The African Studies Collection brings together primary and secondary resources, research and teaching materials created by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff, and unique or valuable items related to this field held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.
Interviews with speakers of German-American and American English dialects from across the United States, complemented by rare recordings of ethnic music from the Mills Music Library, as well as a number of maps, short interpretive essays, and visual images. English translations and notes on aspects of linguistic and historical interest accompany the excerpted recordings.
The Antiquities of Wisconsin, Increase A. Lapham's most important published work, includes 92 pages of text, illustrated with 61 wood engravings, and 55 lithographed plates and was the result of his research into the Indian effigy mounds found on Wisconsin's Landscape.
The Bibliography of Bertolt Brecht's Works in English Translation is a cooperative project of the International Brecht Society and the Bertolt-Brecht-Archiv (Akademie der KŮnste, Berlin) and aims to present a comprehensive listing of Brecht's works published in English translation.
Changing Landscapes of Wisconsin creates wide accessibility to a rare collection of historic aerial photographs acquired by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from 1937-1941.
The Eastern European Collection brings together, in digital form, primary and secondary materials relating to the study of this region including its history, literature, language, political science and more. The collection includes Russian Satirical Journals (in Russian) and English language travel accounts by persons who journeyed through Muslim regions of the Russian Empire (from mid-19th century to the early 20th century).
The Ecology and Natural Resources Collection presents writings about research in ecology and natural resources conducted by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable titles held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.
The Gender and Women's Studies Collection brings together, in digital form, primary and secondary materials relating to the the exploration of politics, history, and society from a transnational and multicultural women's perspective.
The German Studies Collection brings together, in digital form, primary and secondary materials relating to German Studies.
History," said Alexis de Tocqueville, "is a gallery of pictures in which there are a few originals and many copies." The History Collection assembled here will help you get closer to some of those originals. Selected by librarians, scholars, and other subject specialists along a wide range of criteria, this collection includes published materials as well as archival documents. The items were digitized from a variety of formats including books, manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, maps, and other resources.Are you interested in the Crusades? We present a 6-volume work edited by Kenneth M. Setton -- truly a collaborative and comprehensive treatment of the topic. Do you like almanacs and anecdotes? Check out Chambers's Book of Days. Here you can click on any date and find out, as of the original publication date of 1879, what R. Chambers of Philadelphia considered important about it. Intrigued by military history? We give you World Wars I and II from many angles, including a "close to home" account of Mildred Fish Harnack, a Wisconsin-born and educated woman who was executed in Germany in 1943 by direct order of Adolph Hitler. These are just a few of the diverse historical glimpses to be found in our digital "gallery."
The Human Ecology Collection brings together, in digital form, primary and secondary materials relating to human ecology.
The Ibero-American Electronic Text Series is a project developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison devoted to Iberian and Latin American works in the humanities.
Created in collaboration with Professor David Hayman, one of the pioneers of Joyce scholarship, this collection includes a broad range of works related to the study of Joyce including books currently out-of-print and Hayman's own highly-regarded publications on the subject.
The Literature Collection is a multilayered grouping of works in literature and the humanities. From medieval to modern, scholarly to satirical, there is something for everyone. Diversity rules: there are texts translated from Nordic languages, texts left untranslated from Spanish, poetry old and new, and a rich vein of information about the writer James Joyce. And that's just the beginning! We invite the serious researcher, or the merely curious, to explore what we have gathered, and to return again and again.
Proceedings of a national conference held in Madison, Wisconsin in April, 1998 to discuss parenthood as a developmental process.
The PrimateLit database provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities.
This collection of slides represents the history of early childrenÍs literature in the United States and England. They are primarily covers and illustrations of childrenÍs books between the 15th and early 20th century.
The State of Wisconsin Collection presents writings about the State of Wisconsin and unique or valuable materials that relate to its history and ongoing development. The collection includes published material as well as archival materials such as books, manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, maps and other resources.
The UW-La Crosse Historic Steamboat Photograph collection consists of over 40,000 black and white photographic images of steamboats on the inland waterways of the United States, primarily the Mississippi, Ohio and Missouri rivers and their tributaries.
This collection presents a variety of images selected from material held by the Department of Special Collections in the UW_Madison Libraries. Images have been chosen to showcase the department's holdings, highlight specific collections, and provide broader access to material that is rare, fragile, or otherwise difficult to work with.