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Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
Date: 1868-12-22 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Date: 1899-11-14 before
Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...
Date: 1884-04-06 before
Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...
Date: 1888-07-04 before
Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.
Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute)
Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grov...
Date: 1875-06-02 before
Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the banquet of the twenty-ninth annual session of the Wisconsin State Medical Society at the Park Hotel. On the cover...
Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.
Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...
Date: 1876-02-14 before
Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...
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