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Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Photograph

Wonewoc

Date: 1858 

Description: An ambrotype of Wonewoc, Wisconsin.

Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Wonewoc

Date: 1858 

Description: An ambrotype of Wonewoc.

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).

Date: 1853-03-15 

Description: The second page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove.

Print

Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1851 

Description: View of five soldiers in a dinghy, aside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the fortif...

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild as a young man.

Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wisconsin Argus Advertisement

Date: 1851 

Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1856 

Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...

Date: 1856-09-01 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and shows farm lots, other lots of land sectioned by acres, bluffs, and a coulee. Also included are notations in pencil and blue in...

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: Reproduction printed on glossy, cloth-backed paper. Right side includes "References", or points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Running...

Map or Atlas

Dane County

Date: 1854 

Description: This mid-19th century map of Dane County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, lakes and strea...

Date: 1856 

Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...

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