Archival Collections

Documents & Photographs

The Museum maintains and preserves extensive document and photograph collections on the city government, businesses, and people. Research collections date from the 1840s into the 1990s.

Black and white photo of Edward Gardener Dunlaps Livery Stable from 1908

Scheduling an Appointment

The archives are open only by confirmed appointments. The collections cannot be checked out from the Museum by researchers. Schedule a research appointment by calling 608-825-0837 or you can send an email.

Download and complete the Research Registration form.

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