Scope and Content Note
The Sigma Xi Records primarily document the actvities of the Sigma Xi Club at Oregon State College in the 1930s leading up to the designation of the club as chapter of the national Society of the Sigma Xi in 1937. The records include correspondence and clippings regarding the organization's activities and members as well as petitions to the national organization. The 1934 petition includes extensive documentation of the research program and activities at Oregon State College and biographical information, including lists of publications, for the chapter members.
The records also include reports of the Society of Sigma Xi Research Committee for 1963 and 1965, which outline the status of research program at Oregon State University, and an announcement of the 2001 Sigma Xi Winter Lecture.
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