Welcome to MARAC

Jessica WebsterFounded in 1972, MARAC is a vibrant, volunteer-run organization welcoming archivists who live and work in the mid-Atlantic region, which includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

MARAC is focused on our members' needs and interests. We strive to provide MARAC members affordable archival education, encourage diversity and inclusion in the profession, foster collegiality among archivists, and support archival advocacy throughout the mid-Atlantic region. MARAC membership offers a wealth of benefits and service opportunities. To learn more, check out our Membership page or contact us. We look forward to working with you!

Jessica L. Webster
MARAC Chair, 2023-2024


The Spring 2024 (Vol. 53 No. 2) issue of Mid-Atlantic Archivist is now available! Take the stage with a dramatic anniversary, performing arts posters, and processing the records of a traveling theater company. Hear from Arline Custer award winner Aaron Purcell. Learn about the MARAC Mentoring Program and how to access rights-restricted digital collections at the Library of Congress.

Have an idea, concern, or proposal for MARAC?  Use this form to submit your comments to the Steering Committee. Submissions are discussed by Steering under New Business at the next scheduled committee meeting after the date of submission.

The membership form for membership year (July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024) is available online at Membership 2023-2024 or download a membership form to mail in. Membership dues are not pro-rated. Payments received in the 4th quarter (April 1 - June 30) will roll over to the next membership year. Visit MARAC Membership for more information on member benefits. Questions? Contact [email protected].

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