Archival History Section Meeting 2020 (Virtual)

The Archival History Section will hold its annual meeting during the ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2020 conference via Zoom on Wednesday, August 12 at 1:30-2:30 pm CT (beginning 2:30pm EST, 12:30 MT, 11:30 PT). Participation is free for anyone interested in the history of archives, whether you are registered for the Society of American Archivists' conference or not.... Continue Reading →

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Volunteers Needed: Crowdsourced Special Collections or University Archives Histories’ Web Review

This project will gather data about the current state of institutional web-available histories of Special Collections and University Archives. As a result of this data collection, the Archival History Section will be able to promote the writing of online archival histories of research and academic institutions, including archives and special collections in college and university... Continue Reading →

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Call for Website Reviewers

The editors of AHN are accepting short reviews of the following archival history webpages, devoted to the histories of special collection libraries and archives within colleges and universities. These following webpages have been identified as worthy of a review (approx. 250-500 words). If you are interested in critically reviewing one or more of these webpages... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Events

August 3-8, 2020 Archival History Section, Annual Meeting, Society of American Archivists Chicago, Illinois October 29 to 31, 2020 International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (ICHORA-9) University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. Call for papers EXTENDED to May 11, 2020.

EXTENDED CFP: 9th International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (iCHORA 9): due May 11, 2020

The program committee and organizers invite paper proposals to the 9th International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (ICHORA). ICHORA 9 will be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. from October 29 to 31, 2020. Submit paper proposals to ICHORA2020@umich.edu EXTENDED to May 11, 2020. For more information,... Continue Reading →

Archival History Article Award: submit by May 31

Have you read a recent article that advances the field of archival history? Please consider nominating the work for the Archival History Section's Archival History Article Award. Nominations should meet the criteria below: Purpose and Criteria for Selection: This prize encourages and rewards an article, book chapter, or other short piece of superior excellence in... Continue Reading →

Winner of 2019 Archival History Award: Wolfe and Stallybrass for “Material Culture of Record-Keeping”

At the August meeting of the Archival History Section (of the Society of American Archivists), the 2019 Archival History Award was given to Heather Wolfe and Peter Stallybrass for their jointly written article, “The Material Culture of Record-Keeping in Early Modern England.” Printed in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World, edited by Liesbeth... Continue Reading →

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