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Collections housed at the Area Research Center (ARC) & University Archives are divided according to their designation as ARC Collections or University Collections. Presently, the collections pages consist primarily of collection inventories or holdings information, not online records or searchable databases. However, many indexes and historical records have been placed online by volunteers at USGenWeb. Additional holdings information for records housed at the UW-River Falls ARC and University Archives can be identified using the UW-River Falls Voyager Library Catalog.

  ARC Collections   Photograph Collections   University Collections    

The River Falls Area Research Center houses materials from four northwestern Wisconsin counties: Burnett, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix.

Collections are comprised of manuscripts; church and cemetery records; maps; newspapers; and photographs as well as materials generated from local government units including:

census records
naturalization papers
school records
tax and assessment rolls
vital statistics

To locate ARC Collections for other parts of the state, see the  WI ARC Network.

The Area Research Center and University Archives holds thousands of photographs, daguerreotypes, tintypes, slides and other images.

Photographs are organized as:

ARC County photographs
     St. Croix
University photographs
Special Collections photographs
      WWI Soldiers- Arnett Special Collections
WWI Soldiers- Arnett Special Collections

         The UW-RF University Archives serves as the official repository for the permanent historical records of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and houses materials pertaining to the establishment, development and history of the university.

Collections in the University Archives include:
student and alumni publications
campus directories
athletic films, programs and scorebooks
commencement materials
building blueprints and dedications programs
pennants, pins and badges
departmental and administrative records
thousands of photographs and much more