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Date: 1857 

Description: This map show city plats including the name and number of the plats as well as some land ownership. Some of the plats have manuscript annotations outlined...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...

Date: 1853 

Description: This map shows a cross-section of southern Wisconsin, highlighting the La Crosse Milwaukee Rail Road. Shows canals, railroads, plank and post roads, and to...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

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: 1859 

Description: This map show plats including plat names, plat numbers, and some lot owner's names. Relief is shown by hachures. The map includes line drawings of Juneau B...

Photograph

Charles Krips

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Charles Krips of Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Charles Krips was the uncle of the donor of the portrait, Mrs. Julia Hicks. The po...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Body of water body in foreground with boaters, buildings on shore in background.

Map or Atlas

Monticello Wisconsin

Date: 1851-08 

Description: Ink on paper. Includes explanation and a certification signed by Jacob Marty, Electa Marty, and a justice of the peace. Original map is very light and in f...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake," "Third Lake" and "La...

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad. Features a woodcut of a train near the top of the page.

Date: 1859 

Description: South Pinckney Street as photographed by Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof. In the center are several wooden structures dating from Madison's e...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Mary La Follette and her four children, left to right, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and (standing) El...

Date: 1853-09 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. The Manitowoc River and Lake Michigan are labeled. Depths are indicated by soundings...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1858-08-26 

Description: Copy of ambrotype made by W.H. Pearson in Macomb, Illinois. Taken five days after the first debate with Senator Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois. Lin...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: This map shows labeled counties in Wisconsin and unlabeled county in Michigan. It includes Door County, which was established 1851, but lacks Kewaunee Coun...

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