Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.

State Law Library 175 in 2011

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Friday, January 07, 2011 in Special libraries

 env-wi-law-library-72.jpg


The Wisconsin State Law Library is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year.  Although this is a significant milestone in the history of one Wisconsin library in particular, it is also a significant milestone for library service in general in Wisconsin. In a slight modification of the Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries slogan, Wisconsin libraries have been keeping "Us All in a Better State" for 175 years. When the Congress of the United States, in the act establishing the Wisconsin Territory, set aside $5,000 for the purchase of books for the Territorial Legislature in 1836, it represented a commitment of public funds for public knowledge and and public betterment. So as the Wisconsin State Law Library actively celebrates this milestone anniversary, it also represents an opportunity for the entire Wisconsin library community to celebrate 175 years of public support for library service for the common good.  Previous posts about the Wisconsin State Law Library are located Here, Here and Here. The envelope above was used to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the State Law Library which was called the State Library at that time.


Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Categories

Popular Tags

caly film National Library Week Milwaukee Art Museum Library celebrations Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Cooperative Children's Book Center WHCLIS Eager Free Public Library Library Artifacts Hall of Fame 2011 Charles Bunge James Huff Stout Postcards 21 Lutie Stearns Public library systems Richard E. Krug Hall of Fame 2017 Pinback buttons Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians campa Public libraries National Bookmobile Day Events Delia Ovitz anniversaries I Love Libraries Cornelia Marving Pierce Wisconsin Historical Society Ruth Ann Montgomery campaign Library e Library Trustees Capitol Fire 1904 Soughton Public Library Dianne McAfee Hopkins Jane K. Billings Katharine MacDonald Jones Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends Orrilla Blackshear Brown Deer Public Library Dorothea M. Krause Campaign American Library Association Bernard Schwab CCBC Library History Hall of Fame 2015 T. B. Scott Free Public Library Clinton Public Library Amer Beloit Public Library Carl Spitzweg McMillan Memorial Library Campaign 14 American Library Association Library War Service Uncategorized S. Janice Kee DeForest Area Public Library Hall of Fame 2015 Wisconsin Library Bulletin library exhibit Lowell W. Wilson Sarah Janice Kee Postcards WLA 125 bed and breakfast Wisconsin Library Association Anniversaries Edward Asahel Birge Wilbur Lyle Eberhart Ice Storm Lutie Eugenia Stearns Oshkosh Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Exhibits Jerome P. Daniels Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Black River Falls Special libraries Hall of Fame 2012 Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries Milwaukee Public Library Clarence Brown Lester Zona Gale Hall of Fame 2014 Evansville Wisconsin Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends Hall of Fame 2009 Meter mail slogans Superior Carnegie Libraries John J. Jax 28 Wisconsin Free Library Commission presentations State Law Library Peter G. Hamon 20 Sandra Friedman Dolnick Library People library memorabilia Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries library legislation Klaus Linderfelt Library people books-by-mail Matthew S. Dudgeon Beaver Dam Public Library Hall of Fame 2012 Middleton Public Library Brown County Library Postcards 27 Appleton Public Library Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library William J. Wilson Brown Deer Public Library Hall of Fame 2015 11 22 Public libraries Wisconsin State Law Library Suring Area Public Library Frank Avery Hutchins state historical society Hall of Fame 2012 library education Hall of Fame 2015 23 Bookmobiles Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee WAAL WWI Library War Service Manitowoc Public Library membership libraries Events & Meetings Library Buidlings People Black River Falls Public Library Increase A. Lapham 10 Wayne A. Wiegand Anniversaries Hall of Fame 2010 Academic Libraries UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies Larry T. Nix Hall of Fame 2015 Woman's Congress Inform Wisconsin 24 caly film John Miller Chancellor Carnegie libraries Academic Librarians Library people Postcards campaign Marketing-Publicity Ripon Public Library cam Centennial Library Buildings White House Conference on Library and Information Services caly film ca campaign Library Systems Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services School libraries WLA 125 J. D. Witter archives Historical Register Rusk County Community Library James Duane Doty Publications Cam Hall of Fame 2008 Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide Hartford Public Library Milwaukee Public Library Digital Collections WLA 125 Eratus Swift Wilcox COLAND Ruby Roeder Hall of Fame 2016 Events & Meetings UW-Milwaukee Libraries Louise S. Robbins buil UW-Madison school of library and information studies School of Library and Information Studies Tower Hill Wisconsin Irene W. Newman traveling libraries Council on Library and Network Development Pewaukee Public Library Parcel post Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries trav Madison Public Library Nolan I. Neds Buttons bookworm Marjorie Sornson Malmberg Elroy Public Library Hall Gerald A. Somers Gilbert H. Doane Campaign Wisconsin Rapids Hall fo Fame 2012 Gertrude Thurow Portage Public Library hall of Hall of Fame 2013 World War I WLA 125 background Wisconsin Free Library Commission

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo