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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Sigma Xi:

An Inventory of Records, 1957-1998 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University
Title: Sigma Xi Records,
Dates: 1957-1996
Abstract: Records of the Sigma Xi Texas Tech chapter from 1957-1998 and undated.
Collection # U 238.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (3.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Originating on the Texas Tech campus on May 26, 1931, Sigma Xi officially joined the national chapter on April 22, 1960. Tech became the fifth organization to host a chapter in Texas. Sigma Xi is a graduate science research society. Sixty-one members were inducted at the 1960 initiation ceremony.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains the records of the Sigma Xi chapter at Texas Tech University, from it's inception through the present. Included are financial statements and receipts, correspondence, membership rosters, banquet invitations and planning files, abstracts of presentations at the annual conference, the biographical history of the Texas Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi, meeting agendas and rosters, nominations for memberships, and the Treasurer's receipts.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Technological College
Subjects
Texas Technological College. Sigma Xi Club
Texas Tech University. Sigma Xi Club

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Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Sigma Xi Records, 1957-1996

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sigma Xi Records, 1957-1998 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Accession number(s):
1999-0306-B

Gift, 1999

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, 2003

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Collection Inventory

 

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Addresses, undated
2 Account Information and Bank Statements, 1995-1997
3 Account Ledger, 1983-1993
4 Account Summaries, 1993
Activities and Correspondence
box folder
1 5 Activities and Correspondence, 1958-1977
6 Activities and Correspondence, 1962-1967
7 Activities and Correspondence, 1972-1979
8 Activities and Correspondence, 1981-1989
9 Activities and Correspondence, 1990
10 Activities and Correspondence, 1991
11 Activities and Correspondence, 1991
12 Activities and Correspondence, 1991-1994
13 Activities and Correspondence, 1991-1994
14 Activities and Correspondence, 1994-1995
15 Activities and Correspondence, 1995-1998
16 Activities and Correspondence, 1997-1998
17 Annual Meetings, 1961-1997
18 Annual Reports, 1987-1991
Balance Sheets
box folder
1 19 Balance Sheets, 1995-1996
20 Balance Sheets, 1997-1998
21 Balance Sheets, 1995-1996
Banquets
box folder
1 22 Banquet, 1981-1982
23 Banquet, 1987-1990
24 Banquet, 1991
25 Banquet Invitations, 1960-1997
Book of Abstracts
box folder
1 26 Book of Abstracts: 1st Annual Reseach and Creative Activities Day, 1993
27 Book of Abstracts: 2nd Annual Reseach and Creative Activities Day, 1994
box folder
2 1 Book of Abstracts: 4th Annual Student Research Day, 1992
2 By Laws, 1960-1970
3 Chapter Formation at Texas Tech, 1957-1960
4 Envelopes and Supplies, undated
5 Federal Credit Union Account, 1976-1977
6 Federal Credit Union Account, 1991-1994
7 Handbooks: Information Concerning Sigma Xi, 1968-1998
8 Historical Data on the Texas Tech Chapter, 1986
9 Information for the Exec. Committee of the Society of the Sigma Xi, 1957
10 Meeting Agendas and Minutes, 1966-1977
11 Meeting Agendas and Minutes, 1993-1994
12 Member Benefits undated
13 Membership Rosters 1964-1997
Mini-Conference on Scientific Research
box folder
2 14 Mini-Conference on Scientific Research, 1977-1980
15 Mini-Conference on Scientific Research, 1981-1984
16 Mini-Conference on Scientific Research, 1982
17 Mini-Conference on Scientific Research, undated
18 Mini-Conference on Scientific Research: Abstracts, 1982
19 Mini-Conference on Scientific Research: Speakers, 1982
20 National Meeting, 1986
Newsletters
box folder
2 21 Newsletter: Education Service Center, 1980
22 Newsletters: The Intercom, 1991-1997
23 Newsletters: Secretary's Newsletter, 1964-1972
24 Newsletters: Sigma Xi, 1974-1997
Nominations
box folder
3 2 Nominations and Grants Application Forms, 1990 and undated
box folder
2 25 Nominations for Membership Forms, 1995
box folder
3 1 Nominations for Membership Forms, 1996-1998
3 Petition to Establish Texas Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi, 1958
4 Preliminary Report: A New Agenda for Science, 1986
5 Proposal: Alternative Proposal for Use and Dev. of Native Rangeland, undated
6 Research and Creativity Day, and Visiting Professors, 1993-1994
7 Speech: The Way of the Future, 1968?
8 SRCAD Expenses, 1995
9 Symposium Handouts, 1991
10 Timesheets, 1969-1970
Treasurer's Receipts
box folder
3 11 Treasurer's Receipts, 1975-1979
12 Treasurer's Receipts, 1978-1980
13 Treasurer's Receipts, 1980-1993
14 Treasurer's Receipts, 1983-1984
15 Treasurer's Receipts, 1983-1993
16 Treasurer's Receipts, 1985-1990

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