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Photograph

Charles Whittlesey

Date: 1858 

Description: Studio portrait of geologist Charles Whittlesey dressed for a field trip.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cyanotype print of the interior of the Geology Museum in Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View towards corner of a room with win...

Date: 1917 

Description: A geological survey map that map of southeastern Wisconsin shows the surface deposits east of the Wisconsin River, from the Illinois state line north to Ne...

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the geological makeup of the valley in red, yellow, and green, the Mississippi River, and the location of Fort Crawford. The geology on the...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1931 

Description: This U.S. Geological Survey map of Wisconsin shows counties, cities and villages, lighthouses, Indian reservations, military reservations, and bird and gam...

Date: 1917 

Description: A geological survey map that shows the sedimentary and igneous deposits in southeastern Wisconsin and south central Wisconsin, as well as the limits of gla...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and the geological formation of Blue Mound. Also shown is the location of Arnold's Hotel and Br...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A geological survey map of Wisconsin, with hand-colored portions showing the surveys completed from 1873 to 1875. Although the title and legend are in Wel...

Date: 1904 

Description: This blue line print map includes 4 cross sections with relief shown by contours and spot heights. The topography was taken from the United States Geologic...

Increase Lapham's Cartes-de-visite Collection

View this magnificent collection of 19th century famous scientists collected by Wisconsin naturalist Increase Lapham.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1876 

Description: This color-coded map of the geology of southeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads....

Map or Atlas

Menomonee Reserve

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map is pencil on paper and shows rivers, granite locations, and selected landmarks. Relief is shown by hachures.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map is pen and pencil on paper and shows a profile of the Blue Mound and East Blue Mound.

Date: 1844 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin published by P.C. Hale of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Professor, University President, Geologist and Author

Discover the history of professor, university president, geologist and author, Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, who establishing the university extension.

Date: 1865 

Description: Map showing the location of meteorological stations and effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January and July. The map shows cou...

Date: 1852 

Description: Hand-colored maps and a series of geological cross sections of the Mississippi River between the Falls of St. Anthony and the mouth of the Wisconsin River...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A hand-colored geological cross section of Iowa County and eastern Dane County, Wisconsin, from the Blue Mounds north-northwest to the sandy plain of the W...

Date: 1912 

Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on tracing paper. The map was traced from U.S. Geological Survey map of Wisconsin, compiled in 1910-1911, and printed in 1...

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