Welcome to the Archives Department reference service. To ask a question about our collections or services, please complete the following form. Fields marked with an asterisk are required.
The UWM Archives does not charge for providing reference
information about its collections, the repository, or other repositories.
However, to partially recover costs, we do charge for research into our
collections. We will notify you if your inquiry will require payment,
and then provide you with the opportunity to agree to payment. Charges cover research and/or reproduction costs. You will be invoiced by UWM under separate cover. Fees are
explained in detail on our
All inquiries are answered in the order they are received. We try to respond
within two weeks. The response time depends upon the number of requests
that we receive and our staffing resources. You are very welcome to visit the Archives to conduct your own research.
Genealogists, instead of this form, use the request forms provided in the genealogy section of our site. Note we do not search birth, death, or marriage records, obituaries, or newspapers (click here for referral information).
Alternatively, mail a completed copy of this form to:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
UWM Libraries / Archives
P.O. Box 604
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0604