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AOAC International records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0477

Scope and Content

This collection (1891-2005) contains records of AOAC International, including annual meeting materials, artifacts, biographical information, correspondence files, committee records, photographs, proceedings, programs, and publications.



Annual meeting records include abstracts, announcements, programs, and audio recordings of speakers. A number of the annual meeting proceedings, along with many other AOAC International publications, can be found by searching the ISU Library catalog.



The collection also contains numerous committee files. The contents of most of these files include correspondence, membership information, meeting minutes, and reports. Some of the committees are joint committees with other societies, such as the Intersociety Relations Committee composed of members from AOAC, the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC), the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS). The collection contains correspondence with numerous national and international organizations such as the World Health Organization, the United Nations, and various governments on issues of food safety and pollution control.



AOAC International sponsors several awards, but its most prestigious award is the Harvey W. Wiley Award. Named after one of the founding members of the organization, the award was established in 1956 and bestowed annually to a scientist or group of scientists who have made an outstanding contribution to analytical method development in an area of interest to AOAC International. Biographical information and photographs related to some of the award winners are included in these files.



There are two appendices attached to the end of the finding aid. Appendix I is a list of acronyms used throughout the finding aid and their corresponding meaning. Appendix II is a list of manuals and materials published by AOAC that were removed from this collection and cataloged as part of the Special Collections book collection. Other publications of AOAC International can be found by searching the ISU Library catalog.

Dates

  • 1891-2005

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Extent

21.5 Linear Feet (9 records center cartons, 7 oversize boxes, and 1 map case folder)

Arrangement

The collection is organized into three series:

Series 1, General Records, 1891-2005 (chronological)

Series 2, Photographs, circa 1910-1984, undated (chronological)

Series 3, Artifacts, 1979-1994, undated (chronological)

Other AOAC International Publications

These can be found by searching the Library catalog. Call number QR65 .U63 1976. Bacteriological analytical manual for foods, 4th ed., 1976

Call number QR65 U63 1984. Bacteriological analytical manual of the Division of Microbiology, Center for food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 6th ed., 1984

Call number QR65 .U63 1978. Bacteriological analytical manual, 5th ed., 1978

Call number S587 As78o2. Changes in official methods of analysis: 4th supplement, 1988

Call number RS189 .B29. A chemist’s guide to regulatory drug analysis, 1974

Call number TX553 A3 F66x 1983. Food additives analytical manual, vol. 1, undated

Call number TX553 A3 F66x. Food additives analytical manual, vol. 1, Second printing, 1998

Call number TX553 A3 F66x 1987. Food additives analytical manual, vol. 2, 1987

Call number TP1 A8324 1982. Handbook for AOAC members: with style guide for Official methods and Journal papers, 5th ed., 1982

Call number TP1 A83x. Handbook of the AOAC, 1964

Call number TP1 A83x. Handbook of the AOAC, 2nd ed., 1966

Call number TP1 A83x. Handbook of the AOAC, 3rd ed., 1971

Call number TP1 A83x. Handbook of the AOAC, 4th ed., 1977

Call number TX518 W5 A88x 1973. Harvey Washington Wiley

Call number RS189 A78i 1972. Infrared and ultraviolet spectra of some compounds of pharmaceutical interest, rev. ed., 1972

Call number RS189 S26x 1964 pt. 1. Infrared spectra of some compounds of pharmaceutical interest, 1964

Call number RS189 S26x 1964 pt. 2. Infrared spectra of some compounds of pharmaceutical interest, Part II, 1966

Call number RS189 As78i. Infrared, ultraviolet, and visible absorption spectra of some USP and NF reference standards and their derivatives, 1962

Call number SB937 .P4 1985. Key for identification of mandibles of stored-food insects, 1985

Call number TX541 M28x 1984. Macroanalytical procedures manual

Call number SB951 .U54x. Manual of chemical methods for pesticides and devices, 4th update, 1987

Call number TP983 N4. A manual of cosmetic analysis, 1962

Call number SB931 .K967m. Micro-analytical entomology for food sanitation control, circa 1962

Call number QP632 M9 M94x 1978. Mycotoxins mass spectral data bank, 1978

Call number TX541 A87 1980. Mycotoxins methodology: from chapter 26 Natural poisons, Official methods analysis, thirteenth edition, 1980: revised to include Changes in methods, 1980

Call number RA1258 A87 1975. Natural poisons: chapter 26 from the Official methods of analysis of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, 1975

Call number TP983 .N4 1977. Newburger’s Manual of cosmetic analysis, 1977

Call number TX541 .N87 1979. Nutrient analysis symposium: proceedings presented at the 93rd annual meeting, Washington, DC, October 15-18, 1979, 1980

Call number QD51 .O67. Optimizing chemical laboratory performance through the application of quality assurance principles: proceedings of a symposium, 94th annual meeting, October 22-23, 1980, Washington, D.C., 1980

Call number TX571 P4 P458x 1983. Pesticide residue levels in foods in the United States from July 1, 1969 to June 30, 1976, 1983

Call number TX567 .U5 1981. Principles of food analysis for filth, decomposition, and foreign matter, 1981

Call number RS189 .B3. Principles of regulatory drug analysis, 1966

Call number RA1259 I57x, 1977. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Drug Residues in Animal Tissues: Washington, D.D., October 17-18, 1977, 1978

Call number QD51 G38 1984. Quality assurance principles for analytical laboratories, 1984

Call number S583.2 S26x 1984. Sampling and analysis of fertilizers: a Centennial Symposium, October 29 & 30, 1984, 98th Annual International Meeting, 1984

Call number QD75.4.S8 S73. Statistical manual of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, 1975

Call number QD75.4.S8 S73. Statistical manual of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, 1975 (fifth printing, 1987)

Call number QD75.4 S8 Y58x. Statistical techniques for collaborative tests, 1967

Call number QD75.4.S8 Y6x. Statistical techniques for collaborative tests, 1969

Call number QD8 A8 1972. Style manual of the AOAC, 1st ed., 1972

Call number QD8 .A8 1975. Style manual of the AOAC, 2nd ed., 1975

Call number QH545.P4 T47. Test protocols for environmental fate & movement of toxicants: proceedings of a symposium, 94th annual meeting, October 21, 22, 1980, Washington, DC, 1981

Call number TX535 .T7. Training manual for analytical entomology in the food industry, 1977

Call number QD75.4.S8 W47 1985. Use of statistics to develop and evaluate analytical methods, 1985

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Organization Abbreviations

Acronym AACC. American Association of Cereal Chemists

Acronym AMC. Analytical Methods Committee

Acronym AOAC. Association of Official Analytical Chemists (now officially named AOAC)

Acronym AOCS. American Oil Chemists’ Society

Acronym ASTM. American Society for Testing and Materials

Acronym IDF. International Dairy Federation

Acronym ISO. International Organization for Standardization

Acronym OIML. International Organization of Legal Metrology

Creator

Title
MS-0477. AOAC International records, 1891-2005
Date
January 11, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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