Archives and Special Collections Management

Students interested in history and/or cultural studies may find the archival field useful to their studies in research but also as a career. Preserving the past helps us learn about our struggles and achievements. Our past helps us understand our current


Diversity and Inclusion

The Society of American Archivists is committed to ensuring the diversity of its membership and leaders, the profession, and the archival record. SAA promotes the value and diversity of archives and archivists. We are the preeminent source of professional resources and the principal communication hub for American archivists. — SAA Mission Statement, Strategic Plan 2014-201

SAA Groups Engaged in Some Aspect(s) of Diversity/Inclusion:

SAA Group Actions and Initiatives

SAA Council Discussions and Actions

Accessibility Statement
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