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Frederick G. Alexander papers

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Identifier: UA-17.500

Content Description

The Frederick G. Alexander papers contain an album of family photographs from the Faculty Village with a few images of the Spartan Nursery school. Also included is U.S. AID MSU (Michigan State University) Seminar in Communication material and two photographs, the book "Coach's Illustrated Guide to Championship Wresting" by Lt. Frank S. Kapral. Kapral is an MSU alum and wrote a long inscription to Alexander in the book. The book also includes a letter giving the book which is dedicated to Biggie Munn. There is also a reminiscence about his life as a Christian Scientist. There are also a few photographs of Frederick and Bernice "B" Alexander.


  • 1949-1968, circa 1993, undated


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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

Frederick G. Alexander was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin and received his BA from Carroll College, and a MS and PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He was an assistant professor at North Central College and then came to Michigan State University (MSU) in 1949 as an instructor in the speech department. He became an assistant professor in 1956 and associate professor in 1959. From 1959 to 1967 he was the assistant director of the Evening College. Frederick Alexander was Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year in 1956. Alexander left MSU in 1968 and became a headmaster and then a faculty member at Ball State.


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Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

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Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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