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Early Registration Open for the 2018 ACWR Triennial Conference

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ACWR is excited to announce that, for the first time in its history, it will offer a discounted “early-bird” registration rate through December 31, 2017, for both members and non-members for the upcoming 9th triennial conference, scheduled for September 13-15, 2018 at the Brown Hotel in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

The ACWR Board affirms the statement of LCWR:

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“The Leadership Conference of Women Religious condemns racism in all its harmful forms whether the violent acts of the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, and White Supremacist groups or the daily acts of hate and discrimination that diminish us all.

Claretian Archives Workshop Announcement

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Attached is an announcement provided by ACWR member Patricia Carroll for an upcoming Claretian Archives Workshop entitled Non-Print Materials in Religious Archives, scheduled for October 1-4, 2017 at the Carmelite Spiritual Center in Darien, Illinois.

Election Results

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The result of this year’s ACWR election is in. Elected to the position of ACWR Vice President / President–Elect is Emily Reed, Digital Records Archivist for Mercy Heritage Center, the archives of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, in Belmont, NC. Emily will be installed at our Board meeting this Fall.

Sharing

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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”

Updated Resource Page

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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?

Check us out on Facebook

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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/

New Webinar Link

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We have added a webinar link to our resource page.  ACWR resource page

Building Assessment Question

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Dear ACWR Members, Enclosed is a question from ACWR Member Jeanette Fettig, CSC, and an internship opportunity from ACWR Member Jennifer Gerth: The Sisters of the Holy Cross, Notre Dame, Indiana, are currently going through an extensive project on building assessment.  I  know many congregations can say, “Been there, done that.”  However, as we explore […]

Claretians Archives Workshop Request

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Hello All, I am considering registering for the Claretians Archives Workshop which is being offered July 24 – 29 this summer. It will be held in Leavenworth, Kansas. For schedule and information click here: https://archiveworkshops.wordpress.com/ I would prefer to avoid flying if possible. I can drive the ten hours from Grand Rapids, Michigan or even […]