The Society of California Archivists, formed in 1971, is a professional association devoted to the support and development of individuals and institutions that collect, care for, and provide access to the documentary heritage of California and adjoining areas.


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SCA Summer Newsletter
See the newsletter web page for the Summer 2009 issue.

Demystifying and Adopting Web 2.0 Technologies in the Archives
Friday, June 19, 2009, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Lane Medical Library, Stanford School of Medicine.
Workshop details.

SCA Annual General Meeting
The 2009 AGM was held May 7-9 in Riverside. See the AGM web page next week to find presentation slides from the session speakers. All panelists and speakers, please email your slides and handouts.

Western Archives Institute 2009 in Berkeley
The 23rd annual Western Archives Institute will be held at U. C. Berkeley in Berkeley, California, June 14 - June 26, 2009. Registration is closed for the 2009 program, but see the WAI web page in the fall for 2010 information.

SCA Membership Roster Online
The membership roster is now online in PDF format and is available only to SCA members with the user name and password.

Web Committee
Last updated on June 2, 2009.

Web Designer: Alexander Hauschild

The Society's membership includes archivists, manuscript curators, records managers, conservators, historians, librarians, genealogists, museum curators, students, and volunteers. Members are affiliated with colleges and universities; federal, state and local government archives and records centers; historical societies; museums; libraries; corporations; educational, religious, and medical institutions; and private collections.

Membership Information
The benefits of membership in the Society of California Archivists include a membership roster, quarterly Newsletter, discounts on workshops and the annual general meetings, and reduced prices on Society publications, such as the Directory of Archival Repositories in California.

Membership Levels
Student/Retiree (include photocopy of student id)
Individual Sponsor
Half-year (January-June)

Institutional membership carries one vote; two people may attend any one event as members.
Membership Brochure and application in PDF.
For additional information please contact:

Gabriele Carey
SCA Membership Director
(714) 529-3953