UWM Libraries Digital Collections
The Digital Collections at the UWM Libraries include over 190,000 photographic images, maps, and books drawn from the collections of the American Geographical Society Library, the Archives, Special Collections, and the Curriculum Collection.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 34 YEARS – IMAGES FROM THE HARRISON FORMAN COLLECTION NOW ONLINEThirty-four years after the American Geographical Society Library received the Harrison Forman Collection, work to make the images in the collection accessible online was completed in May 2021. Donated by his wife Sandra Carlyle Forman in 1987, the photographic collection... Read More
African Americans in the Milwaukee Police Department Oral History Collection launchesThe African Americans in the Milwaukee Police Department Oral History Project includes twelve audio interviews with retired and current Milwaukee Police Department officers of African descent, as well as two current African American University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Police Department officers.... Read More
The Digital Collections ToolkitCheck out the Digital Collections Toolkit – a LibGuide designed by our own Jie Chen to help you make the most of our digital collections. Create a custom exhibit using the Mirador viewer, or make a timeline to document historic... Read More
UWM Collections EverywhereOur digital collections have been harvested and collected to a host of other sites where you can find our materials alongside objects from hundreds of other institutions. The World Digital Library has added extensive metadata to 195 objects from the American... Read More
UWM at Waukesha Field Station Records AddedThe University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Waukesha Field Station records document the first fifty years the Field Station was in operation. Located between Wales and Dousman in Waukesha County, the 98 acre station grew through a series of land donations by... Read More
Western Photograph Collection added!Newly added to Digital Collections – The Western Photograph Collection presents 250 images from the American Geographical Society Library. The images selected are those of Timothy H. O’Sullivan (1840-1882) and were taken during the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel, 1867... Read More
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