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Sigma Xi Records SCM0203
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  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection

  • Title: Sigma Xi records
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0203
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
    Date (inclusive): 1888-1904
    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.
    creator: Wing, Charles B.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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