Formed in 1992 by the merger of the Alberta Archives Council and the Alberta Society of Archivists, the Archives Society of Alberta (ASA) represents the province’s archival community and those interested in archives. Under its constitution, the objectives of the ASA are to:
- holding seminars and workshops on archival principles and practices
- distributing information relating to archival administration and practice.
To support these objectives, the ASA provides the following services:
The ASA receives funding from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation for its operating activities. The ASA has also received project funding from the Canadian Council of Archives , Canadian Heritage, and the Alberta Centennial Legacies Grant Program for its educational workshops, online databases and other special initiatives. For more information about the ASA’s online projects, click here.