This collection contains letters, 1890-92, regarding meetings and election of members of the Cornell chapter and the founding
of a chapter at Wabash College; pamphlet, 1888, on the history of Sigma Xi; printed constitution, 1901 and undated; President's
Address to the Cornell Chapter, 1900 and 1903; and proceedings of the 5th, 6th, and 7th conventions, 1901-1904.
Charles B. Wing was Professor of Civil Engineering at Stanford University from 1892 to 1929. He received his engineer's degree
from Cornell University in 1886, taught there from 1886-1890, and was on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin before
coming to Stanford. Prof. Wing was one of the Cornell founders of the Sigma Xi Society (now known as Sigma Xi, The Scientific
Research Society of North America).