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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 ca.

Description: This negative photostat map shows the "oak tree, place of beginning" on the division line between Stockbridge and Brothertown Indians, and Governor Porter'...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Koutani Indian.

Photograph

Shot Tower

Date: 1836-07 

Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A skin lodge of an Assiniboin Chief. The engraving includes a man on horseback and a dog harnessed to a travois.

Date: 1835 ca.

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

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, as well as the location of a shot tower, houses, stores, and barns. The map is oriented with the north to the left. T...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ink on tracing paper map of Green Bay, Wisconsin and nearby areas, Lake Winnebago, Fox and Wolf Rivers, and the junctions of the Mississippi and Wisconsin...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Encampment of the Piekann Indians.

Date: 1836 

Description: This plat map shows the proposed Town of Whitesboro, a paper city (a city planned but never built), located on the Manitowoc River in Calumet County. Certi...

Date: 1835-03-07 

Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.

Historical Object

Lydia C. Sawyer

Date: 1837 before

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette of Lydia C. Sawyer, who died Feb. 11, 1837 at age 22. Portrait faces right (proper left), with hair up, and a fringed collar.

Print

Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1830-02-15 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.

Print

Mi-a-qu-a

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.

Date: 1835-08 

Description: The frontispiece design on blue paper, featuring the likeness of an Indian chief, for "The Aboriginal Port Folio".

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Punka Indians encamped on the banks of the Missouri River and canoeing in river.

Date: 1839 

Description: This map, one of a series made by Thomas Jefferson Cram of the U.S. Topographical Engineers from personal surveys, covers the area from Green Bay to the ju...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

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