The Archive Committee is chaired by the LAI International Historian. Under the LAI By-laws, the Committee is responsible for the:

1)    Preservation of the archives

2)    Historical records of LAMBDA ALPHA; and

3)    Administration of the archive agreement with Cornell University Library.

The archive at Cornell University was established in 1968 to document the contributions of Lambda Alpha members to Urban Affairs in its broadest scope, and provide a resource to encourage scholarship and a memorial to honor outstanding members.