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When does an aggregation of "stories" become a "history"? The history of the University of Wisconsin is far too colorful and texture-rich to be told in a single document. Within these collections you will find images, manuscripts, papers, and books, all relating in some way to the University's mission. Each record speaks its own truth; each highlights different people, places and accomplishments; each contributes a unique piece of the story.

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UW System History