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Date: 1886-09 

Description: This map shows buildings with dimensions, as well as lot and block corners. Ink on tracing cloth. Oriented with north to the lower right.

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.

Photograph

Pierce Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior look at the so-called Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, at the corner of Pinckney and Gilman Streets. At the time this photogr...

Drawing

University Hall

Date: 1885-08-30 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...

Date: 1887 

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines.

Date: 1887-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute)

Date: 1881-03-09 ca.

Description: Stereoview of a wintery view of the Second Ward School House. A student stands at the edge of the fence line surrounding the school house.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.

Photograph

Assembly Chamber

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Assembly Chambers in the second State Capitol. Note the gas lamps.

Date: 1889-08-27 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a group of women from Stockholm on their first American Tour.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Date: 1884-04-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...

Photograph

Fourth Ward

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: 1. ? Rarnsdall 2. Florence Ketchem 3. Hattie Stephenson 4. ? Carver 5. Addie McConnell 6. Delia Lawerence 7. Madeline Slightam 8. Annie Kingston 9. Maud Va...

Date: 1883-11 

Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...

Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

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