Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
Description: Map of the Louisville and Portland Canal on the Ohio River. The map shows Louisville, Shippingsport, Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Gravel Island, Corn Islan...
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.
Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...
Description: Second page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: This map shows waterways, trails, settlements, Indian villages, and boundaries. The map includes text in the lower left with excerpts from Indian land trea...
Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham showing the geological profile of the land between Utica and Knob Creek, Kentucky at a scale of 1/2 inch to a mile.
Description: Portion of a map showing a survey of Lake Superior including the River St. Louis.
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Description: Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near the Fox River to the Winne...
Description: A manuscript map of Prairie du Chien.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...
Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Description: The front page of a letter writen by President Thomas Jefferson to Henry Dearborn.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706