Membership

Over 200 Delaware Valley archivists and archives workers are already members of DVAG. Join us!

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Need an invoice for your billing department? Download a blank invoice PDF here. Please also fill out the Membership Form above to update your contact information.

Membership in the Delaware Valley Archivists Group is open to all individuals including regular and volunteer personnel of state and local historical societies; college and university archives and special collections; federal, state, and local archives and records centers; museums; libraries; business firms; educational, religious, and medical institutions; and other groups who collect, preserve, and make historical materials available for research use.

Annual dues to join or renew DVAG membership are only $12.00 per year or $30.00 for three years*. Membership entitles you to:

  • Attend quarterly DVAG meetings which in the past have included: panels of local experts on archival skills and competencies, group discussions on current “hot button” issues, repository tours, presentations about local initiatives, and more. List of recent meetings.
  • Automatic enrollment in the DVAG listserv where you can post and receive messages concerning: job openings, announcements of programs and activities of interest, invitations to workshops and conferences, news and discussions of interest to archivists. Take a tour of the DVAG Listserv
  • Free career coaching via the DVAG Resume and Practice Interview Bureau
  • The opportunity to contribute to the Arranger blog.
  • View the DVAG Membership Directory
  • Discounted rates to DVAG workshops and classes
  • The opportunity to network with a group of committed professionals.

Follow this link to complete the DVAG membership form and pay online via PayPal (or mail a check to DVAG, PO Box 17162, Philadelphia, PA 19105).

*Annual membership dues cover January 1 – December 31 of the year in which the payment is made (not 365 days from the time of payment). Members from the prior year are “in arrears” for the current year if their dues are not paid by March 15. The dues of new members joining DVAG after September 1 will carry forward to cover the following year