• University Archives Open House: Black Student Strike at the UW-Madison

    Posted on January 28, 2019

    The University Archives invites all into our Reading Room the evening of February 6, 2019 from 6-7:30 pm to view and discuss documents and artifacts from the February-March 1969 UW Black Student Strike.

  • Grants to Scholars, Deadline December 31, 2018

    Posted on August 16, 2018

    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.

  • Archives and Special Collections Account

    Posted on July 18, 2018

    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.

  • Friends of the Libraries Grants to Scholars, Deadline March 1, 2018

    Posted on January 9, 2018

    Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries Grants to Scholars 2018 Call for Proposals – Deadline March 1, 2018 The Friends of […]

  • LGBTQ Archive Open House

    Posted on April 29, 2016

    The University Archives is hosting an open house on April 28, 2017 from 5 pm to 8pm on the first floor of […]

  • African-Americans at UW

    Posted on February 5, 2016

    In honor of Black History Month, check out Harvey Long’s African-Americans at the University of Wisconsin (1875-1969). For more information about UW […]

  • Farewell St. Paul University Catholic Center

    Posted on January 6, 2016

    On Sunday, January 3, 2016, St. Paul University Catholic Center celebrated its last mass in its current building.  Originally conceived in 1906 […]

  • From Wausau to Hollywood: Elroy Hirsch’s journey from the playing field to the movie set

    Posted on January 6, 2016

    Badger football fanatics are likely familiar with the legacy of Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch, a star for UW (Madison) and its eventual Director of Athletics. Less […]

  • Share your campus history!

    Posted on December 18, 2015

    We LOVE our alumni. Especially alums like Larry O. (’64) who generously shared with us his memories and items from his clarinet-playing […]

  • Scenes of Wisconsin: Cherry Harvesting Technology, 1960-1964

    Posted on December 2, 2015

    Enjoy a selection of photos that document cherry harvesting in Wisconsin (2015/283). Scenes of Wisconsin: Cherry Harvesting Technology, 1960-1964 Over the course of […]

  • UW (Madison) Homecoming 1960

    Posted on November 30, 2015

    We recently acquired a small collection of color slides documenting 1960 Homecoming activities at UW (Madison), Accession #2015/278. Thanks to UW alumni, Christopher […]

  • “Looking Back: The Vietnam Era in Madison” A Talk and Panel Discussion

    Posted on November 18, 2015

    Looking Back: The Vietnam Era in Madison, a special event co-sponsored by the UW-Madison Archives and Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries, will […]