Friday, August 3, 2012

Stout Archives Welcomes New Archivist

The UW Stout Archives/Area Research Center welcomed its new Archivist on July 16, 2012.

Heather Stecklein will serve as the Archivist of the UW-Stout Archives and the Director of its Area Research Center.

Heather Stecklein
Office: RSSLC 321
Phone: 715/232-5
Heather Stecklein


Heather holds Master's degrees in Historical Administration (Eastern Illinois University), Library and Information Science (University of Iowa), and American History (Loyola University Chicago).
She has worked in Archives since 1998, joining the UW-Stout library staff in 2012. She has assisted with preserving and promoting the historical collections at a variety of institutions including Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum in Alaska, the Iowa Women’s Archives, and the Illinois Regional Archives Depository.


As University Archivist, Heather is responsible for collecting, preserving, and promoting the history of the individuals, departments, and organizations associated with the UW-Stout and its predecessors. As Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Area Research Center at Stout, she maintains county office, local government, and regional history records for Barron, Dunn, and Pepin counties.


Heather enjoys exploring new cities, photography, and live music. She shares her favorite adventures with her husband and young daughter.

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