Tag: Archives and Area Research Center

UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center to receive 2018 Governor’s Archives Award


The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center (ARC) will be presented with the 2018 Governor’s Archives Award for Archival Innovation. An award presentation will be held Wednesday, October 24 at 4:00 p.m. in the Archives of David A. Cofrin Library, Room 705, UW-Green Bay. The Wisconsin Historical Society will present the award. […]

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Student working with archives collection

Join in the celebration as the UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center is presented with the 2018 Governor’s Award for Archival Innovation by the Wisconsin State Historical Society. This award acknowledges the Archives’ leadership in building flexible instructional programs across the UW-Green Bay undergraduate curriculum. The Archives Department will be recognized for its innovative […]

University Archives helps uncover how Door County’s Brussels got its name

Ever wondered how Brussels in Southern Door County got its name? It has a lot to do with crop shortages in Belgium, which sparked the emigration of Belgians to a new land called Wisconsin. A file unearthed in UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library described a report by Ministère de la Région Wallonne, stating that even though […]

University Archives supports ‘200 Years of Style’ project

University Archives and Area Research Center has provided support with images for the Brown County Historical Society’s new exhibit: “Fashioning Our Identity: 200 Years of Style.” They were featured in a news segment last week. All of the photos used in the piece are from Cofrin Libary  collections. You will find the appropriate shout-out to […]

UW-Green Bay Archives helps trace history of village school

Bailey’s Harbor District #1 Schoolhouse in Door County was built in 1858 on Bluff Road. Since then, the building has been taken down, built on a new location, suffered a fire, and rebuilt again. Much more is included in the history of the schoolhouse, which sparked Kristen Peil and her husband Caleb Whitney’s interest. They […]

More than 150 to compete at National History Day, March 3

It will be the 16th consecutive year UW-Green Bay will serve as host Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host Northeastern Wisconsin Region’s National History Day competition on Saturday, March 3, 2018 marking the 16th consecutive year the event has been held at the University. The 2018 National History Day competition will […]