Library Resources

The Marathon County Historical Society Library has a wealth of information available for historical and genealogical research. The following is a partial list of the resources available. If you would like more specific information on what we have available, please stop in and visit us or contact us at (715) 848-0378. You can also fill out our online Research Request form.

Research Files

Including newspaper articles, obituaries, pamphlets, documents, etc.


Including City Directores as early as 1883, Telephone Directories as early as 1899, School Directories and more.


Including City and town histories, family genealogies, yearbooks, reference books on the history of Wisconsin and Marathon County, and more.


Including City maps from as early as 1852, Sanborn maps as early as 1884, plat maps as early as 1882, and much more.

1885 Intensive Survey Records for Wausau

1905 Wisconsin State Census for Marathon County