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

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

Learn the basics for using the Archives catalogs online.

General Information

Location and Directions

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

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

Learn about the various online and physical catalogs you can use to search the Society's collections.

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

Learn about working with and finding professionals to conserve or preserve your family heirlooms and art.

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

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

General Information

Purchasing Copies

Copy fees and policies for the Society's Library and Archives.

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

General Information

Arts and Artifacts Appraisers

See a list of professional appraisers in Wisconsin and nearby areas of Minnesota and Illinois

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

These consultants are available to help you research historic buildings and archaeological sites.

Find out more about the McCormick-IHC Collection.

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

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

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

General Information

Government Publications

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