About the Local History & Genealogical Collections

Below are links to lists of available Local History & Genealogical collections retained by member libraries of the Southwest Wisconsin Library System. The links lead to pdf documents outlining each library’s collection. The surnames and subjects contained in the pdf documents have been indexed and linked to the appropriate library’s holdings (see Surname Index and Subject Index menus). For library location and contacts, please refer to the SWLS Member Library Directory.

Argyle Fennimore
Barneveld Gays Mills
Blanchardville Lancaster
Bloomington Livingston
Boscobel Lone Rock
Cassville Muscoda
Cobb Platteville
Darlington Soldiers Grove

Archives & History Rooms

Only uncataloged items that cannot be found in the SWLS online catalog are included here.

History Rooms

The local history collections housed in the libraries listed below are too extensive to list here.
Researchers are advised to contact them directly. (Area code: 608)

Darlington Heritage Room, (608) 776 4171

Johnson Public Library Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday     10 – 8
Tuesday, Friday                           10 – 5:30
Saturday                                     10 – 4

Mineral Point Library Archives, (608) 987 2447

Thursday     12-5
Saturday     10-4

Prairie du Chien Wisconsin Room,  (608) 326 6211

Monday-Thursday      9:00-8:00
Friday                       9:00-5:00
Saturday                   9:00-1:00

Richland County History Room, Richland Center,  (608) 647 6033

Monday-Friday     10-3
Saturday              10-2

Soldiers Grove Public Library Local History Room  (608) 624 5815

102 Passive Sun Drive, P.O. Box 6, Soldiers Grove, WI 54631


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