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Date: 1864 

Description: Pen and watercolor on paper. From the I.A. Lapham Collection. Shows profile and geological formation of Blue Mound and location of Arnold’s Hotel and Brigh...

Photograph

Lincoln Funeral Car

Date: 1865-04 ca.

Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate by Whiting of the Madison studio, Robert's & Whitings Temple of Art, printed as a carte-de-visite.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two hands shaking with the Constitution, Union flag, battle ax and stars in the background. Caption below reads, "Our Union Forever." Red and blue ink on b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Devil running, holding a pitchfork that flies the Confederate flag in one hand and a bottle in the other. Cotton and Bonds are tucked into his belt. Th...

Date: 1866 

Description: Bennett in uniform, showing his crippled right hand, taken when he was 23-years-old after he was ministered out of the Army. The hand wound was caused by...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...

Date: 1864-09-29 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William S. Sullivant (1803-1873), Ohio naturalist. Sullivant was one of the leading bryologists in the United States, focusing...

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1861 

Description: Colton's map showing Minnesota and the Dakotas.

Date: 1865-01-30 before

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Chester Dewey (1784-1867), American Congregational minister, educator, and scientist. Served as Rochester University's first p...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Monster Bowie Knife

Date: 1860-06-06 

Description: An illustration of the enormous bowie knife that was presented to John F. Potter.

Date: 1867 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867). Worked as Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry at University of Pennsylv...

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

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