1001 - 1120
Folder 2: 1121 - 1286
Folder 3: 1287 - 1399
Box 9
Folder 1: 1400 - 1551
Folder 2: 1552 - 1698
Folder 3: 1699 - 1830
Folder 4: Delegate Reports
Series 5: News Service Reports --- 1961-1962
Box 10
Folder 1: #2 - 30
Folder 2: #30 - 49
Folder 3: #50 - 99
Folder 4: #100 - 141
Series 6: Photos --- 1961-1962
Box 11
Folder 1: Committee on Legislative Organization
Folder 2: Convention Leaders
Folder 3: Convention Meeting Rooms
Folder 4: Electronic Vote Board
Folder 5: Great Seal of Michigan
Folder 6: Individual - Bernard J. Apol
Folder 7: Individual - Alvin Bently
Folder 8: Individual - D. Hale Brake
Folder 9: Individual - Fred Chase
Folder 10: Individual - William Cudlip
Folder 11: Individual - Robert Danhof
Folder 12: Individual - Walter De Vries
Folder 13: Individual - Tom Downs
Folder 14: Individual - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Folder 15: Individual - Claud Erickson
Folder 16: Individual - Arthur Elliot
Folder 17: Individual - John Hannah
Folder 18: Individual - T. Jefferson Hoxie
Folder 19: Individual - Edward Hutchinson
Folder 20: Individual - John B. Martin
Folder 21: Individual - Frank Millard
Folder 22: Individual - Stephen Nisbet
Folder 23: Individual - James K. Pollock
Folder 24: Individual - George Romney
Folder 25: Individual - Richard Van Dusen
Folder 26: Individual - Ink White
Folder 27: Individual - G. Mennen Williams
Series 7: Miscellaneous --- 1961-1962
Box 12
Folder 1: Post-Convention Commission
Folder 2: Primary Election --- 1961
Folder 3: Research (A)
Folder 4: Research (B)
Folder 5: State Archives
Box 13
Item 1: Michigan Statutes Annotated --- 1936
Item 2: A Comparative Analysis of the Michigan Constitution, volumes 1 --- 1961
Item 3: A Comparative Analysis of the Michigan Constitution, volumes 2 --- 1961
Box 14
Item 1: The Proposed Constitution: A Comparison with the Present Constitution --- 1962
Item 2: Financial Report of the State of Michigan, Part 1 --- 1961
Item 3: Michigan Constitutional Convention Studies --- 1961
Box 15
Item 1: Poles in Michigan, vol. 1 --- 1953
Item 2: Voluntary Statewide Coordination in Public Higher Education, by M.M. Chambers --- 1961
Item 3: Michigan Constitutional Convention Handbook --- 1961-1962
Item 4: Constitution of the State of Michigan --- 1962
Item 5: Report of the Committee on Submission and Address to the People Submitting the Proposed Revision of the Present Constitution of Michigan --- 1907
Item 6: The Constitutional Convention: A Manual on Its Planning, Organization and Operation --- 1961
Item 7: Convention Report: A Resume of Michigan's Proposed Constitution --- 1962
Item 8: What the Proposed New State Constitution Means to You --- 1962
Item 9: Taxation in Michigan: An Appraisal, Harvey E. Brazer --- 1961
Item 10: The Voter and the Michigan Constitution --- 1960
Item 11: Let's Look at Our Michigan, G. Mennen Williams --- 1953
Item 12: Twentieth Annual Report, Michigan Department of Revenue --- 1960-1961
Item 13: A Governor's Notes, G. Mennen Williams --- 1961
Item 14: Definitions of Unusual Terms Used in the Michigan Constitution
Item 15: A Digest of the Proposed Constitution
Item 16: Michigan State Bar Journal, Vol. 41, No. 8, March 1962
Item 17: Michigan Education Journal, Vol. 39, No. 15, March 1 --- 1962
Item 18: Michigan Challenge, June - Sept. 1961, June 1962
Item 19: The Meaning of American Constitutional Government, Alfred H. Kelly, Sept. 1961
Item 20: Citizens' Advisory Committee Report, The Judicial Department --- 1961
Item 21: Citizens' Advisory Committee Report, Education --- 1961
Item 22: Citizens' Advisory Committee Report, The Executive Department --- 1961
Item 23: Citizens' Advisory Committee Report, The Legislative Department --- 1961
Item 24: Citizens' Advisory Committee Report, Taxation and Finance --- 1961
Item 25: Citizens' Advisory Committee Report, Local Government --- 1961
Item 26: Michigan in Books, Vol. 4, No. 2 --- 1961
Item 27: A Primer on State Government Organization in Michigan --- 1960
Item 28: Con-Con Laws in Layman's Language --- 1961-1962
Item 29: What Everyone Should Know About the Constitution of the United States of America --- 1960
Item 30: Study Kit on Michigan Local Government --- 1958
Item 31: Nebraska's Unicameral Legislature --- 1961
Folder 1: Sample of Official Ballot, Official Car Sticker
Folder 2: Constitution Pamphlets
Folder 3: Car Plate, Name Tag, "Leo J. Snitgen"
Folder 4: Weekly Reader, Vol. 33, Issue 13A, December 1963
Box 16: Constitution of the State of Michigan, Certified Copy, January 4 --- 1963

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[Series 1: Committee Documents, 1961-1962],
[Series 2: Committee Proposals, 1961-1962],
[Series 3: Convention Journals, 1961-1962],
[Series 4: Delegate Proposals, 1961-1962],
[Series 5: News Service Reports, 1961-1962],
[Series 6: Photos, 1961-1962],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous, 1961-1962],
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