The Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association annual meeting will take place on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Louisiana Tech University, located at 1310 W Railroad Ave, Ruston, Louisiana The meeting will be held in room 111 of University Hall.

See the full program, including schedule, accommodations, and parking map here.

A block of rooms has been reserved for our annual meeting at the Hampton Inn by Hilton of Ruston, located at 1315 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana. The rate for a Double Queen Room is $75.00 + tax (14.5%) per night. Breakfast, self-parking, and wireless internet are included in this price.

Reservation Procedures
Please call the Hampton Inn by Hilton of Ruston directly at (318) 251-3090 during normal business hours to make your reservations. Please identify yourselves as members attending the LAMA Annual Meeting to receive our rate and block of rooms.

Terms and Cutoff
There are a limited number of rooms, so first come first serve for this rate. This room block will be reserved until October 11, 2018. Any reservations made after the cut-off date will be on a space and rate availability basis.

See the full program for a list of other area accommodations.

Meeting Registration

The deadline to register is Friday, October 12, 2018. LAMA offers three ways to register for the Annual Meeting.

1. Fill out the Registration Form, email it to, and receive an electronic invoice to pay through PayPal.

2. Use the drop-down menu below to select your membership and registration level, click the "Pay Now" button below to complete your PayPal transaction, then fill out the Registration Form and email it to

3. Fill out the Registration Form and mail it with a check for the proper amount to:
Nolan Eller
Prescott Memorial Library
P.O. Box 10408
Ruston, LA 71272

Payment Options

Any questions, contact Nolan Eller at (318) 257-2287 or

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors and Supporters
Louisiana Tech University • Prescott Memorial Library • Society of Southwest Archivists
Louisiana State University School of Library & Information Science
Lincoln Parish Visitor’s Bureau • Society of American Archivists
The Lincoln Parish Museum and Historical Society

The 2013 LAMA Annual Meeting was held at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport on Friday, October 18. Click here to access the Powerpoint presentations from that meeting.