Anyone may join! New England Archivists membership is open to individuals and institutions upon payment of annual dues. Payment received after September 1 is applied to the following year.

Membership Categories

  • Student: $15 (students must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at an institution of higher education)
  • Regular: $30
  • Institutional: $40

Join or Renew Your Membership

Online: (New!)

NEA is transitioning to a new online registration process and a new membership database. To access this new system, please click HERE. If you are renewing, please log in to the new system to review your profile and access the renewal information. Need a password for the new membership database? Contact the Web Coordinator.

By mail:

Membership Application PDF.
To join or renew by mail, please fill out and return the membership application with a check/money order made payable to New England Archivists.

Mail To :
c/o Kristine M. Sjostedt, MLS
Membership Secretary, New England Archivists
Office of Medical History and Archives
The Lamar Soutter Library
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655


Benefits for student and regular members:

  • Special membership rate at the twice-annual conferences, as well as workshops and other events.
  • A one-year subscription to the quarterly NEA Newsletter and any other free NEA publications
  • Entitled to membership rate on any paid publications
  • Access to online membership directory, connecting you to hundreds of archivists across the area.
  • May request subscription to the NEAdiscuss listserv
  • Entitled to vote in elections and at the annual meeting
  • May hold an elected or appointed position
  • May serve on committees
  • Eligible for the Hale Professional Development Award and other awards
  • Students are eligible to compete for the Student Writing Prize ($200)

Benefits for institutional members:

  • One employee may attend NEA-sponsored events (meetings, workshops) at the member rate
  • Receive one copy of NEA Newsletter and other free publications
  • Entitled to membership rate on any paid publications
  • May designate a "primary contact" for the institution who is eligible to vote in elections and annual meetings, hold an elected or appointed position, and serve on committees. Primary contact may request subscription to NEAdiscuss listserv, and may access the online membership directory.