Society of the Sigma Xi Papers, 1952-1992

Collection number: UA 8/2/5
Size: 1 boxes (0.33 cu.ft.)

About UNH's Chapter of the Sigma Xi

The Society of the Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 as an honors society for researchers in the scientific and engineering fields. The UNH Chapter was founded in ca. 1955 and was active until 1992 when it was closed due to lack of membership.

About the Sigma Xi Files:

This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, membership records, by-laws and constitutions, stationary, annual banquet programs, and several national level booklets.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder number], UNH Chapter of the Sigma Xi, 1952-1992, UA 8/2/5, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Transfered to the University Archives by Emily Poworoznek, ca. 2016

Separated Material

Nomination forms and most materials published by the Sigma Xi national organization were separated and discarded.

Collection Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological.

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1952-1992
Box 1, Folder 2Blank Sigma Xi stationary, undated
Box 1, Folder 3Constitution and By-Laws, 1958-1961
Box 1, Folder 4Sigma Xi minutes, 1961-1968
Box 1, Folder 5Sigma Xi minutes, 1952-1959
Box 1, Folder 6Active and Inactive Membership lists, 1987-1992
Box 1, Folder 7Annual Spring Banquet and Initiation, 1955-1992
Box 1, Folder 8National Sigma Xi Directories, 1990-1992
Box 1, Folder 9Booklets published by the national society


Letters & Postcards
Minutes & Reports
Newspapers & Publications