Diversity and Inclusion Recognition Award Winner-SAADA!

The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) works to create a more inclusive society by giving voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing stories that represent their unique and diverse experiences. The work of SAADA gives a voice and an archive to the South Asian community within DVAG region, but also across … More Diversity and Inclusion Recognition Award Winner-SAADA!

New resource: Archives for Black Lives in Philly statement

[Note from the DVAG PC: The post below was written by Rachel Appel on behalf of participants in the #ArchivesforBlackLives in Philadelphia group. A4BLiP is not affiliated with DVAG, although we do encourage our members to read their statement and consider the issues it raises. Sharing this statement is part of DVAG’s redoubled efforts towards … More New resource: Archives for Black Lives in Philly statement

Announcing: DVAG’s Guide to Creating and Evaluating Internships

The DVAG Planning Committee is proud to announce a new resource for both archivists and archives staff who create and manage internships and for students and new archives professionals who are working as interns. The Delaware Valley Archivists Group Guide to Internships This guide is composed of questions that anyone creating or managing an internship should … More Announcing: DVAG’s Guide to Creating and Evaluating Internships

2016’s SAA Travel Grant recipients

DVAG would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2016 SAA Annual Meeting Travel Grant: Rayna Andrews and Laurie Sather! Rayna Andrews is a Special Collections Assistant at University of Pennsylvania Special Collections in Philadelphia, PA. Laurie Sather is the Audiovisual Archivists at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, DE. After the conference (August 1-6), watch … More 2016’s SAA Travel Grant recipients

2015 Treasurer’s Report

Last year we hosted some great meetings, supported a Philly-area archivist attending the Society of American Archivists’ Annual Meeting in Cleveland, helped a local digital humanities group keep merrily rolling along, put on some great Archivists Being Awesome events, and supported the fabulous schedule of programming during Archives Month! Want to know how we paid … More 2015 Treasurer’s Report

The year ahead

[posted on behalf of the Vice-Chair and the Programming Committee] Greetings, DVAG members! It’s hard to believe, but 2016 is upon us and it’s already February.​ ​ Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring and that’s great news because it means another year of awesome DVAG and ABA programming will be here before we know … More The year ahead