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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 […]

Founding Members Honored at Archivist Conference

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The Archivists of Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) is commemorating the 25th anniversary of its founding this year. As part of this celebration, nine Sisters will be recognized as founding members at ACWR’s 2015 Triennial Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 29, 2015. The Sisters to be recognized include:  Emma Cecilia Busam, OSU; Anne Francis […]

In Good Faith Project Prepares Preservation Survey

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Chicago, IL, February 25, 2014 – Through funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and project partners the Catholic Library Association (CLA) and the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) are preparing a preservation survey for small theological and religious studies libraries, archives, and cultural institutions.