Special Collections at UWM Libraries

Special Collections

Use Search@UW to find resources in Special Collections:

  • Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion; Poems by Edith Sitwell, T.S. Eliot, and Mina Loy; April 28th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom
    Great Books Virtual Discussion | Sitwell, Eliot, and Loy | April 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. | contact Max Yela for more information.

Special Collections is open to the public by appointment Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. For research consultations, instruction sessions, or additional hours, please schedule a visit.

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Visit Special Collections

Five people at a table in the Special Collections reading room, looking at artists' booksSpecial Collections at the UWM Libraries is the premier public collection of rare books and special printed materials in southeastern Wisconsin. Our collections and services are open to all groups, organizations, and individuals. We offer a variety of research and teaching services for UWM faculty, staff, and students, as well as for non-UWM researchers, instructors, and educational and cultural organizations.

Tuesday – Thursday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
by appointment
(414) 229-4345 – libspecial@uwm.edu

UWM Libraries, 4th Floor
2311 E. Hartford Ave.,
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Explore Special Collections

Special Collections consists primarily of rare and special printed materials that hold long-term, historical research potential for UWM academic programs. Our collections support a broad range of research and teaching activities in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

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