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Photograph

Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: The Third Wisconsin State Capitol before the completion of the dome. After all four wings of the Third Capitol were completed, the second Capitol was demo...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view over dwellings and yards towards Bascom Hall, with North and South Halls on the left and right of Bascom Hill, and Music Hall with its clock...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking up State Street toward the second Wisconsin State Ca...

Date: 1868 

Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...

Photograph

Lakeside House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and St....

Drawing

Camp Randall

Date: 1864-05 

Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1860 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate.

Photograph

Byron Paine

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph of view from the Capitol looking southwest by south. In the foreground are the Capitol Park, the First Baptist Church on Carroll Street; and be...

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.

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