CoSA - SAA Issue Statement on Proposed Closure of NATIONAL ARCHIVES Facility in SEATTLE
Jan 30, 2020
The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on January 30, 2020 to oppose the sale of the National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) building in Seattle, Washington. This sale would result in closure of the National Archives at Seattle and the Seattle Federal Records Center. CoSA and SAA join the Congressional delegations of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in opposing the closure of NARA’s Seattle location.
The Washington State Archives is tracking available information and news stories about this issue on its website.