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Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: Army commission for William H. Upham in the Fifth Wisconsin Artillery dated June 18, 1866, and signed by Andrew Johnson and Edwin M. Stanton on August 1, 1...
Description: A woodcut image of Thomas Phillips, the general president of the Boot and Shoe Workers International Union, accompanying his biography.
Description: A letter to W.R. Taylor from Hinton.
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Description: Front cover of University of Wisconsin Extension Service Special Circular 20 dealing with rural schools. The cover features a drawing of two children walki...
Date: 1980 ca.
Description: Cover of a booklet by the International Engine Division Components Group describing the 6.9 liter diesel engine.
Description: First page of Assembly Bill 175 approving the business of banking in Wisconsin.
Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.
Date: 1886-08-06 ca.
Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 16th annual Nat...
Description: The last, signed page of an 11-page manuscript titled "The Platforms at Trempeleau."
Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".
Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...
Description: Summary of actions taken by the State of Wisconsin against Wallace A. Reinhardt, Andrew Morgan, and Nathaniel C. Rogers in the District Court of Milwaukee....
Description: A letter to Colonel William Robert Talylor signed "Yours in Hast, —. Hinton". The envelope is included in the upper left hand corner of the letter.
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1845 list of plants of Wisconsin including Oxalidaceae, Zanthoxylaceae, and Anacardiaceae and notations of where and when indiv...
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke to Mayor Jairus Fairchild, from the Astor House, New York, describing the sale of city bonds.
Description: Final page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...
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