MARAC Supports New DC Archives

On behalf of the DC Caucus, the Steering Committee of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) submitted a letter to the DC Government Operations Committee to advocate for a new, state-of-the-art Archives; significantly more staff and upgraded facilities for the current Archives; and comprehensive records management for the DC Government.

MARAC joins in supporting the Bowser Administration’s commitment to a modern, state-of-the-art District Archives and to move the Archives to a new facility at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).  You may view the letter in its entirety at Letter to DC Government Operations Committee.pdf

 

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Steering Committee Statement on Hollins University Yearbooks

The Steering Committee of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference supports and affirms the recommendation of the Hollins University Working Group on Slavery and Its Contemporary Legacies and the Wyndham Robertson Library that Hollins should immediately restore full online access to their yearbook (The Spinster).

You can find the entirety of the Steering Committee’s statement in support of full access to the Hollins University yearbooks here:
MARAC Statement on Hollins Yearbooks