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

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Georgia Institute of Technology Chapter photographs
Identification: VAM006
Date: 1947-1953
Size/Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (one half-size document case)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America. Georgia Institute of Technology Chapter.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
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.

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Scope and Content Note

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


Arrangement

Photographs are arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. History.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Societies, etc.
Photographs.
Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America.
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta--Societies, etc.
Van Leer, Blake R., (Blake Ragsdale), 1893-1956
Weber, Paul M., 1904-1983

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Georgia Institute of Technology Chapter Photographs (VAM006), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

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).

Processing Information

Valerie Ellis processed these photographs in 2006. Finding aid completed by Christine de Catanzaro in October 2007.

Revisions to Finding Aid

April 2010:
  • Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • Restrictions

    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.


    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).


    Other Finding Aids

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


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    11Sigma Xi Club Research Awards Banquet, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-001: On left: N. Sugarman, Navarre, Homer Weber, W.S. Taylor; On right: Bellinger, Lowance, J.W. Urasou, Howard Waldle, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-002: On left: N. Sugarman, Navarre, Homer Weber, W.S. Taylor; On right: Bellinger, Lowance, J.W. Urasou, Howard Waldle, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-003: On left: N. Sugarman, Navarre, Homer Weber, W.S. Taylor; On right: Bellinger, Lowance, J.W. Urasou, Howard Waldle, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-004: On left: N. Sugarman, Navarre, Homer Weber, W.S. Taylor; On right: Bellinger, Lowance, J.W. Urasou, Howard Waldle, June 10, 1947
     
    12Sigma Xi Club Research Awards Banquet, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-002: Group seated (left to right) J.L. Taylor, Paul Calaway, W.M. Spicer, Blake Van Leer, O.W. O'Brien, Phil Navmore, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-002-1: Group seated (left to right) J.L. Taylor, Paul Calaway, W.M. Spicer, Blake Van Leer, O.W. O'Brien, Phil Navmore, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-002-2: Group seated (left to right) J.L. Taylor, Paul Calaway, W.M. Spicer, Blake Van Leer, O.W. O'Brien, Phil Navmore, June 10, 1947
    VAM006-002-3: Group seated (left to right) J.L. Taylor, Paul Calaway, W.M. Spicer, Blake Van Leer, O.W. O'Brien, Phil Navmore, June 10, 1947
     
    13Dr. P.K. Calaway speaking at First Sigma Xi Club Awards Address, June 1947
    VAM006-003: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, Calway, and Spicer, June 1947
    VAM006-003-1: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, Calway, and Spicer, June 1947
    VAM006-003-2: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, Calway, and Spicer, June 1947
    VAM006-003-3: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, Calway, and Spicer, June 1947
     
    14First Sigma Xi Research Awards Address, J.L. Taylor Presiding, June 1947
    VAM006-004: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, J.L. Taylor, P.K. Calaway, and Spicer, June 1947
    VAM006-004-1: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, J.L. Taylor, P.K. Calaway, and Spicer, June 1947
    VAM006-004-2: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, J.L. Taylor, P.K. Calaway, and Spicer, June 1947
    VAM006-004-3: Left to right: W.T. Ziegler, L. Mitchell, Blake Van Leer, J.L. Taylor, P.K. Calaway, and Spicer, June 1947
     
    15Academic Procession Outside Architecture Auditorium, Sigma Xi Chapter Installation, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-005: Blake Van Leer, Stadler, Paul Weber, Ziegler, and unidentified men, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-005-1: Blake Van Leer, Stadler, Paul Weber, Ziegler, and unidentified men, June 8, 1953
     
    16Installation Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-006: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-007: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-008: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-008-1: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-009: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-010: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-011: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
     
    17Men Leaving Sigma Xi Chapter Installation Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-012: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-013: Ceremony, June 8, 1953
     
    18Sigma Xi Club Installation Luncheon, OPA Room, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-014: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-014-1: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-015: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-016: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-016-1: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-017: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-018: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-018-1: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-019: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
     
    19Sigma Xi Installation Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-020: Left to right: M.A Ferst, W.T Ziegler, and Ella Van Leer, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-020-1: Left to right: M.A Ferst, W.T Ziegler, and Ella Van Leer, June 8, 1953
     
    110Sigma Xi Awards Luncheon with Paul Weber Presiding, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-021: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-021-1: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-022: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-023: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-024: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-025: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-026: Luncheon, June 8, 1953
     
    111Sigma Xi Chapter Installation Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-027: Paul Weber and Ziegler, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-028: Ziegler Giving Research Prize Lecture, June 8, 1953
     
    112Various Speakers at Sigma Xi Chapter Installation Luncheon, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-029: Blake Van Leer speaking, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-029-1: Van Leer speaking, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-030: Van Leer speaking, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-031: Unidentified man speaking, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-032: Unidentified man speaking, June 8, 1953
    VAM006-033: Unidentified man speaking, June 8, 1953
     

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