National Archives Event

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

MOHAI Archives Tour

  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.

Become a 2016-2017 Student Leader with SAA-UW

    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

#ArchivesValentine 2017

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

ACA Certification Exam Information Session

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

Join Us Online or in Person for #ArchivesValentine Friday

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

Upcoming Historic Seattle Tours

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

SAA Continuing Education

Happy Monday all!  Just a quick post to let you know about upcoming continuing education opportunities through SAA in the Pacific Northwest area: Records Management for Archivists Willamette University, Salem OR Monday-Tuesday, March 23-24, 2015 This workshop provides an overview of records management principles and practices, and tools to use for establishing or continuing a … Continue reading SAA Continuing Education

February Events

Happy February all!  We've got two tours for you this month plus news on other events around town. Digging Deeper: Seattle Public Schools Archives Saturday, February 7, 10:30 am-12 pm 2445 3rd Ave S, Seattle WA Part of a continuing series to educate the public on primary source materials in the region, this segment will … Continue reading February Events