Meetings

2020 Annual Conference: March 18-20, 2020 (Elon, NC)

Theme: Uncovering the Hidden Labor and Faces of the Archives

Open call for conference proposals (due by midnight on November 15, 2019)

The 2020 SNCA Annual Conference will  be held in conjunction with the North Carolina Community College Archives Association.

Preconference workshops: Wednesday March 18, 2020

Conference: Thursday March 19-Friday March 20, 2020

Location: Moseley Center, Elon University, Elon, NC


SNCA's annual conference, held each March, includes lectures, seminars, panel discussions, workshops, and facility tours which provide both beginner and veteran archivists the opportunity to increase their knowledge of archival trends, methods, and skills. Fees are moderate, and nonmembers are welcome to attend.

Past meetings have featured jointly-sponsored SAA workshops and SHRAB Bootcamp; nationally known speakers such as Dennis Miessner and David B. Gracy II; and joint meetings with the NCLA Round Table on Special Collections, the Southeastern Archives and Records Conference, the Federation of NC Historical Societies, and the NC Preservation Consortium.

Conference locations rotate between the western, central, and eastern part of the state.

Past Conferences:

    • Fall 1999: Sheraton Grande Hotel (New Bern, NC)
    • Fall 1996: East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
    • Spring 1996: North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
    • Fall 1995: South Carolina Museum (Columbia, SC)
    • Spring 1995: Episcopal Conference Center (Browns Summit, NC)
    • Fall 1994: Warren Wilson College (Swannanoa, NC)
    • Spring 1994: UNC-Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
    • Spring 1993: Tryon Palace (New Bern, NC)
    • Fall 1992: Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
    • Spring 1992: Tufts Archives (Pinehurst, NC)
    • Fall 1991: Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)
    • Spring 1991: East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
    • Fall 1990: Guilford College (Greensboro, NC)
    • Spring 1990: Main Library of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (Charlotte, NC)
    • Fall 1989: Duke University (Durham, NC)
    • Spring 1989: UNC Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
    • Fall 1988: Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (Winston-Salem, NC)
    • Spring 1988: UNC-Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
    • Fall 1987: UNC Asheville (Asheville, NC)
    • Spring 1987: UNC Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
    • Fall 1986: Blandwood (Greensboro, NC)
    • Spring 1986: Raleigh, NC
    • Fall 1985: Stagville Preservation Center (Durham, NC)
    • Spring 1985: Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
    • Fall 1984: Raleigh Women’s Club (Raleigh, NC)
  • Spring 1984: Chapel Hill, NC