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Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Georgia Institute of Technology Chapter photographs

 Collection
Identifier: VAM006

  • Staff Only

Abstract

The Georgia Tech Sigma Xi Club was founded in 1946 and installed as a chapter of the national society of Sigma Xi in 1953. These photographs document club events during the early years of its existence at Georgia Tech.

Dates

  • 1947-1953

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one half-size document case)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

All copyright restrictions under the laws of the United States Copyright must be obeyed. All photographs in this collection are subject to approval before publication may be permitted. Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection contains black and white prints. All are in good condition.

Administrative History of Sigma Xi, Georgia Tech Chapter

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America, founded in 1886, is an organization dedicated to the encouragement of research in pure and applied sciences. The Sigma Xi Club was established at Georgia Tech on November 18, 1946 and the chapter was officially formed on June 8, 1953. Each year since 1947, the group has honored Georgia Tech facutly and students for their research at the annual Research Awards Banquet.

Arrangement

Photographs are arranged in chronological order.

Location note

29C2

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

Provenance

The Sigma Xi chapter at Georgia Tech donated these photographs in 1985 and 1986 (Accession #1985.0803 and 1986.0704). Paul Weber also donated photographs in 1986 (Accession #1986.0706).

Separated Material

The manuscript materials in this collection are processed as the Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Georgia Institute of Technology Chapter records (MS006).

General Physical Description note

(one half-size document case)

Processing Information

Valerie Ellis processed these photographs in 2006. Finding aid completed by Christine de Catanzaro in October 2007.
Title
Inventory of the Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Georgia Institute of Technology Chapter Photographs, 1947-1953
Subtitle
VAM006
Status
Completed
Author
Valerie Ellis, Christine de Catanzaro
Date
Copyright October 2007.
Description rules
finding aid updated using rlg best practice guidelines for encoded archival description.
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

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