Category Archives: new stuff tuesdays

National Emergency Library (New Stuff Tuesday)

National Emergency Library (Internet Archive) In response to library across the world closing their physical locations, The Internet Archive is making available 1.4 million books to meet people’s needs. The bulk of this collection was already available through the Internet … Continue reading

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“On the Trail of the Sioux” manuscript (New Stuff Tuesdays)

This past summer the Archives & Area Research Center received a package in the mail along with a letter addressed “To Whom It May Concern.” UW-Whitewater has a collection of General George Custer materials. The letter writer thought we would … Continue reading

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Bring Your Brain to Work (New Stuff Tuesday)

Since presumably 100% of the students at UWW want to make money someday, I expect that most students would also be interested in the subtitle of this book: how to “get a job, do it well, and advance your career.” … Continue reading

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Plat Maps (New Stuff Tuesday)

Plat Maps have long been a great resource for individuals researching information on property. A plat map is a scaled drawing of a piece of land with marked divisions showing acreage and, often, property owners. Genealogists find these types of … Continue reading

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American Science Fiction: Four Classic Novels: 1960-1966 (New Stuff Tuesday)

Wolfe wrote two volumes covering the 1960s, because that decade was a time of upheaval for science fiction writing. Continue reading

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The Giver, 25th anniversary edition (New Stuff Tuesdays)

The classic novel, which many remember from required reading in middle school grades, is just as relevant today, and perhaps even more compelling to read with an adult’s eyes rather than a pre-teen’s. Browsing through the pages still made me … Continue reading

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The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator (New Stuff Tuesday)

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator by Timothy C. Winegard New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor QL536 .W56 2019 Slap! Smack! Ouch! Once the snow melts those darn mosquitoes are everywhere. When I first moved to Wisconsin, a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 26, 2019

The Cigarette: A Political History New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor HD 9149.C43 U663 2019 I must first admit to at least half purchasing this book for the creative homage to the classic Marlboro Reds pack of cigarettes. The focus of … Continue reading

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Poems for Liberty (New Stuff Tuesdays)

The Archives & Area Research Center received the Dougan Farm Collection, a gift from Jackie Dougan Jackson, in July 2018. The collection documents the activities and history of a family farm and dairy near Beloit, Wisconsin. The farm also had … Continue reading

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The Bhagavad Gita (New Stuff Tuesday)

Follow in the steps of Mahatma Gandi by reading his “spiritual dictionary,” The Bhagavad Gita. The Gita is not new, it was composed in about 200 BCE, but our newly acquired MP3 CD is. Actor and voice-over artist Sagar Arya … Continue reading

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