Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives (LACCHA) Section

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The Society of American Archivists (SAA)'s Latin American & Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives Section is a forum for anyone interested in the issues affecting Latin American and Caribbean Archives housed in United States archives and archives created by the Diaspora's communities from the Latin American and Caribbean region.

News & Announcements

Please join us on July 28th at 2:00PM EST for our joint annual meeting. Guest speaker: Dr. Pimphot Seelakate Department of Library Science, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand Dr. Seelakate graduated BA (Information Studies) programme with first class honour from Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University. She received both Master and Doctoral degrees in Archives and Records Management (International) from the Department of Information Studies, University College London in United Kingdom. Dr.Pimphot’s interests include standards for archives, archival legislation, records and archival professional development, and information and publishing history. She has been active involving in a number of academic and professional activities in local and international venues. This is a pre-recorded presentation. Because of time zone differences, audience members will be invited to email any questions to Dr Seelakate. Register at
Agenda for our joint section meeting with the International Archival Affairs Section at the 2020 Annual Meeting.
We are happy to announce the results of this year's LACCHA election!
Thank you to all of our candidates for standing in the 2020 Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives (LACCHA) Section election. Please review their candidate statements and cast your vote!
Hi LACCHAistas! It's time for elections! Please read the candidate bio sketch and statement for each individual who is nominated for LACCHA leadership positions.
Greetings LACCHAistas! For this year LACCHA has one open position for Junior co-chair, and, unfortunately, we only obtained one nomination for this vacancy. Please take sometime to read the candidate bio sketch and statement.
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