Spring Sound Archivist is here!

The Spring Sound Archivist arrives with new articles on Professionalization, Puritanism, and Privilege. How do we, as Archivists, want our profession to develop and to be recognized? How do we interpret and present the materials in our collections to reveal both prominent and nuanced patterns of our cultural past, and inspire a more inclusive future? Read on! Sound Archivist, Spring 2016

Our new Google Group

The Seattle Area Archivists has created a Google Group to communicate with our members, because Google no longer permits sending mass emails to our membership. If you are an active 2016 SeaAA member and would like to join the group, please send an email to seattle.area.archivists@gmail.com. We’ll send an invitation to join. Please respond to the invitation within one week.

N.W. Kidney Centers seeks Archivist

The Northwest Kidney Centers is seeking a part-time Archivist. The Archivist will responsible for all aspects of Northwest Kidney Centers historical archives and dialysis museum.  For full details and application instructions, please click here.

Seattle Area Archivists will co-host SAA Appraisal of Electronic Records course in October

The Society of American Archivists will offer the Appraisal of Electronic Records course in Seattle on Friday, October 21st. This all-day course will be in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Area Archivists is happy to be co-hosting with SAA. SeaAA members who take the course will be eligible to receive a $25 rebate.

This course is part of SAA’s Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program, and offers continuing education credits upon completion.  For course information and registration links, please click here

We would like to see many people attend this local event!


WSJHS seeks a part-time Archivist

The Washington State Jewish Historical Society (WSJHS) is seeking a part-time Archivist. The Archivist will appraise, collect, arrange and describe archival materials that document the Jewish experience in Washington State.

For full details and application instructions, please see the PDF  WSJHS Archivist Announcement 2016a

Meet for Happy Hour on July 11th

Seattle Area Archivists go to Capitol Hill this month! Meet with your colleagues at Capitol Cider, 818 E. Pike St. at 6 PM on Monday, July 11th. We’ll be in the downstairs game room. Parking on Capitol Hill is extremely limited, as usual. Transit is a better option, as light rail, streetcar, and Metro bus routes 10, 11, 49, and others all stop close by.

Hope to see many of you there!