The Special Collections section of JDH Library seeks to build a research collection of high quality by identifying, collecting, preserving, and providing access to materials relating to Northwestern Wisconsin as well as the communities surrounding Lake Superior and the upper Great Lakes. As an integral part of the teaching and research functions of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Special Collections seeks to support research for students, faculty and staff as well as the broader community. Areas of concentration include: Local government; industry; sciences and the environment; Community and community groups; the University; and manuscript collections on transportation and Great Lakes maritime history; and the Beecroft collection on book publishing and propaganda. Explore our collections by clicking on the tabs at the top of this page.
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - Noon; 1:00 pm - 3 pm.
The archivist may not always be available during these hours. We highly recommend that you schedule an appointment before visiting the archives.
Directions and Parking
The JDH Library is located on the corner of North 19th Street and Weeks Avenue, on the UW-Superior campus in Superior, WI. The Special Collections is located on the 2nd floor of the Library in Room 219, on the west side of the building (back). Visitors may wish to park at meters in Lots 7 or 10, or a short term/day parking permit may be purchased at the Campus Welcome Center. See map http://www.uwsuper.edu/parking/maps/meters.cfm.