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2019 Call for Proposals – Deadline December 31, 2018! The Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries is pleased to offer grants intended to offset expenses for out-of-town scholars wishing to utilize the rich resources held by the UW-Madison General Library System.

Handing in registration forms, 1966

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! Beginning in August 2018 the University Archives will be implementing a new system to help patrons request materials from the Archives as well as the Department of Special Collections, Mills Music Library, and the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.

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  • As Archivists we get really excited about things like this we discover in our collections...accession records dating back to 1959 and earlier! Why? Because now we can learn more about the origin of our collections--like who donated them and when they arrived, and much more. Thanks for letting us geek out! #uwmadarchives #archivesdiscoveries
  • We feature this image a lot and are featuring it again because it was taken 53 years ago today and we love it so!
[State Street at night, November 13, 1965, ID: S05353] #madisonwisconsin #madisonwi #statestreetmadison #uwmadarchives #nightscenes #onthisday
  • Park and Langdon Street corner of the Memorial Union, November 12, 1951.
[ID: 2017s00768] #uwmadison #uwmadarchives #studentunions #onthisday
  • #OnThisDay, November 11, in 1925, was the groundbreaking ceremony of the Memorial Union. From left: Charles Schlicter, Dean of the Graduate School; George Haight, class of