The South Carolina Archival Association (SCAA) announces its 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, to be held on Friday, October 16, 2020, via Zoom, from 8:30am to 5:15pm EDT. The slate of sessions ranges from individual and group presentations to panel discussions and includes the annual business meeting.




This meeting features opening and closing keynotes by Dr. Tiffany Momon of the University of the South and Sarah Calise of Middle Tennessee State University, both archivists and activists whose work focuses on and is devoted to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the archival profession and in archival collections. Dr. Momon and Ms. Calise will be addressing those issues and strategies in their keynote presentations.




For the SCAA Executive Board statement on racism and recent events in America, adopted by the board on June 11, 2020, see the SCAA website at




The South Carolina Archival Association, founded in 1999, is a statewide association of individuals interested in the management of, preservation of, and access to South Carolina's historical records. SCAA membership is diverse, including those who work as archivists at historical societies, museums, colleges and universities, churches, state, county, and municipal governments, and other institutions, and ranging from volunteers to full-time professional manuscript curators and archivists.






There is no charge to attend the Annual Meeting but you do have to register. The registration form can be found at and on SCAA’s Events page at  




Also on the Events page is the Program for the Annual Meeting. The Program contains links to all of the Zoom sessions except for the Business Meeting. Links for the Business Meeting will be sent to SCAA members in a separate email along with a link to the officer reports for 2020.




We look forward to seeing you at the Meeting!




Jim Cross


President, SCAA