n. (abbr. NWA)a regional organization supporting individuals in archives and related fields and others who live primarily in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and WashingtonMcCrea, Nielsen, and Foster 2014, 351The Northwest Archivists, Inc. (NWA) is a regional association of professional archivists, users of archives, and others interested in the preservation and use of archival materials in the Pacific Northwest United States. NWA was established in the early 1970s and has about 200 members, primarily from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.NWA 2019Section 2. Any person interested in the preservation and use of archival materials who applies for membership and who pays the necessary dues shall become a member of Northwest Archivists, Incorporated.Freemont et al. 2021The Native American Collections Roundtable is a Northwest Archivists Interest Group which was formed in 2012 to provide a local forum in which archivists and cultural heritage bearers can collaborate, discuss, and disseminate information related to the caretaking and access of Native American archival collections in the Northwest.
The Northwest Archivists (NWA) was organized in the early 1970s.