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Preservation Section

The Preservation Section of the Society of American Archivists promotes the preservation of archives and manuscript collections managed by collecting repositories, including government, academic and cultural heritage institutions, in the United States.  Our mission is to raise awareness of and disseminate information about the preservation of archival materials regardless of format. The Section offers access to its resources to the membership of the Preservation Section, the membership of the Society of American Archivists, and to anyone interested in preservation.

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Recent News & Announcements

Please see below for more information about the Preservation Section Vice Chair/Chair Elect Candidates Francis Harrell and Sybil Schaefer and Nominating Committee member Jill Sweetapple:
Information about the Preservation Section Business Meeting and other relevant sessions and meetings.
At the CoSA and SAA Joint Annual Meeting in New Orleans, the Preservation Section of SAA will be selling Grab 'n Go Disaster Bags *at the registration area* to benefit the National Disaster Recovery Fund for Archives.
Find out who will be running for Section leadership positions in 2013-2014. Voting will take place online via surveymonkey.
Pass it On: Preservation Week is April 21nd-27th. See the Preservation Week 2013 page for member activities and useful resources related to preservation.
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