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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...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and pictorially and shows plat of the town, wards, lots, land ownership by name, local roads, highways, railroads, pa...

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, H√∂lzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...

Book or Pamphlet

Ojibwe Dictionary Title Page

Date: 1853 

Description: Title page of A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language by Reverend Frederic Baraga.

Date: 1856-11-08 

Description: Political drawing for the Democratic Presidential Campaign, which included Buchanan and Breckenridge.

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pen, and watercolor on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, lots by number, U.S. subdivisions in red lines, Mineral Point Rail...

Drawing

Racine College

Date: 1858 

Description: College at Racine.

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of a campus green space at Ripon College. A commemorative stone marker stands in the foreground with text that reads, "Rendezvous 1st Wis. Cav. Aug...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Shows street grid, sections in adjacent townships, routes of railroads and projected railroads, post offices, and creeks. Table of references identifies m...

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...

Date: 1850 

Description: Map showing Indian mounds and graves as well as ground cover types at Township 8, Range 22. There is an inset diagram of an effigy mound labeled "The Cross...

Drawing

Lutheran Church

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype of elevated view of Pinckney Street, looking northwest. View includes the American House and Bruen's Block, both on the corner of East Washin...

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....

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: In August 1858, H√∂lzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...

Photograph

Hugh McFarland

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...

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