Great Cities, Small Treasures : The Ancient World of the Indus Valley

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  • History Collection

    "History," said Alexis de Tocqueville, "is a gallery of pictures in which there are a few originals and many copies." The collection assembled here will help you get closer to some of those originals. Selected by librarians, scholars, and other sub…

  • Plat Books and Atlases of Kenosha and Racine Counties

    The history of Racine County comes alive through this collection of Plat Books and Atlases. Spanning the years 1887-1956 it's interesting to see the shifting landscape as more and more people moved from the dense urban environment of the City of Ra…

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Special Collections

    This collection presents a variety of materials selected from the Department of Special Collections in the UW–Madison Libraries. Items have been chosen to showcase the department's holdings, highlight specific collections, and provide broader acces…

  • William J. Meuer Photoart Collection

    The William J. Meuer Photoart Collection is an outstanding visual history of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and its surrounding community. The collection was compiled by renowned local photographer William J. Meuer who with his brother, Roman,…

  • The Great Lakes Maritime History Project

    The state of Wisconsin has a proud and colorful history. One of its richest and most romantic chapters is its maritime history, staged on the waters of Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, on hundreds of smaller lakes and a whole network of rivers. Much o…

  • Recipe for Victory : Food and Cooking in Wartime

    The Recipe for Victory: Food and Cooking in Wartime collection presents books and government publications documenting the national effort to promote and implement a plan to make food the key to winning World War I. Within the collection are materia…

  • Cultural Landscape of the UW–Madison Campus

    The Cultural Landscape of the UW-Madison Campus image gallery was developed as a research tool to support a two-year effort to inventory and assess cultural landscape resources on the University of Wisconsin-Madison main campus. The study will culm…

  • Chazen (Elvehjem) Museum Archival Documents

    This collection documents the Chazen Museum of Art's exhibition history dating back to 1970. Records may include content such as installation and event photography, gallery guides, promotional materials, administrative documents, and educational re…