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Photograph

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: Photographic print of an amateur painting, probably representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The Peck Cabin, one of the many free variations o...

Date: 1837 

Description: This manuscript map, copied in 1837 from a map in the Green Bay Land Office, Navarino, shows sections, the Shebowegan Trail, sandstone ledges, rivers, stre...

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This map shows the proposed Rock River Canal, between Milwaukee County thru the west line of what is now Waukesha County. Also shows townships, roads, hydr...

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.

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...

Map or Atlas

Flowering Plant Table

Date: 1837-07-22 

Description: Table printed in Milwaukee Advertiser indicating the time of flowering of several wild plants at Milwaukee and near the head of the Pishtaka River.

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and several Indian dwellings are erected next to it. A man on horseback with...

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House, built in 1836 and operated as an inn by Colwert Pier and his wife. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and severa...

Date: 1837 

Description: This map shows planned military posts/depots, barracks, rivers, lakes, roads, existing forts, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Arkansas, Illino...

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Shows riverside property west of the Milwaukee River. Inscribed by several early Milwaukee settlers, including Henry W. Cleveland, Cy...

Date: 1837 

Description: This map shows the planned military posts/depots, roads, existing forts, rivers, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Illinois, Mississippi, Arkansa...

Date: 1837 

Description: This map shows the townships, roads, trails, natural land forms, vegetation, mill sites and lead and copper deposits in the Wisconsin Territory at the time...

Photograph

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 

Description: Photograph of a painting of the exterior of the Eben Peck cabin by Mrs. E.E. Bailey. The location of this original painting is unknown.

Photograph

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: Photographic print of an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "M...

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Ta-vah-puts, Chief of the U-in-tah Utes, standing in a field.

Date: 1837 

Description: Map of Lake Winnebago and the area south of the Fox River from Green Bay to Sheboygan. The map is oriented with North to the right.

Book or Pamphlet

Runaway Slave

Date: 1837 before

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

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This map shows the townships, counties, prairies, and swamps in the Wisconsin Territory at the time. It includes the land south of the Wisconsin and Fox Ri...

Date: 1837-06 

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...

Historical Object

Unidentified Man

Date: 1837 before

Description: Aperture-type silhouette cut from ivory colored paper on black ground of unidentified man. Subject faces right (proper left) wearing a tie and ruffled shir...

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