The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center (WLHC) is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation (WLAF) and was established for the following purposes:
- To promote an understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin by the general public and the Wisconsin library community.
- To promote the preservation of artifacts and archives which contribute to an understanding and appreciation of Wisconsin’s library heritage.
- To promote research and publishing which contribute to an understanding and appreciation of Wisconsin’s library heritage.
The WLHC was established on March 19, 2008 by action of the WLAF Board based on a report
submitted by the WLHC Steering Committee.
Steering Committee Members
James Gollata, Director Emeritus
Miller Memorial Library, UW-Richland (Richland Center)
Ruth Ann Montgomery, Retired Director
Arrowhead Library System (Janesville)
Louise S. Robbins, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
School of Library and Information Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison