SAA/SeArch Co-hosted Workshop

We are happy to report that we have at last nailed down a date for the Society of American Archivists course “Teaching with Primary Sources” here in Seattle!

On Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm at the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence (Seattle Public Schools), SAA and SeArch will co-host the course “Teaching with Primary Sources: How to Design for Active Learning.” This course is part of SAA’s Foundational program and offers continuing education credits upon completion. For more information on the course, see the SAA website.

SeArch will have registration discount codes for members in good standing. Stay tuned for information on this, plus a scholarship opportunity!


Seattle Area Archivists Fall Open Meeting


We are pleased to announce our next quarterly open meeting at Living Computers: Museum + Labs on December 21 from 10 am to 12 pm. Our host is Amelia Roberts, Archivist at the Living Computer Museum.

After a brief SeArch business meeting, the Archives team will be talking about the organization and leading us on a behind the scenes tour.

We’ll have holiday treats and hot coffee for a warm December meeting!

Please RSVP by December 18th to


Northwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2018: Call for Proposals

The 2018 Northwest Archivists Conference Program Committee seeks proposals for sessions, workshops, and presentations for their upcoming conference at the Kah-Nee-Ta Resort at Warm Springs, Oregon on April 25-27, 2018. The 2018 theme is Stewarding Collections, Engaging Communities.

For more information, please view the full call for proposals on the NWA Website or visit the proposal submission form.

Individual presenters use the NWA collaboration spreadsheet to find co-presenters.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact NWA.

The submission deadline is Monday, January 15, 2018.


Archie Motley Scholarship

The Midwest Archives Conference is soliciting applications for the 2017 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the MAC membership and of the archival profession as a whole. Two $750 scholarships, accompanied by one-year memberships to MAC, will be awarded.