1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Colonel Thomas Stephens. He was born in Devonshire, England, in May of 1815. Stephens emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836, and...

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center. The first, a double lock around which the village of C...

Date: 1850 

Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

Print

The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

Date: 1851 after

Description: Smith Hall at Ripon College features a three-story porch, supported by columns, shelters the entrance, and brackets add decoration to the roof. Vines grow...

Photograph

Dennis Murphy

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dennis Murphy. He was born in the County of Wexford, Ireland, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1827.

Photograph

Captain Chapman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Captain Chapman.

Map or Atlas

Hartford Township Map

Date: 1859 

Description: Detail of section 5 of the Washington County map showing only Hartford.

Date: 1852 

Description: Indians amidst wigwams.

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....[One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasantes...

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1850 

Description: This detailed map outlines mid and southern WI county boundaries in bright color, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter (without the envelope) from Mr. Hinton to W.R. (William Robert) Taylor.

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.