I'd like to find all the Archived cards from a given list. I'm fine with using the web site or using the Trello API.
This may not currently be possible. Note the limitation here:
"Trello search currently only searches cards and names of boards. It does not currently search checklist items or list names."
You can easily search for archived by just adding 'is:archived' to the search.
I realize this is an old question but I could not comment on the top answer due to shortage of reputation.
Currently it is possible—see http://help.trello.com/customer/portal/articles/1145462-searching-for-cards-all-boards- for more information. Trello searches across boards so it will find all the archived cards in all the lists with the specified name.
Enter this in the search box:
It's possible using the API. See here:
For example, from the Trello dev board:
(Check out HTTPie for a nicer experience)
To get the id of the list, either use the API or do it the poor man's way: entering something like this in the JS console with the relevant board open:
That only works because the Trello Dev board is public. To get data from a private board, follow the instructions here: