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Date: 1839 

Description: The deed is for sale of land under jurisdiction of Mineral Point Office in 1839 during the Van Buren administration. Frederick Sprague is from Oakland Coun...

Date: 1836 

Description: This manuscript shows the 1835 survey of the road corresponding approximately to a portion of County Trunk A in the Town of Scott, Brown County, Wisconsin....

Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

Date: 1838 

Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...

Date: 1836-11 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map of Navarino shows a development plat of the village situated opposite Fort Howard at mouth of the Fox River. The names of proprietors are listed a...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Tombs made by Assiniboin Indians in trees.

Book or Pamphlet

Runaway Slave

Date: 1837 before

Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Pencil on tracing paper. Rough sketch of Milwaukee. Left top corner reads: "From Map of northern part of Illinois and the surveyed part of Wisconsin Territ...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...

Date: 1834 

Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, mills, forts, hospitals, and parts of Devil River and Fox River.

Date: 1839 

Description: Shows locations of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads. Includes table of steamboat routes and distances; vignette of "Maid...

Date: 1839 

Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...

Date: 1830 

Description: Multicolor map illustrates the development of states and territories in the Old Northwest. Wisconsin was on the frontier of settlement when this map was pu...

Date: 1833 

Description:  "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-bin-de-ba, or the White Headed Eagle, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.

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