Since 1982, the Chicago Area Archivists (CAA) has worked to provide opportunities for local archivists, historians, librarians and others in the Chicago metro area to meet together for discussion, social interaction, and education. Our membership include archivists, librarians, and records managers in academic, corporate, governmental, institutional, library, and museum settings.

Goals

  • to share information on issues of interest to the local archival community
  • to advocate preservation of and access to historically valuable resources related to the Chicago area
  • to keep members informed about archival programs and resources

Activities

We fulfill these goals through meetings, programs, tours of members’ repositories, twice-yearly parties, and other activities. Check out our recent or upcoming events or read the latest news about CAA members, local repositories, or Chicagoland archival resources.

Governance

CAA is led by a volunteer steering committee and three subcommittees.

Membership

CAA events and activities are funded through annual membership dues and occasional event fees. CAA membership dues are $15.00, renewable on January 1st every year. Most CAA events are open to members and non-members alike, but CAA members enjoy discounted event fees and login access to the Members portion of the CAA website, which includes the CAA members Directory. Join CAA today.



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Upcoming events

26 May 2016 2:00 PM (CDT) • University of Illinois-Chicago, Daley Library, Room 1-470 801 S Morgan St, Chicago
01 Jun 2016 1:30 PM (CDT) • Renée Crown Public Media Center, 5400 N St. Louis Ave., Chicago, IL
 

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