News & Events

    • 25 Oct 2023
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • The Association for Manitoba Archives invites you to attend a Zoom discussion about physical storage space. Do you have adequate space and storage conditions for your archival collections? If yes, please join us to share your successes. If you don't have enough space, please come and share your concerns and needs. Together we can discuss where folks are at and devise possible strategies and points of collaboration moving forward.  


      Everyone is welcome whether your Archives is a filing cabinet or state-of-the-art.  


      Date & Time: Wednesday, October 25th at 10:30 am to noon 

      Location: Zoom Link will be sent out to registered participants. 

      RSVP and send your survey response to Erin Acland at by Friday, October 20th 




      Please answer the following questions and submit to the email address above. Best guesses and ballpark figures are encouraged!  


      1.       What is the size of your physical/analog collection? (e.g., linear feet or meters, or other approximation) 

    • a.     Onsite storage:   

    b.     Off-site storage: [if you do not have off-site storage, enter “n/a”]  

    2.        How is storage paid for? E.g., specific budget.  

    3.        If your archive uses off-site storage, what company/organization stores your records? How much of your collection is stored off-site? 

    4.        If your archives only has on-site storage, briefly describe your storage conditions.  

    5.        Do you have specific storage concerns? E.g., located under water pipes, fluctuating temperatures, basement, pests, etc.  

    6.        Do you feel that you have adequate space for your current collection(s) and for the near future (say, 5 to 10 years)? Indicate on a scale of 1 to 10 your need for space, where 0 is dire and 10 is adequate space is, and will be, available.  

    7.        Do you have any storage successes you would like to share?  

    8.        Do you have adequate space for work project, such as processing or conservation? Do you have enough space for students or volunteers to work? 

    9.        Any additional comments for the discussion organizers? Anything you’d like to be covered at the meeting?  

Past events

09 Jun 2023 The Reconciliation Framework: Discussion Meeting
27 Apr 2023 Email Archiving at the University of British Columbia: What We’ve Learned
08 Feb 2023 Creating a meaningful land acknowledgment: with speaker: Allen Sutherland / Waabiskhi Mazinishin Mishtadim (White Spotted Horse)
06 Dec 2022 Archiving the Records of the MMIWG2S+ Inquiry
10 Nov 2022 AMA - Annual General Meeting 2022
19 May 2022 Intro to the MMIWG2S Report and Calls for Justice
20 Jan 2022 AMA Trivia Night
14 Oct 2021 2021 Manitoba Heritage Summit
20 Jan 2021 Beyond Indigenous Awareness
16 Oct 2020 Call for Applications - Citizen Member for the City of Winnipeg Records Committee
08 Oct 2020 AMA Annual General Meeting
01 Oct 2020 Manitoba Heritage Summit
13 Jul 2020 Consultation Session on the University of Manitoba's Archival Studies Program
15 Jan 2020 Manitoba Day Nominations
03 Oct 2019 Association for Manitoba Archives Annual General Meeting
21 Sep 2019 Introduction to Archives Workshop
20 Sep 2019 MAIN Training
14 Jun 2019 MAIN Training
29 May 2019 Manitoba Day Awards
15 May 2019 Unbreakable: The Spirit of the Strike
01 May 2019 The Power of the Archive
13 Apr 2019 Introduction to Archives Workshop
28 Mar 2019 A Public Conversation About the City of Winnipeg Archives
13 Mar 2019 TRC Calls to Action for Archives & NCTR Tour
07 Dec 2018 Christmas Gathering
11 Oct 2018 Annual General Meeting
30 May 2018 2018 Manitoba Day Awards
10 Nov 2017 An Introduction to Oral History
23 May 2017 Manitoba Day Awards
20 Oct 2016 AMA 2016 Annual General Meeting
14 Oct 2016 Emergency Preparedness Workshop
29 Feb 2016 Digitization Workshop
07 Oct 2015 LAC Wallot-Sylvestre Seminar featuring Robert Darnton
25 Sep 2015 AMA Meet and Greet
04 Aug 2015 International Indigenous Librarians Forum (IILF) 2015
29 Jul 2015 I-CHORA 7
13 Jul 2015 ICA-SUV 2015
11 Jun 2015 ACA Conference 2015
27 May 2015 Manitoba Day Awards
14 Apr 2015 "Archival Outreach & Collaboration: Sharing Stories of our Successes and Challenges” - An Evening of Conversation for Local Archivists
28 Feb 2015 Introduction to Archives
17 Feb 2015 What's new with AtoM?
13 Feb 2015 Pub Night for Archivists
03 Dec 2014 “Odd and Intimate Encounters: Archivists Share their Personal Stories about Collections, Donors, and the Archival Spaces”
27 Nov 2014 AMA Annual General Meeting
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