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Midwest Archives Call for Proposals

Posted on 7/19/2018
The Program Committee invites session proposals touching on the 2019 theme “Innovation, Transformation, Resurgence” from all areas of archival practice and research and from allied fields.

100 Years After the 19th Amendment: A New Exhibit Explores the Struggle to Win the Vote

Posted on 6/11/2018
In March 2019, we will open “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote,” a new exhibit in Washington, DC, that uses National Archives records to tell the story of women’s struggle for voting rights as a critical step toward equal citizenship. The

From the AOTUS: Bringing Indian Treaties to a Wider Audience

Posted on 4/18/2018
Since 2014, our neighbor on the National Mall, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), has displayed original treaties between the United States Government and American Indian Nations.

Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principals

Posted on 3/26/2018
The Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® (ARMA International’s “The Principles”) identify critical hallmarks of information governance and apply to all sizes of organizations, in many industries, and in private and public sectors.

MAC 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship Applications Solicited

Posted on 2/16/2018
MAC is soliciting applications for the 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students

Society of American Archivists 2018 Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award – Seeking Nominations!

Posted on 2/8/2018
Do you know a colleague who is in the early stages of an archives career and who exhibits great leadership skills? Please consider nominating her/him for the SAA Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award.

From the AOTUS: Veterans Services at NARA

Posted on 2/8/2018
We’ve often said that the core mission of NARA is to preserve and provide access to the federal government records in our control. And we do that—every day...

ACRL/ RBMS, SAA Release Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services

Posted on 1/29/2018
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) have developed a new standard, Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services in Archiv

2018 Western Archives Institute June 10-22, 2018

Posted on 1/26/2018
The 32nd annual Western Archives Institute (WAI) will be held at San Diego State University from June 10-22, 2018.

Society of American Archivists Brenda S. Banks Travel Award

Posted on 1/16/2018
Created in 2017, the award is named in honor of Brenda S. Banks, Fellow and Past President of SAA and co-founder of the Archivists and Archives of Color Section. The award is sponsored by SAA's Archivists and Archives of Color Section and funded thro

Society of American Archivists Donald Peterson Student Travel Award

Posted on 1/16/2018
The Donald Peterson Student Travel Award Subcommittee invites applications from archival science students and recent graduates of archival programs. The award subsidizes travel to the SAA Annual Meeting for students presenting research or actively p