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.
  • Seattle city government's contributions to the 1962 World's Fair are highlighted in a new online exhibit.
  • 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.
  • Learn about how urban renewal programs shaped Seattle in our new online exhibit.
  • The Spring 2022 issue of the Archives Gazette is now available, with news about SMA programs and projects, highlights from the collection, and more.
  • Read about a controversial 1896 curfew law in the city of Ballard in our latest Find of the Month.