n. (abbr. NEA)a regional organization supporting individuals and institutions in the archives field in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and VermontEvans, Harrison, and Thompson 1974, 508New England Archivists, Inc. (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut). Founded November 2, 1972, in Columbus, Ohio; bylaws adopted October 26, 1973; incorporated under Massachusetts law November 2, 1973; 120 members; meets once or twice a year; annual meeting in April; publishes newsletter . . .Quinn 1983, 434The New England Archivists number about 300 in the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.O’Toole 1987, 517As with cooperation among different kinds of repositories, the cooperation between archives and libraries starts with individuals, but organizations such as New England Archivists can help by increasing the possibility for formal contacts.NEA 2022Formed in 1973, New England Archivists (NEA) is a volunteer, regional organization comprised of archivists and record keepers who live or work in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and beyond.
New England Archivists (NEA) was incorporated in 1973, and membership is open to anyone regardless of location. NEA annually organizes a spring meeting and a fall meeting. NEA is a sponsor of the open access Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS), which published its first volume in 2014.