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Archives & Area Research Center

Old Main circa 1892


Did CUSTER commit suicide?

Who was PROSPER CRAVATH & why is the lake named after him?

Can I TOSS department telephone bills?

All these questions can be answered by resources held by the University Archives and Area Research Center.


Area Research Center (ARC)

  • Genealogical Research
    Jefferson, Rock, Walworth Counties
  • Primary Sources
    Wisconsin Historical Society Archives & Transfer System
  • House History & Land Records
  • more...

Search the holdings of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Archives.

Special Collections

  • Wisconsin history
  • Kenneth Hammer's Collection on Custer and the Battle of Little Big Horn
  • Leon Pescheret Collection
  • Master Theses by UW-W Students
  • more...

Search these holdings using the Andersen Library Catalog.

Campus History

  • UW-W History WIKI
  • Royal Purple Index to student newspaper
  • Photo Index to campus pictures
  • more...

Records Management

  • For Faculty and Staff of UW-W departments
  • Retention schedules
  • Training materials
  • more...


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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
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Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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