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Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of the geological profile between the Sandusky plains and Portsmouth, Ohio.
Description: A cut and polished azurite malachite nodule from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. Azurite and malach...
Description: A specimen of emerald in matrix from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum.
Description: A dogtooth calcite specimen from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. The specimen is approximately thre...
Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham showing the geological profile of the land between Utica and Knob Creek, Kentucky at a scale of 1/2 inch to a mile.
Description: Studio portrait of geologist Charles Whittlesey dressed for a field trip.
Description: Map of Wisconsin showing the location of meteorological stations. Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effec...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...
Description: A hematite fan, approximately six inches in length, from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. This speci...
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...
Description: Professor Richard C. Emmons of the University of Wisconsin Geology Department who is holding a gem case of glass replicas of 10 of the largest and best-kno...
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...
Description: George Hanson (seated foreground center), state geologist, peers into a microscope while examining a diamond. Leaning in to look on are (left to right) Pro...
Description: Curtiss-Wright Condor biplane named "William Horlick" outfitted with skis for use during Adm. Richard E. Byrd's second Antarctic expedition, 1933-35. The...
Increase Lapham's Cartes-de-visite Collection
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin published by P.C. Hale of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: This map shows the geology of areas in Montana, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Colorado, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. Map also shows lak...
Description: Page from a diary kept by Increase Lapham in California between April 11 and May 19, 1870. The page shows a portion of a list of minerals of California.
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