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Area Research Center

Learn about resources available through the UW-Superior ARC, a branch of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Contact the Archives

Mailing Address:
Jim Dan Hill Library Special Collections
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000, Superior, WI 54880

Location: 907 N 19th St
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Wisconsin Historical Society Area Research Center

The UW-Superior ARC is one of 14 Area Research Centers statewide. It provides access to collections of local historical material owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society. The UW-Superior Area Research Center serves Washburn and Douglas Counties and holds only records from these regions.

Map of Area Research Centers in Wisconsin

Image courtesy of Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Historical Society, founded in 1846, is one of the largest and most active historical societies in the nation. Its headquarters are located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Historical Society Catalog

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives catalog to discover archival collections available through the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Area Research Center network.


Wisconsin Historical Society Finding Aids

Finding Aids are available for many Wisconsin Historical Society Materials, including some held at the Superior ARC. To see finding aids for collections held here, select "Search" and then Limit to: UW-Superior Jim Dan Hill Library / Superior Area Research Ctr.