n. (abbr. SRMA)SIR-muha regional organization supporting individuals and institutions in the archives field chiefly in the states of Colorado and Wyoming through advocacy, education, and networkingDaines 2010, 10Simultaneously, I approached the presidents of the Society of California Archivists, the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists, the Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists, and the Northwest Archivists, Inc. about supporting the journal, both financially and with manpower.Rettig 2012, 10In an attempt to overcome this exclusion, Colorado and Wyoming archival professionals were queried through the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists listserv about ditch company collections in their repositories.Rudolph 2017, 11In 1992, Wyoming archivists requested membership in the Society, prompting a name change to the “Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists” and a revision to membership policy as to include individuals and organizations throughout the Rocky Mountain region.Lintz 2020The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists (SRMA) began in 1979, when a group of Denver area archivists founded the Society of Colorado Archivists (SCA).SRMA 2021The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists (SRMA) is a non-profit member-oriented professional organization designed to support, promote and educate on issues related to the acquisition and preservation of the evolving historical record and promotion of access to records for present and future generations.
The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists (SRMA) was incorporated in 1979 as the Society of Colorado Archivists. In 1992, the name changed to reflect the inclusion of archivists from Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain region. SRMA organizes spring and fall meetings annually, supports occasional meetings with other western regional organizations, and publishes a quarterly newsletter, The Rocky Mountain Archivist. SRMA is an organizational sponsor of the open access Journal of Western Archives, which published its first volume in 2010.