University Archives

The University Archives contains documents and items revealing the history of UW-Platteville from its beginnings as the Platteville Academy, in 1839, to the present.

Records Management

Records Management is an organized and controlled process of managing the life cycle of official records created by campus personnel to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and UW System regulations.

Area Research Center (ARC)

Through a cooperative arrangement with the Wisconsin Historical Society, the ARC contains materials from Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette and Richland counties, including area church records. Materials can be borrowed through the statewide ARC network.

Southwest Wisconsin Collection

The Southwest Wisconsin Collection contains materials from the local area, including the historical lead region, family records and county histories.

If you have any questions, please contact the Southwest Wisconsin Room staff:

James Hibbard, Archivist/Campus Records Officer | 608.342.1229
Patricia Ballweg, Archivist Assistant
Christine Grimesey, Records Officer Assistant | 608.342.1666

Contact Information

Southwest Wisconsin Room - Archives & ARC

0540 Ullsvik Hall
Hours: noon-4 p.m., Monday–Thursday; Additional times by appointment