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The Library houses many extensive special collections in its archives. These finding aids describe MPL’s special collections. Not all of the Library's special collections and archival materials currently have finding…
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The main portal for discovering all EBSCO database subscriptions available at the Milwaukee Public Library. Most of the databases are provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
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This list provides an overview of the materials in the Local History Manuscript Collections at the Milwaukee Public Library. The Local History Manuscript Collections contain manuscripts, diaries, correspondence and other primary source material that focus on the City of Milwaukee. It is a part of the Central Library’s Humanities and Archives Department. These holdings are in differing stages of organization and preparation, hence accessibility varies.
More detailed finding aids for some of the collections listed here may be consulted in paper form in the Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room at the Central Library. The public may view the Local History Manuscript Collections' materials only by appointment in the Archives Reading Room of the Central Library. For an appointment or additional information please contact the Humanities and Archives Department at 414 286-3061.