The History UW-Madison Libraries Collection contains photographs of the campus libraries and publications reflecting several iterations of Friends of the Library publications dating back to the 1940s.
The image collection features images of the buildings and spaces that make up the campus library system as well as images of library staff, service areas, exhibits, and events. They were recorded by a variety of photographers and some were used in various publications over the years. While of course not a comprehensive collection, the UW-Madison Libraries Image Collection aims to bring these once scattered images together to increase ease of access and provide an historical record of UW-Madison campus library spaces.
The publications collection include the current magazine of the UW-Madison Libraries, Libraries, which is published annually in the spring and is distributed across the country. The magazine highlights people, programs and collections of the UW-Madison Libraries, its role in the life of a great university, and the significant support of Friends and donors.
The Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Library is one of the oldest university library friends groups in the nation. In the half-century since its formation during the university’s centennial, the organization has supported the continuing excellence of a great research library system. Friends News is published three times a year — in June, September and December. The newsletter, distributed locally, focuses on recent library acquisitions and upcoming Friends events at the UW-Madison Library. Current issues can be viewed here.
For more information about the Friends, visit http://www.library.wisc.edu/friends/
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