Special Collections and Archives
The Special Collections and Archives Department of McIntyre Library collects the official and unofficial records of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire from its founding as the Eau Claire Normal School in 1916 to the present. As one of 14 members of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Area Research Center Network, the department also holds manuscript collections and local government records pertaining to six Wisconsin counties: Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Eau Claire, Rusk and Taylor. In addition to these collections, the department also holds and provides access to local history publication, maps, rare books and campus photographs.
Fall and Spring Semesters:
Monday: 9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Tuesday-Friday: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 PM
Summer and Winterim:
Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
For exceptions and holiday hours please review the Library Building Hours.
Or send us a research request using this form:
Research Request Form