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Barbara J. Lodge Alexander collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.513

Content Description

The Barbara J. Lodge Alexander collection contains a scrapbook of the activities of the 1949-1950 Delta Phi Delta - Alpha Mu art honorary society. The scrapbook was most likely created by Barbara J. (Lodge) Rockwood Alexander and her first husband Louis Rockwood. The scrapbook contains photographs of events, newspaper clippings, and lists of members for 1948-1950. The photographs show silkscreening, gallery exhibits, the Artist's and Model's Ball, Art Department faculty and staff, the annual picnic and the Union gallery.

Other materials in the collection include a national chapter handbook for 1950, chapter updates for 1948-1950, newspaper clippings, a report of the 1950 national convention, and a 1951 program for the Artist's and Model's Ball


  • Creation: 1948-1951


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical / Historical

Barbara Jean Lodge from Wyandotte, Michigan attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1947-1951 majoring in fine arts. She and her future husband Louis Rockwood attended Michigan State together. Louis Rockwood, a professor of fine arts at the University of Cincinnati passed away and Barbara married James M. Alexander, Jr., professor of architecture also at the University of Cincinnati.


0.5 Cubic Feet

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Legal Status

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Barbara J. Lodge Alexander Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US