Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...

Date: 1898 

Description: Shows landownership, buildings, and railroads. Lake Mendota and Lake Wingra are labelled.

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: 1872 ca.

Description: Small sidewheel steam launches on Lake Monona.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Caption from photograph: "Proposed site of library building. Wis[consin] Histor[ical] Soc[iety].--looking N.W. Building would occupy place now covered by t...

Date: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Date: 1832 

Description: Hand-drawn map in two parts of the route of Governor J.D. Doty. Probably made by Doty in 1832 as a result of his travels with Alexander J. Center.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

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: 1873 

Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...


Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...


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