Archives and Special Collections Account

All requests for Special Collections materials to be consulted in our reading room are now made through our online request system. Click on the button above to get started.

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the word New, from Susan Coolidge, The New-Year's Bargain (1878).

A new online request system, shared with University Archives, Mills Music Library, and Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, and linked closely with the UW-Madison Library Catalog and finding aids, is designed […]

This year’s Madison Early Music Festival, with its theme “A Cabinet of Curiosities: Journey to Lübeck,” offers us the opportunity to showcase our many books of curiosities from the 16th-18th […]