n. (abbr. ACWR)an organization that assists archivists in the management and preservation of the records of Catholic sisters and nuns in the United States and throughout the worldWalch et al. 2006, 344A*CENSUS respondents were asked to identify the two organizations that they considered to be their two “primary” affiliations. SAA and the Association of Moving Image Archivists topped the list, with the Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious, a cluster of regional associations, and the Council of State Archivists following them (Table 3.9.14).ACWR 2022Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) assists lay and religious archivists in the management, interpretation, and preservation of the historical record of Catholic sisters and nuns in the United States and worldwide.SAA 2022bThe Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) is a professional organization that offers an opportunity for its members to discuss and learn about current issues, problems and opportunities that will enhance their ability to be effective in their ministries. ACWR promotes networking and professionalism in archives and records management through an annual meeting at the Society of American Archivists meeting, a triennial conference and workshops, newsletters, and available mentoring.
The Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) began in 1990. The ACWR publishes a newsletter, ACWR News, and sponsors regular conferences.