Upcoming MARAC Conferences


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Do you want to bring MARAC to your hometown or favorite city? Do you have an idea for a program session? Do you have any thoughts about what you would like to see or experience at an upcoming MARAC meeting?
Contact Mary Mannix at mkmannix@gmail.com.


Spring 2016

When: April 14-16, 2016
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Hotel: Omni William Penn Hotel
Room rate: $159

Image of downtown Pittsburgh

 (Photograph by Miriam Meislik)


Vendor Registration for Pittsburgh is now Open!

Click here to access the online vendor registration form.

Click here to view a pdf of the vendor registration form to print and mail.


Call for Graduate Student Posters: MARAC Spring 2016

A special session featuring graduate student posters is planned for Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference Spring 2016 meeting.  The meeting will be held in Pittsburgh, Pa from April 14-16, 2016.  Any student (or group of students) interested in participating is welcome to fill out the following proposal form.  Recent graduates (6 months or less at the time of the April 2016 meeting) may also participate.

In keeping with the conference theme, Archival Confluence: Connecting Theory and Practice, proposals that translate archival theory into practical solutions are encouraged, but posters on all parts of archives, archival work, and related topics will be considered.  Posters may describe course-based research or projects related to field placements or other work experience.

We will try to accommodate as many posters as possible, but space may be limited. The deadline for proposals is January 29, 2016Online Poster Proposal Form: http://bit.ly/marac_grad_posters .

Program Committee Co-ChairsEmily Cottle (Winthrop Group) emilyrcottle@gmail.com and Rachel Grove Rohrbaugh (Elizabethtown College) grover@etown.edu


Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chairs: David Grinnell (University of Pittsburgh) grinnell@pitt.edu and Molly Tighe  (Chatham University) mtighe1@chatham.edu

Fall 2016


 Image of Maryland state house.

 (Photo by Arian Ravanbakhsh)

November 3 - 5, 2016
Annapolis, MD

Westin Annapolis Hotel
Room Rate:$189


Call for Session Proposals: MARAC Fall 2016

The Program Committee for the Fall 2016 meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference is seeking session proposals. The deadline for proposals is December 4, 2015.  Read More...

Program Committee Co-Chairs: Susan McElrath (American University) mcelrath@american.edu and Amanda May (Naval History and Heritage Commandamandakossmay@gmail.com

Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chairs: Arian Ravanbakhsh (National Archives and Records Administration) adravan@gmail.com and Kristine Kaske-Martin kkaske@gmail.com

Spring 2017


 Image of Newark


April 20 - 22, 2017
Newark, NJ

Best Western Robert Treat Hotel
Room Rate:$125


Local Arrangements Committee Tri-Chairs: Don Cornelius (New Jersey State Archives) donald.cornelius@sos.nj.gov, Laura Poll (Trenton Free Public Library) laurampoll@gmail.com and Elizabeth Surles (Institute of Jazz Studies) elizabeth.surles@rutgers.edu

Program Committee Co-Chairs: Jennie Levine Knies (Penn State Wiles -Barre) jak6029@psu.edu and Dale Patterson (United Methodist Church Archives) dpatterson@gcah.org .