What's New

  • This year the City of Seattle turns 150! Visit this page to see what we're planning for the City's sesquicentennial celebration.
  • Check out the new lobby exhibit celebrating 25 years of Domestic Partnership Registration in Seattle, courtesy of the City Clerk's Information Services staff.
  • The Summer 2019 edition of our Archives Gazette is now available, with news about SMA programs and projects, highlights from the collection, and more.
  • Seattle Channel's CityStream features SMA in History of Homelessness in Seattle.
  • We've launched a crowdsourcing project for transcribing early City records. Read original documents and help us make them more accessible! Learn more at our Volunteering page.
  • Learn about some things that used to be outlawed by Seattle's "public morality ordinance" in our latest Find of the Month.