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Date: 1853 

Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Full-length, carte-de-visite portrait of John H. Lathrop (1799-1866), first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Lathrop's tenure was marked by contr...

Date: 1857 

Description: Carte-de-visite of Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor (1783-1867), Indian scholar and author. Best known for writing the Sanskrik Encyclopedia, Sabdakalpadruma (...

Date: 1859 

Description: This plat map is pen on paper and shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, and section lines. Also included is text on survey certifications. The to...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

Photograph

William Spaulding

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Spaulding. He was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1807. Spaulding came to Wisconsin in Novemb...

Date: 1854 after

Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, rivers, lakes, railroads, plank roads, mines, and the Menomonee Reservation....

Photograph

Edward Pier

Date: 1856 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Pier. He was born in New Haven, Vermont on March 31, 1807, and came to Wisconsin in September of 1834. Pier was one...

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by soundings and isolines. Lake Mich...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, rivers, lakes, railroads, and proposed railroads,. Horicon Marsh is labeled H...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Information depicting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States: collected and prepared under the direction of the Bur...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

Date: 1853 ca.

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

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...

Date: 1852 

Description: Landscape view of Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory from a nearby hill showing the Fort, the Mississippi river, the countryside, farm buildings and tipis....

Photograph

Frank Desnoyer

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Frank Desnoyer. He was born in Detroit. Michigan and emigrated to Wisconsin on July 1, 1835.

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