Sigma Xi Records

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
November 2010
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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Records