Welcome to MARAC

Organized in 1972, MARAC is a volunteer, regional consortium of archivists who live and work in the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, and in the District of Columbia.


MARAC Announcements

The Summer 2017 issue of the  Mid Atlantic Archivist (MAA Vol. 46 No. 3) is now available online!

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION AND RENEWAL FORMS for the 2017-2018 membership year (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018) are available.


CURRENT MEMBERS:  Click here to renew online or Click here to download and print the membership renewal form to submit through the mail.


NEW MEMBERS:  Please select the pertinent membership category below to register online.

Regular Member Application: $45.00
Student Member Application: $20.00
Retired Member Application: $20.00

or Click here to download and print the new membership application to submit through the mail.

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MARAC Statement on the Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Federal Budget


As guardians of all manner of historic documentation for the sake of future generations, the members of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) strongly oppose the proposed fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget from the 45th President of the United States of America. Any federal budget that eliminates support for the arts and humanities demonstrates that this country makes no commitment to those very elements that define the human experience and those institutions that preserve our national heritage. We are a better nation than what this budget represents.  


While scholars and artists will most feel the consequences of this proposed budget, it will also harm the archival profession for years to come. MARAC members are encouraged to contact their congressional representatives to urge opposition to any proposed budget that eliminates funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Please visit the following site to learn how to contact your House Representative: http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/


Please visit the following site to learn how to contact your Senators: https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/