District of Columbia Caucus

Welcome to the D.C. Caucus of MARAC! The Caucus currently has 165 members representing a wide variety of institutions: federal and local government research centers, colleges and universities, national headquarters of major non-profit organizations, and small, private libraries and archives. The Caucus offers periodic tours of member institutions and hosts a public Archives Fair annually during Archives Week.

Caucus Representative:

Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4615

TEL: 202/707-3336
andrew.cassidyamstutz@gmail.com


Regional Sites:

 


Upcoming Events:

 

NOTICE: OCTOBER 18TH ARCHIVES FAIR DATE CANCELLED - POSSIBLE RESCHEDULE  DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

Archives Fair 2013 

Location: McGowan Theater @ The National Archives 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Enter in the Special Events building entrance at 6th Street & Constitution Avenue.

Times: Morning Session -  9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Afternoon Session - 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Event Registration: specialevents@nara.gov

Interested in Exhibit Space? Contact ellen.mulligan@nara.gov.

Schedule:

9:30-9:45     Welcome & Agenda

9:45-10:00   Opening Remarks & Panelist Introductions by AOTUS David Ferriero

10:00-11:30 Panel Discussion: Crowdsourcing for Enhanced Access to Archival Materials with

--Trevor Owens, Library of Congress (Moderator)

--Mark Mollan, NARA (tentative)

--Helena Zinkham, LOC (tentative)

--Sarah Allen, Smithsonian Institution, Presidential Innovation Fellow

11:30-1:00: Lunch Break

1:00-1:30: Pop Up Archive

--Anne Wootton, Co-founder

--Bailey Smith, Co-founder

1:30-2:00: National Archival Authorities Cooperative (NAAC)

--John Martinez, NARA

--Jerry Simmons, NARA

2:00-2:30: Donations Database

--Dawn Sherman, NARA

--Meg Ryan, NARA