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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: 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: 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 ca.

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

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows streets, piers, and wharves. Lake Michigan, the Manitowoc River, and select buildings are labeled. Relief is shown by hachures and sounding...

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...

Date: 1853 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

Manuscript

Unpaid Bill

Date: 1857-11-18 

Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.

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.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Portrait of William Freeman Vilas (1840-1908), Civil War and United States Senator, taken while he was a student at the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1854-12-05 

Description: This plat map shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, and an old fort. The left margin reads: "Part of the Main Village of Prai...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.

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