It's that time of year! SAA-UW will be holding our first online informal chat with archivists in the field. We have two amazing archivists lined up to speak with you all and answer your questions about the profession, etc. The two volunteers are Ann Lally and Blynne Olivieri. Ann is the current UW Digital Collections Curator. … Continue reading Autumn Quarter Online Chat
Tuesday September 19th, meet new and current students, faculty, librarians & archivists. We will provide a round of happy apps! We'll meet in Red Square, and walk over at 5:10 to Mamma Melina, or we'll see you there starting at 5:30. We will walk people back to campus! Sponsored by UW student chapters of Special … Continue reading Happy Hour Meet & Greet
When: Saturday, April 15th from 1-4pm Where: UW Campus, Suzzallo Library, Special Collections Classroom (go through stairs off GMM desk, there will be signs!) Join Students and Librarians for a crowd-sourced event and help strengthen the UW Libraries Government Documents collection. Go solo or work in teams to speed-sort and cross-check Gold that we’ve found … Continue reading National Archives Event
Join us Friday, April 7th on a visit to the MOHAI archives! We'd love to carpool and are hoping to hang out afterwards. Please RSVP by Monday, April 3rd. You must be signed in to your UW account to RSVP.
NEW: Archives were started to secure government records and are now tools for community participation. Interested in enriching your time at UW with amazing history? Become a student leader! Polls are open until Feb 24. Interested in archives and special collections? Wondering how your MLIS fits with working in archives? If you're interested … Continue reading Become a 2016-2017 Student Leader with SAA-UW
It's that time of year for some love in the archives! A big thank you to NYPL Digital Collections and UW Decorated Papers Collection for letting us use images from their collections, and to the National Archives Blog for their puny suggestions! Please share these e-cards far and wide, and don't forget to tag #ArchivesValentine Join us in … Continue reading #ArchivesValentine 2017
After the iSchool Career Fair join us to drink, dream about the future, and take a much needed break!
This Wednesday, April 13, we're sponsoring an information session about the Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA) certification exam. Emily Dominick, technical services archivist at UW Special Collections and secretary of the ACA, will be giving a presentation at 12pm in the Special Collections classroom in Suzzallo Library. She will also be raffling off one free … Continue reading ACA Certification Exam Information Session
Show your love for archives with SAA-UW tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 12) in MGH commons 12-2pm and online all day-- and all weekend, if you feel like it! We have plenty of public domain images from the digital archives collections at UW and NYPL to get you started. There is also a folder for sharing finished valentines … Continue reading Join Us Online or in Person for #ArchivesValentine Friday
Historic Seattle has some really interesting tours coming up: Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive Tour on Saturday, February 6, 2016 Georgetown Steam Plant Tour on Saturday, March 26, 2016 Seattle Theater Group Historical Theaters Library on Saturday, April 9, 2016 Be sure to check their website for details and sign up for their newsletter to learn about other upcoming … Continue reading Upcoming Historic Seattle Tours