University Archives and Area Research Center

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  • At UW-Stout, our top priority is the health and safety of our students, employees and visitors. To address the challenges posed by the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we are open by appointment only. 
  • All campus visitors must comply with campus visitor policies AND register for a specific appointment time (one hour maximum) in the UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center. We are only granting appointments to individual researchers until further notice, and all requests for appointments will be reviewed for approval by staff. 

Make your research one-hour research appointment request here:

Our staff are also available to assist you remotely.

Please contact us at or (715) 232-2300



Digital Collections

Search photographs, yearbooks, newsletters and other digital artifacts.
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Collection Indexes

Search databases of our archived collections.
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Area Research Center

County Records for Barron, Dunn and Pepin Counties
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