Metal Edge (800 862-2228) also sell archival CD storage boxes, but they
are larger, designed for 29 CDs in their jewel cases: 12 x 5.5 x 6".
On Tue, 9 May 2000 19:53:49 -0400 "Peter D. Verheyen"
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> Page 120 of the 1999 Gaylord Archival Catalog has a box in the size you're
> looking for. The part number is CDB554 (The archival prefix of YB- can be
> left off. Just tells them what catalog the order came from.) and the
> dimensions are 5 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 5." It's sized to fit both Jewel cases (12)
> or Tyvek envelopes (60). The material is Acid-free/lignin free/passes Photo
> Activity Test (PAT), pH 8.5, 60pt tan barrier board, with a 3% Calcium
> Carbonate buffer. Construction is metal edge with flip top. They also have
> a larger box on that same page with a removable lid (5 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 12")
> as well as stiff spacers.
> In their big catalog, they may also have some of chemically inert
> Note, the materials in all these will far outlast the expected lifetime of
> CD media.
> Hope this helps. If you'd like a more exact/specific size they can custom
> make them for you. The greater the quantity the cheaper, so consider buying
> as a group.
> No, I don't work there anymore, but they make great product. If you want
> more information, contact my successor as Archival Product Manager, David
> Needham, at [log in to unmask]
> At 06:21 PM 5/9/2000 -0400, you wrote:
> >This question falls outside of the scope of this listserv, but
> >probably is a practical issue we all face. I have been searching far
> >and wide for archival storage boxes for CD's. We generate large
> >amounts of CDR's that are placed in Tyvek envelopes, but next we want
> >to store them in 5" x 5" archival boxes. I have not had any luck in
> >locating boxes of the right dimensions through library suppliers,
> >office stores or via the web. Hence I thought that subscribers to
> >this listserv might have encountered and solved similar problems.
> >Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
> >Thank you,
> >Trond Peersen
> >University of Kentucky
> Peter D. Verheyen
> Special Collections Preservation & Access Librarian / Conservator
> Syracuse University Library
> Syracuse, NY 13244
> (315) 443-9937
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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