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Spring 2018

  Picture of Hershey, PA

April 12–14, 2018
Hershey, PA

Hershey Lodge

Hershey Meeting Website



Meeting Scholarships
deadline March 2, 2018

Finding the Sweet Spot: Communities, Collaboration, and the Archives

Join your colleagues and friends at the Hershey Lodge in beautiful central Pennsylvania for MARAC’s spring conference! Come explore the challenges and opportunities in undertaking collaborative projects, the role of the archives in communities, public/private partnerships, working with non-professionals, crowdsourcing projects, and much more.

Please view the Conference Program for all meeting details. 

Participant Registration:
 Register online at Spring 2018 Meeting Registration. You may choose to pay online or request an invoice to pay later.  Or you may download a registration form to complete and mail in with payment.  For split payments for registration fees, please click here for additional instructions. The early registration discount ends March 15th.

Vendor or Sponsor Registration: 
Register online at  Spring 2018 Vendor and Sponsor Registration. You may choose to pay online or request an invoice to pay later. Or you may download a registration form to complete and mail in with payment.

Hotel Information:  Hershey LodgeDue to high demand, the MARAC block of rooms at the Hershey Lodge is fully booked.  Additional rooms at a MARAC group rate of $139 per night are available at The Fairfield Inn & Suites - Hershey Chocolate Ave, 651 West Areba Ave, Hershey, PA 17033.  The group reservation rate is valid until March 10, 2018.

You can book reservations by calling The Fairfield Inn & Suites directly at (717) 520-5240.  When calling, be sure to reference the MARAC Conference 2018 group block to receive the group rates. To reserve rooms online, please use the following link to receive the group rate: Fairfield Inn & Suites MARAC 2018

Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chairs: Pam Whitenack (Hershey Community Archives) pwhitenack@hersheyarchives.org and  Tara Wink (West Chester University) twink@wcupa.edu

Program Committee Co-Chairs
: Deirdre Joyce (Syracuse University) dfjoyce@syr.edu and Jessica Wagner Webster (Baruch College, City University of New York) Jessica.WagnerWebster@baruch.cuny.edu


Fall 2018

 Picture of Hotel Dupont from 1934

(Hotel Dupont, 1934 --- Courtesy of the Delaware Public Archives) 

October 11–13, 2018
Wilmington, DE

  Hotel DuPont
Room Rate:$169

Wilmington Meeting Website

Local Arrangements and Program Co-Chairs: Emily Cottle, CA (Vanguard) ; Sarah Denison, CA (Delaware Public Archives) ; Kate Fair (Vanguard) ; Maegan Peterman (Delaware Public Archives) (MARAC.Wilmington@gmail.com)