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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I cannot make it to the ARC while it is open?

When the ARC is closed, a limited amount of microfilm material is available:

  • Pre-1907 Birth, Marriage, and Death Registration Records for Jefferson, Rock, and Walworth Counties.
    Search pre-1907 Wisconsin Vital Records online at the Wisconsin Historical Society website.
  • Wisconsin State Census Records for Jefferson, Rock, and Walworth Counties (1855, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905)
  • Federal Census Records for Jefferson, Rock, and Walworth Counties (1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1920)
  • Naturalization Records for Jefferson, Rock, and Walworth Counties
  • County Histories

To use these records when the library is open but the ARC is closed, ask at the Reference Desk.

I can't visit the ARC in person. Will you do some research for me? How much do you charge for research requests?

The Special Collections/Area Research Center/Archives staff will do research for distant patrons when staff is available. Please view Special Collections Research Fees for Remote Patrons.

How much do you charge for copies/scans?

Special Collections/Area Research Center/Archives staff will charge in the office $.10/page with UWW-ID or $0.25/page for general public copies or scans.

Location

Andersen Library
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Contact the Library

Circulation Desk: 262-472-5511
Reference Desk: 262-472-1032

54.89.94.159