Genealogy Resources

Special Collections + Archives

The Eau Claire Area Research Center (ARC) in Special Collections and Archives holds a wealth of information for genealogists.

Genealogy and Family History Resources

Our collections span six Wisconsin counties (Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Eau Claire, Rusk, and Taylor) and include:

  • Ancestry (onsite access; offsite access to Blugold card holders only)
  • Federal and Wisconsin censuses
  • Pre 1907 vital records (birth, death, and marriage) 
  • Local government records on: naturalization, school, probate, tax, land, and court records (civil, criminal, and divorce)
  • Church records and congregational histories
  • Diaries, letters, and organizational records
  • County and Local Histories

For your convenience we offer self-service photocopying, self-service digital scanning, and microfilm copying at no charge.

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