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Sigma Xi Records
SCM0203  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0203
    Creator: Wing, Charles B.
    Title: Sigma Xi records
    Dates: 1888-1904
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Vernon Givan.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Cite As

    Sigma Xi Records (SCM0203). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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).

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Cornell University.
    Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society of North America.
    Wing, Charles B.