Enter to Win! Archival Film Night

  Seattle-based film and media lovers have the chance to win TWO tickets to the 4th installment of Moving History - Sound & Color.  This is a selection of digitized media from many (and I mean, MANY) of the Seattle-area heritage organizations. Featured moving image material includes glimpses of rare feature films, historic Seattle, oral history … Continue reading Enter to Win! Archival Film Night


Autumn Quarter Online Chat

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

Happy Hour Meet & Greet

  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

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