• Scholarships available!

    Don’t forget to submit your application for an SSA scholarship. Applications are due February 19 (or postmarked by February 15 if submitting by mail). Four scholarships are available to support the continuing education and professional development of our members….


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  • Call for Student Posters

    The Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists (CIMA) and the Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA) invite graduate and undergraduate students to submit an abstract for a poster presentation at the 2019 Joint Annual Meeting taking place in Tucson, Arizona, on…


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  • SSA Elections: Call for Nominations

    Meet other archivists, gain valuable experience, help the archival community prosper, and earn the admiration of your colleagues by serving the most dynamic organization of archivists in the U.S. The SSA Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for the following positions…


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  • Poor Pay in Archives: How Top Archives Directors and Our National Organizations Are Failing Us

    The top Archives directors are failing the profession.(1)


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  • Submit Your Session Proposals!

    Don’t forget! The deadline to submit session proposals for “Crossing Borders, Blazing Trails,” the joint SSA/CIMA Annual Meeting is fast approaching. The conference will be in Tucson, Arizona, May 15-18, 2019 at the Tucson Marriot University Park Hotel….


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  • A Statement Regarding Indigenous Peoples in Texas

    The Society of Southwest Archivists’ Diversity Committee acknowledges with respect the indigenous peoples of Texas, their history, and their influence on this area. A common tradition holds that the origin of the Spanish word for Texas, Tejas (from “taysha”),…


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  • SSA 2018 San Antonio Visitor Guide

    Welcome to San Antonio! We have created this visitor guide to help you find fun things to do and delicious food to eat while you are here, as well as to help you locate practical amenities.


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  • The SSA Website Redesign

    What’s new? The look and feel of the new site is based on the design elements of SSA logo and graphic design concept that was commissioned in 2009. The site is fully responsive. Pages will resize automatically to your…


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  • Don’t Forget to Vote!

    Voting is underway for the 2018 SSA Elections! Cast your votes for Vice President/President Elect, Secretary, Executive Board members, and for Nominating and Scholarship Committee representatives. We are using Election Buddy, an online election system, to tabulate…


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  • Don’t Forget to Vote!

    Voting is underway for the 2018 SSA Elections!   Cast your votes for Vice President/President Elect, Secretary, Executive Board members, and for Nominating and Scholarship Committee representatives.   We are using Election Buddy, an online election system, to tabulate votes. Please use the…


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