What's New

  • The SMA research room is now open by appointment only with limited capacity. Please email archives@seattle.gov for assistance or to schedule an appointment.
  • Steps toward City recognition of domestic partnerships and same-sex marriages are highlighted in both a new online exhibit and new Seattle Voices piece.
  • See short videos highlighting a few of our favorite items from the SMA collections.
  • Check out our new e-learning courses to learn more about SMA and how to search and access our collections.
  • Seattle city government's contributions to the 1962 World's Fair are highlighted in a new online exhibit.
  • The Summer 2022 issue of the Archives Gazette is now available, with news about SMA programs and projects, highlights from the collection, and more.
  • Our latest Find of the Month highlights some strong feelings about designating an official city flower.