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These consultants are available to help you prepare your National Register of Historic Places nomination.


Explore the wide range of subjects collected by the Wisconsin Historical Society Library-Archives.

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Government Publications

Learn how to access the Government Publications collections at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

These are static lists and may not convey the most current information about a property.

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Collections Overview

Learn about the collection areas of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Library-Archives.

Common questions about purchasing historical images from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

The Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory will tell you if your property is listed, individually or contributing to a historic district.

Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Society's award-winning, full color, quarterly magazine. Published since 1917.

See a list of reliable preservation and conservation resources for museums, historical societies, libraries and other cultural collecting institutions.

Do you have a three-dimensional object that relates in a significant way to the history or prehistory of Wisconsin? See the other criteria needed to donate

Learn about interlibrary lending of Society materials.

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See a list of the Society's Library acquisitions areas collected at a research level.

See links to helpful websites offering tips on caring for and maintaining family treasures.

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All the information you need to travel to the Society's headquarters building.

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Do you want to see if anyone from your state or community participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer Project? Search over 1,600 names.

Eligible properties must retain the essential physical appearance of the period in which they were important, and meet one of four criteria.

Common questions about the National Register and State Register of Historic Places.

Information on over 7,000 photographers who were active in Wisconsin from about 1840 to 1976.

Learn the basics for using the Archives catalogs online.
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