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Textiles : History

Information about textile studies and resources for textile research.

Historical Textile Journals

Archival Collections about Textiles

Archives are a great resource for documentation about a specific time, place, or person/people.  Both the University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives and the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives have collections about textile collections, textile workers, and the textile industry, in Wisconsin and abroad.  A few collections that may be valuable for historical research include:

University Archives

(The University Archives are part of the UW Library System and its records can be accessed in MadCat)

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives

(The Wisconsin Historical Society has its own archival catalog, ArCat, in which its records can be accessed)