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Lambda Chi Alpha records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.2.21

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs, a scrapbook, a film and DVD copy of the Junior 500 pushcart race. The photographs are of the members of the fraternity and are mostly composites of head shots. There is also one photograph of a water carnival float. The scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings and memorabilia of events of the fraternity. The film contains footage of the 1968 Junior 500 pushcart race. It is in color but has no sound. Also included in the collection are a manual, membership directories, minutes, by-laws, a constitution, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1922-2005, 2010


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.

Historical Note

Lambda Chi Alpha was founded at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) as the Forensic Literary Society on October 19, 1907. On October 9, 1922, the national chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha accepted the Forensic Literary Society as the Gamma Omicron Zeta Chapter. In 1939, Lambda Chi Alpha merged with Theta Kappa Nu fraternity.


0.8 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University, except "The Paedagogus".

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Lambda Chi Alpha Records
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Roberts
September 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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