UW-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library
2311 E Hartford Avenue
Three major special collections programs located in the UW-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library will showcase rare and fascinating treasures. The internationally-renowned American Geographical Society Library, established in the early 1850s to promote the collection and diffusion of cartographic information, is one of the premier collections of its kind in North American, containing over 1.3 million items dating from 1452, including maps, atlases, globes,books, periodicals, and photographs. The UWM Archives chronicles the history of the Milwaukee metropolitan region. Explore unique collections that tell the story of Milwaukee from the 1800s to the present, including the city’s civil rights struggles, brewing history, and diverse ethnic populations. Special Collections holds over 70,000 printed item from the 15th century to the present, covering a wide range of disciplines and topics.
The three units of the library will offer a sampling of what’s available, from early printed books to contemporary publications, from fine press and artist’s books to comic books and zines.