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Campus History

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February 26, 2013

New Quilt Banner at the Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office

The Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office was created in 1977 to serve students, faculty, librarians, and administrators across the UW System. Located on the UW-Madison campus, the office reaches out to all UW campuses through its many regular and special publications, reference assistance, and professional presentations and consultation. In addition to this information and service-based mission, […]

December 13, 2012

Gift ideas from the Libraries

Scrambling for gift ideas this holiday season? The Libraries have some ideas that might appeal to people on your list, from literature lovers to history buffs to design fans. Silver Buckle Press Silver Buckle Press has a handsome letterpress print of the classic Sifting and Winnowing statement. It’s hand printed in Wisconsin red on 12.5 […]

December 7, 2012

Found in the Archives: UW’s response to Pearl Harbor, 1941

Found in the Archives highlights the War Convocation delivered by UW-Madison President Clarence Dykstra on December 12, 1941, days after the bombing on the US military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Found in the Archives is a project of the University Archives.

November 21, 2012

November additions to UW Digital Collections

The staff at the UW Digital Collections Center adds new material every month to a variety of collections. November saw a number of interesting additions! November Highlights Materials added to the Wisconsin Local Histories collection. The books in the Wisconsin Local Histories collection document and present the history of Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Portage, Sauk, […]

November 14, 2012

Found in the University Archives: 1965 College Bowl Champions

A new post on the University Archives’ tumblr, Found in the Archives, celebrates the 1965 College Bowl Champions. The article, complete with photos, newspaper clippings, and even a video, documents the storied team comprised of Donald Zillman, Richard Hoffman, Richard Hays, and Stuart Grover. The foursome was undefeated for the 1965 season, bringing home some […]

October 16, 2012

Listen and Learn: the Oral History Program at UW-Madison

The Library of the Month for October is the University Archives! All month long the Libraries celebrate with stories, photos, fun facts, and more. Join us on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about the Library of the Month. What better way to learn about campus history than from the people who actually lived it? […]

October 11, 2012

Archiving campus history in the web age

The Library of the Month for October is the University Archives! All month long the Libraries celebrate with stories, photos, fun facts, and more. Join us on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about the Library of the Month. Today archivist Vicki Tobias talks about an interesting challenge that the Archives face in carrying out […]

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