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CAA Listserv

You do not need to be a CAA member in order to subscribe to the list.

The listserv is called Chi-Area-Archivists. It is hosted by Northwestern University Archives, courtesy of the Northwestern University Library.

You are invited to subscribe to the list by sending the following email message to

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If you wish to post a message but do not want to subscribe to the listserv, or if you have any problems with your listserv subscription, send a message to the Listserv Manager,

To stop or change your email subscription, you will need to unsubscribe to the listserv from your old address.  To unsubscribe, you send the following message: “SIGNOFF CHI-AREA-ARCHIVISTS” to

If you are changing to a different email address, you will need to follow the subscription instructions above to resubscribe with the new address.

To search the listserv archives, go to and follow the instructions to set up a non-Northwestern password for the email address you used to subscribe to the CAA listserv. Confirm the new password, then log in on the main Northwestern Listserv page. Click on "Subscriber's Corner" at the top left and you'll see "CHI-AREA-ARCHIVISTS," where you can access the archives.

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