Chicago Area Archivists

Number of Members: 
VanderCook College of Music
3140 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
United States
General Email: 
info [at] chicagoarchivists [dot] org
Associated Organization Contact(s)
  • Amber Dushman
    Steering Committee Chair (2015-2017)
    American Medical Association
    Senior Archivist
    United States
    Amber [dot] dushman [at] ama-assn [dot] org

Since 1982, the Chicago Area Archivists (CAA) has worked to provide opportunities for local archivists, historians, librarians and others in the Chicago metro area to meet together for discussion, social interaction, and education. Our membership include archivists, librarians, and records managers in academic, corporate, governmental, institutional, library, and museum settings.


  • to share information on issues of interest to the local archival community
  • to advocate preservation of and access to historically valuable resources related to the Chicago area
  • to keep members informed about archival programs and resources