Welcome

ACWR a national organization of approximately 350 members, was born out of awareness that religious archives are unique. A separate organization was needed to address their issues. The first meeting, initiated by a small group of women religious, was held as a roundtable at the 1990 Conference of the Society of American Archivists.

ACWR is open to archivists of women’s religious congregations, historians of women’s history, and anyone supportive of its mission. An executive board sets policy for the organization and carries out its operations. ACWR depends on donations from individuals and congregations to cover expenses.

Latest Newsletter

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Fall Newsletter 2016 5.25 MB 49 downloads

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Donate

Members, we thank you for your generous support through the years. We have set up this link for those of you who would like to make a donation. Thank you!

News

Sharing

Members, The Archivists of Religious Collections Section of SAA have uploaded its latest newsletter. We are sharing the link to their newsletter. Click here Some of the items that might be of interest Nominations Open for Sister M. Claude Lane, O.P. Memorial Award Maryknoll Mission Archives takes part in "America's Mailing Industry" Read more →

Updated Resource Page

We’ve updated our Resource page and added a “Free Guides” section. Need suggestions on where to buy your supplies? Want to be more involved with other local archival organizations? Interested in taking some webinars on a specific topic? Want to purchase a book that will help you with your workflows? Read more →

Check us out on Facebook

The ACWR Facebook page has seen a lot of activity lately. Be sure to like and follow us on Facebook for archival content, news, and updates. https://www.facebook.com/acwrarchivists/ Read more →