Category Archives: Messages from SLA’s Chair

International Archives Day, 9 June 2017

Celebrate International Archives Day! June 9, a day of international celebration. Archives represent an unparalleled wealth. They are the documentary product of human activity and as such constitute irreplaceable testimonies of past events. They ensure the democratic functioning of societies, … Continue reading

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Special Literary & Artistic issue of ‘Comma’ in 2018

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I am delighted to inform SLA members that the editor of Comma magazine has confirmed that there will be a special literary archives issue of Comma, scheduled for the second half of 2018. Published by Liverpool University Press, Comma is … Continue reading

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SLA in Mexico City, November 2017

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It has been confirmed that SLA will be presenting a session on Caribbean literary archives as part of this year’s ICA Annual Conference, to be held in Mexico City, 27-29 November 2017. The long title of the session is this: … Continue reading

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SLA in 2017

This is an update to some earlier posts on future SLA activities. Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Portland, July 2017. SLA will not be represented at SAA. Several members have indicated that they would be uncomfortable travelling to the … Continue reading

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Meetings of SLA members in 2017

Probably the two best chances for SLA members to meet together next year will be at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists in Portland, Oregon in July, and at the ICA Annual Conference in Mexico City in … Continue reading

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SLA Projects 2016-2017

Project work is an important part of the activity of any Section of the International Council on Archives. Within ICA, these are difficult times for the funding of Sections, and a number of our projects may go ahead without receiving … Continue reading

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World-Wide Directory of Repositories holding Artistic & Literary Archives

SLA’s World-Wide Directory of Repositories holding Artistic & Literary Archives was revised, updated and expanded during the last three months of 2015, with the help of a small grant from ICA’s Programme Commission (PCOM). I would like now to invite … Continue reading

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