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HIST 300: Methods and Skills of History/Primary & Secondary Sources : SEARCH@UW

About the Catalog

Use Search@UW to find primary sources located at UWSP and other Area Research Centers, including the Wisconsin Historical Society.  Use the "Search Scope" and limit to "Archives (UWSP) & Wisconsin Historical Society."


Note that many UWSP & PCHS primary sources are not in the catalog.

Transferring primary sources to the UWSP Archives

How to Request the Transfer of a Collection to the UWSP Archives for Your Research:


Email the record to yourself and then forward it to


In your email to me include your name, the class you are taking, and your topic.  Someone from the Archives will email you when the material arrives.  Transfers usually take 5 - 14 business days to arrive.


Note the size of the collection before requesting a transfer.  If the collection consists of more than 5 to 6 boxes use the "Register available on-line" to select boxes of material relevant to your research.  


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