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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Seattle's City Archivist inducted as a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
8/16/2012  8:50:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Council President Sally J. Clark
City Clerk Monica Martinez Simmons

Seattle's City Archivist inducted as a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists

SEATTLE – Scott Cline, Seattle City Archivist, was recently inducted as a fellow of the Society of American Archivists in San Diego. Cline was one of five new Fellows named in 2012. He joins 178 Fellows of the Society of American Archivists.

"We are proud of Scott's accomplishments over the past 27 years. He has spearheaded many significant projects through Seattle Municipal Archives and Office of the City Clerk, developing the program into a nationwide model. This fellowship is a well-deserved honor, as Scott has worked diligently to showcase our community history and represent the City of Seattle at the highest level," said City Clerk Monica Martinez Simmons.

"Scott is a talented and dedicated City Archivist and we are thrilled he is being acknowledged as one of the top members of his field. His work over the past 27 years has created a rich and deep historical record for the City of Seattle," added Seattle City Council President Sally J. Clark.

For more information on Scott's induction, read the Society of American Archivists' news release here.

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