Conference sessions will explore the theme “Working Archives: A Labor of Love.” The Friday night reception will be held at the West Virginia University Library and West Virginia & Regional History Center in downtown Morgantown.

Please view the conference program for all meeting details.


We are pleased to host the Friday evening reception in the West Virginia University Downtown Campus Library and West Virginia & Regional History Center. Located central to the downtown campus on University Avenue, the Downtown Campus Library is a central hub and houses many special collections, including the Appalachian Collection, the Rare Book Collection, and the West Virginia & Regional History Center.

The West Virginia & Regional History Center is the foremost historical archives in West Virginia, preserving the finest gathering of archives and manuscripts pertaining to the history of West Virginia and the central Appalachian region in existence. The Center dates back to 1930 and has grown to hold collections related to all aspects of the state’s economic, cultural, political, and social history.

1549 University Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26506

Hospitality Suite

After the reception, join fellow meeting attendees for drinks and conversation at Mountain State Brewing Co. This is an informal gathering for making new connections or connecting with old friends. No need to RSVP. Attendees can place their orders at the bar (gratuity will be added to each bill) and meet in the high top section. Mountain State Brewing Co. is a 10 minute walk from the host hotel.

54 Clay St.
Morgantown, WV 26501

Walking directions via Google Maps.

Image credit: By Melissarogue [CC BY-SA 4.0 (, from Wikimedia Commons