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Every fall the Society of American Archivists University of Texas at Austin Student Chapter, hosts Archives Week. The Chapter schedules repository tours invites speakers come to discuss their work, and partners with other organizations to promote Archives in conjunction with American Archives Month.

Archives Week 2014
October 19-25
Sunday, October 19
Austin Archives Bazaar
Spider House Ballroom
2:00-6:00 pm

This free event features 22 Central Texas archives showing off their amazing collections and is open to the general public. Archival activities and live performances. at from 2-6 pm. This event features 22 Central Texas archives showing off their amazing collections and is open to the general public.

    Wednesday, October 22
    Lecture by Maria Esteva

    Data Management and Collections Group Research Associate/Data Archivist
    3:30-5:00 pm
    Texas Advanced Computing Center Visualization Lab

    "Archival Modeling: How computational and data driven workflows can be applied to traditional archival theory and practice"
    Limited seating, RSVP only -

    Thursday, October 23
    Dr. David B. Gracy II Lecture
    4:00-5:00 pm

    Jessen Auditorium. Homer Rainey Hall - 21st St and University Avenue

    "What You See Is Not What You Get: The History and Nature of Documentary Forgery"

    Friday, October 24
    Best of The Harry Ransom Center, Repository show & tell
    Harry Ransom Center
    Feldman Room, 2nd Floor

    RSVP only, members only -

    Friday, October 24
    Happy Hour
    Gabriel's Cafe, AT & T Center, 1900 University Avenue
    2:00-6:00 pm

    Students,faculty, staff, and alumni welcome!

    Past Archives Weeks:

    2013: Technology in the Archives
    Schedule of Events

    2012: History and Fashion
    Website | Photos | Flyers

    2011: Curiouser and Curiouser: Exploring the Wonder that Keeps Archives Weird

    2010: Archives-Are-Us!
    Poster | Daily Texan Article

    2008: Archives City Limits: A Celebration of Music Archives
    Website | Photos | Poster | Concert Poster | Wiki

    2007: Power, Privacy, and the Public Good: the Politics of Archives
    Website | Photos

    2006: Documenting Underrepresented Communities: Women and Gender in Archives
    Website | Flyer

    2005: Reel Preservation: Archives and the Preservation of Moving Images

    2004: Balancing Power: Secrecy and Government Records
    Website | Flyer

    2003: Who Controls the Past?: Archives and Political Legitimacy
    Website | Archives Clinic Flyer

    2002: Archives Under Attack
    Website | Flyer

    2001: Archives: They're Virtually Everywhere! (Archives and Technology)
    Website | Photos

    2000: Where in the World Are Archives?
    Website | Flyer