The La Crosse Public Library Archives has a rich and diverse collection of manuscripts, public records, and other archival materials available to researchers. Published materials will not be found on these lists; use the search catalog button in the upper right to find those materials.

Archival Collection Subject Areas

Use the online guides (finding aids) for these collections to identify materials you'd like to view in person in the Archives reading room.You will not find published materials such as books listed here. For those, use the select the search catalog radio button in the upper right part of the screen and enter your search term(s) and hit enter.

These guides are also available online as part of the University of Wisconsin's statewide finding aids database:

Tip for locating items in collections:

Use the search box in the upper right portion of the screen to search these guides by keyword. To search published materials, such as books, chose the radio button for catalog first, then enter your search term(s).