Finding Aids

Imagine, students researching for National History Day, environmental science, forestry practices and much more, easily accessing volumes of sources on Wisconsin’s amazing forest history story! Good news, the Friendly Finding Aid (FFA) provides simplified student access to Wisconsin forest history archival collections and web-based resources. Just click the boxes below to select topics, discover key insights and fast track your research.

Each FFA topic begins with a Collection Summary to quickly provide students an overview. What follows are customized research categories, created by archivists to better organize each forest history story. What makes this FFA different and more helpful for students are the volumes of links to digitized records, allowing students easy and immediate access to the sources they need.