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Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.
Date: 1820 ca.
Description: Map of the Northwestern Territories of the United State showing the track pursued by the Expedition in 1820.
Description: Beginning page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa...
Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...
Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...
Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.
Description: Narrative Journal of Travels from Detroit Northwest through the Great chain of American Lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River in the year 1820. Ill...
Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.
Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaw and Child". Portrait of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman and her child painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac in 18...
Description: Drawn and engraved by Sidney Hall. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. Scale: 1:200. Partly colored. This is probably the second Europe...
Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...
Description: Map of the Louisville and Portland Canal on the Ohio River. The map shows Louisville, Shippingsport, Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Gravel Island, Corn Islan...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839.
Description: The front page of a letter writen by President Thomas Jefferson to Henry Dearborn.
Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.
Date: 1821 ca.
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.
Description: An illustration of items manufactured by Indians, including a canoe, two paddles, moccasins, rolled mat, pipe bowl, and a beaded bag.
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