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Eau Claire Area Histories


In collaboration with the ResCarta Foundation, these Eau Claire area histories from the Library's Special Collections area are now on the Library's website. All the histories can be searched at one time by choosing just "Local Area History" or choose which one you want to look at.


Eau Claire Area Histories
Art Work of Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties (1901)
Beginnings of Community: Eau Claire, Wisconsin 1860-1880 by Orry Walz (1985)
Breaking the Chippewa to Harness by Wisconsin-Minnesota Light and Power Company (1916)
Bussell's Atlas of the City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin by Charles E. Bussell (1888)
Charter of the City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (1872)
Chippewa Valley Business Directory (1873)
Chippewa County, Wisconsin, Vol. 1 by S.J. Clark Publishing Company (1913)
Chippewa County, Wisconsin Vol. 2 by S.J. Clark Publishing Company (1913)
Chippewa Valley Business Directory for 1873 Directories of Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Augusta, Durand, Bloomer, Eau Galle by Gorer & Ludlow, Free Press Print (1873)
Early Eau Claire by William W. Bartlett (1926)
Eau Claire County Statistical Reports, 1912-1979
Eau Claire, Heartland of the Chippewa Valley : an Illustrated History by Jane Hieb and Elizabeth Perkins (1988)
Eau Claire of To-day (191-?)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 1850-1880:  A Case Study in Community Organization and Social Deviance by Orry C. Walz (1986) 
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1850-1880: A Case Study in community Organization and Social Deviance: Research Notes from the Eau Claire Weekly Free Press, Sept., 1858-Jan., 1881 by Orry C. Walz (1986)
Eau Claire's Carnegie Library & Historic City Hall prepared by Helen Young for the Eau Claire Landmarks Commission
Facts for the Immigrant Concerning Barron County, Wisconsin by Orville Brayton (1871)
Final Report Intensive Historic/Architectural Survey of the City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin by Mary Taylor (1983)
The First 100 Years: Eau Claire Police, 1872-1972  by Eau Claire, WI Police Department (1972)
Historical and Biographical Album of the Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin by George Forrester. (1891-1892)
Historical and Descriptive Souvenir Album of the City of Augusta, It's People and Surroundings by C. Wes Warner (1900)
History of Barron County by Newton S. Gordon (compiled by Franklyn Custiss-Wedge) (1922) 
History of Buffalo County, Wisconsin  by L. Kessinger. (1888)
History of Clark County, Wisconsin by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge (1918)
History of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Past and Present by W. F. Bailey. (1914)
History of Northern Wisconsin (1881)
Honor Roll, Chippewa County, Wisconsin by William F. Kirk
Howdy Neighbor: Welcome to Eau Claire by Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce
An Illustrated Description of Eau Claire (1891-92 (i.e.1892?))
Letters of a Pioneer:  Early Lumbering Days by O. H. Ingram.  (1916)
*Lumbering on the Chippewa:  The Eau Claire Area, 1845-1885.   Dale Arthur Peterson.  (1970)
The March of Civilization:  A Story of the Development of the Cornell Country by Jennie Kean Porter (1916)
Plat Book of Chippewa County, Wisconsin by C. M. Foote (1888)
Plat Book of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. (1928?)
The Public Library in Eau Claire, 1860-2009  by Katherine Sullivan & Larry Nickel (2010)
Railroad Celebration Held at Eau Claire, Wisconsin, August 11, 1870
Remembering the Valley by Will Denson (1993)
*The Rivers Flow On; a Record of Eau Claire, Wisconsin from 1910-1960 by Lois Barland (1965)
*Sawdust City:  A History of Eau Claire, Wisconsin from the Earliest Times to 1910 by Lois Barland (1960)
Souvenir Programme, Ben Hur, Company E, 3rd National Guard
Standard Atlas of Chippewa County, Wisconsin:  Including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities and Townships of the  County by Geo. A. Ogle & Co (1920)
Standard Atlas of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin : Including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities, and Townships of the County by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. (1910)

*The author continues to hold the copyright to this work.  The work is available for educational purposes only and any other use of the material by anyone is prohibited without written consent by the author or subsequent copyright holders.
City of Eau Claire, Wis (1890)
City of Eau Claire, Wis by F.W. A. Pauly (1905)
Eau Claire, County Seat of Eau Claire Co. by Snyder, Van Veckten & Co. (1877)
Map of Building Zone Plan of the City of Eau Claire, Wis. / adopted by ordinance by the Common Council of Eau Claire, Wis. (1924)
Map of Eau Claire (Section 1) by Phoenix Map Co. (1875)
Map of Eau Claire (Section 2) by Phoenix Map Co. (1875)
Map of Eau Claire (Section 3) by Phoenix Map Co. (1875)
Map of Eau Claire (Section 4) by Phoenix Map Co. (1875)
Map of Eau Claire, Wis (1913)
Map of Eau Claire, Wisconsin by Eau Claire Book & Stationery Co. (1920)

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