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Zinc Institute Archives

Identifier: SC MS 0066
The following material was received from the Zinc Institute in 1991. It includes minutes of meetings, budget material, membership lists, reports of Annual Meetings, runs of “The Journal”, the “Zinc Sheet” newsletter, many articles, reprints etc., but no correspondence.


  • 1918-1988


Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research.


8 Cubic feet (8 cartons)


This collection contains minutes of meetings, budget material, membership lists, reports of annual meetings, runs of “The Journal”, the “Zinc Sheet”, many articles, reprints. Most material falls into period 1960-1988 but includes a few items as early as 1918. The collection contains no personal or business correspondence.

Biographical / Historical

The Zinc Institute was founded in 1919, with offices in New York City. Its purpose was to support the zinc industry. Due to declining membership, staff was reduced in 1987 and the Institute is apparently now defunct.


The collection is arranged by format in 8 series (8 cartons): Carton 1: Official Business (in loose leaf binders) Carton 2: Annual Meetings (in loose leaf binders) Carton 3: Executive Committee and Board of Directors (in loose leaf binders) Carton 4: Meeting minutes, etc. (scrapbooks and loose leaf binders) Carton 5: Annual Reports (in folders, loose leaf binders, pamphlets) Carton 6: “Journal of Zinc Institute” and “Zinc” magazine Carton 7: Annual Reviews and Reports (pamphlets) Carton 8: Published materials

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Zinc Institute (1991)


Zinc Institute Archives
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2012-03-22: Finding aid information revised March 22, 2012- revised by Arielle Willett
  • 2017-02-14: Added to ArchivesSpace

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Lehigh University
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