Katie Nash presents at national conference

Katie Nash

Katie Nash, archivist and Special Collections librarian, presented Aug. 9 at the Society of American Archivists’ annual conference in San Diego.

Nash participated in a lightening round session titled “Beyond Borders of Belief: Spirituality and the Archival Enterprise.” Nash’s presentation, “Tug of War: University Archives vs. Church Archives,” included discussion on the many challenges and opportunities she is faced with when managing both the university archives and church archives, as well as making both collections available. 

Other presenters included the archivist for the National Museum of the American Indian, the archivist for the Mennonite Church USA, the archivist for the Grateful Dead Archive at UC-Santa Cruz, and many others.

Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists is North America’s oldest and largest national archival professional association. SAA’s mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 5,500 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.