Archives and Historical Societies in the Greater Seattle Area
University of Washington Special Collections
Seattle Municipal Archives
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
King County Archives
Washington State Archives – Puget Sound Branch
National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) – Pacific Alaska Regional Archives
Washington State Historical Society
Washington State Jewish Historical Society
Tacoma Historical Society
Ballard Historical Society
Queen Anne Historical Society
Southwest Seattle Historical Society
Magnolia Historical Society
UW iSchool Student Groups
ALISS – Association of Library and Information Science students
Circulation – iSchool literary magazine
ASIS&T – Student chapter of the American Society for Information Science & Technology
iWorld – Student organization for international libraries and information issues
iYouth – Student organization for children’s, youth, and young adult library services
iArts – Student organization for art librarianship and those interested in the arts
SLA-UW – Student chapter of the Special Library Association
SALA – Student chapter of the American Library Association
Other Resources and Items of Interest
Documents that Changed the World – This podcast series by iSchool professor and MLIS program chair Joe Janes addresses significant historical documents and artifacts and their lasting impact on our world.
Archives Gig – Great source for archives jobs and sometimes internships.
That Elusive Archives Job – blog with lots of helpful advice on the archives job hunt.
SAA Listservs – we follow the Archives & Archivists and Student & New Archives Professionals (SNAP) lists. Some lists are completely open, others require only an SAA profile, others require SAA membership.