Do you want to bring MARAC to your hometown or favorite city? Do you have an idea for a program session? Do you have any thoughts about what you would like to see or experience at an upcoming MARAC meeting?  Contact Mary Mannix at [email protected].

MARAC is committed to providing a harassment free environment for its members and others who participate in its conferences, events, and meetings. All attendees at MARAC Conferences are required to comply with our code of conduct.

Spring 2019

 Shay [Locomotive] No. 3, Lima Publicity Photo in Woods, W. Va.

(Shay [Locomotive] No. 3, Lima Publicity Photo in Woods, W. Va.; 
Courtesy of the West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries) 

April 11–13, 2019
Morgantown, WV

 Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place
Rooms start at $164

Conference Website

Rideshare and Roomshare




Conference program and participant registration information will be available in February 2019.

The conference hotel is the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place, located along the Monongahela River. MARAC has rooms for Wednesday, April 10th, through Saturday, April 13th. Room rate is $164-174. The last day to book at group rate is March 7, 2019. Reserve rooms by calling the hotel directly at 304-296-1700 or through this link. 

Vendor Registration:
Register online at Spring 2019 Vendor 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.

Sponsor or Advertiser Registration:  Register online at Spring 2019 Sponsor or Advertiser Registration.

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:  Lori Hostuttler (West Virginia University) [email protected], Danielle Emerling (West Virginia University) [email protected], and Jane LaBarbara (West Virginia University) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: Marie Elia (University at Buffalo) [email protected] and Liz Scott (East Stroudsburg University) [email protected]

Fall 2019


November 7–9, 2019
Cambridge, MD

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay
Rooms start at $189

The conference hotel is the beautiful Hyatt Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, located waterfront on the Choptank River.  Rooms are available from Wednesday, November 6, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019 for $189 per night.  Reservations can be made using this link until October 9, 2019.  After this date rooms are subject to availability by calling the hotel, 410-901-1234.

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Tara Wink (University of Maryland, Baltimore)  [email protected], Leslie M. Van Veen McRoberts (Salisbury University) [email protected], and Lindsey Loeper (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: John LeGloahec (National Archives) [email protected], and Julia Corrin (Carnegie Mellon University) [email protected]

Spring 2020


April 16-18, 2020
Harrisonburg, VA

Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center
Room Rate: $139 

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Kate Morris (James Madison University) [email protected] and Grace Barth (James Madison University) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Novara (Library of Congress) and Vincent Novara (University of Maryland) [email protected]

Fall 2020


Saratoga Springs, NY

Room Rate: TBA

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Brian Keough (University at Albany-SUNY) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: TBA