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

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Donating an Item or Collection

Learn the process for donating an item or collection to the Society.

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

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

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum

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Area Research Center Network

14 Locations Statewide

Learn about the Area Research Center Network in Wisconsin, which includes fourteen regional research centers.

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

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

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

Learn the basics for using the Archives catalogs online.

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Visitor Amenities

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

The Society offers large, comfortable work spaces, wireless access, lockers and many other amenities to visitors.

Defining Permission and Copyright

Learn about obtaining permission and the copyright laws that apply to images purchased from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Autumn 2014 Issue, Volume 98, Number 1

Explore the contents of the current issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History.

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Parking and Transportation

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

See parking and transportation options for visiting the Wisconsin Historical Society headquarters building.

Common questions about ordering images from the Wisconsin Historical Society.


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

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Collections Overview

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

See links to helpful websites offering tips on caring for and maintaining family treasures to ensure they are available for future generations to enjoy

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Purchasing Copies

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