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Introduction to Archival Research

Getting Started With Archival Research

This guide is designed for students and other patrons who are just getting started with archival research. In this guide, you will learn:

  • What to expect when visiting the archives
  • Basic rules and best practices of archives use and archival research
  • What you can expect to find in archival collections, and how they differ from library collections
  • How archival collections are arranged
  • Contact information for the UW-Superior Special Collections and other archival facilities in the Twin Ports area