Spring 2018 Archives Service Learning Event

The Labor Archives of Washington (LAW) and Society of American Archivists - UW Student Chapter (SAA-UW) co-hosted an archives service and learning event on Friday, April 13 at the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Classroom. In addition to Labor Archivist Conor Casey and Assistant Labor Archivist Crystal Rodgers from LAW, 13 people attended the … Continue reading Spring 2018 Archives Service Learning Event

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Seattle Archivists Quarterly Meeting

Interested in archives, and live in the Seattle area? Join Seattle Area Archivists for their quarterly meeting to be held at the UW campus on March 14, from 3-5.  There will be a tour of the Media Arcade and Ethnomusiology Lab, with a happy hour to follow.  Please RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/StlKKkoMkusSoO582 SAA is looking into setting up mentorship speed dating, and … Continue reading Seattle Archivists Quarterly Meeting

Georgia O’Keefe Library & Archives

Liz Ehrnst, Archives and Digital Collections Librarian, was gracious enough to spend most of her morning talking with me about the Georgia O'Keefe Library and Archives in Santa Fe.   The Georgia O'Keefe Museum collections are extensive. The museum has enough work to fill three traveling shows (Brooklyn Museum, TATE, and the Heide Museum in Australia) plus their … Continue reading Georgia O’Keefe Library & Archives

Western History Center – Uncovering Issues in a Young Archive

Nestled in a corner of the Goodstein Foundation Library at Casper College in Casper lies a significant portion of Wyoming history.  As Wyoming’s most centrally located city, Casper is the second most populated municipality in the state.  Wyoming towns are few and far between, making Casper a hub of history and culture for much of … Continue reading Western History Center – Uncovering Issues in a Young Archive

Archive Visit! Institute for Pueblo Indian Studies Library & Archives

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center's  Institute for Pueblo Indian Studies Library & Archives is not a typical archive.  The Institute is owned and operated by the nineteen Pueblos of New Mexico, but it is not a repository for the Pueblos. Instead, the Institute manages holdings about general history related to the Pueblos.  Plus, they use these holdings … Continue reading Archive Visit! Institute for Pueblo Indian Studies Library & Archives