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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....

Photograph

Dogtooth Calcite

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A dogtooth calcite specimen from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. The specimen is approximately thre...

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: 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...

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:  date unknown

Description: Geological Map of the lead regions in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.

Brief history of the quarrying industry in Wisconsin.

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...

Geologist, Archaeologist, and Soldier

Brief biography of Charles Whittlesey (1808 - 1886).

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: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows the population by county, the basic geology, climate, and the distribution of timber within the state of Wisconsin. It shows mean seasonal t...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A pictorial, hydrographic map shows sailing courses, historical and contemporary coastal attractions, roads, and the contour depths of Green Lake, Wisconsi...

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...

Date: 1844 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This map shows the Soo Line railroad and Arpin Hardwood Lumber Company lands in red. The top margin of the map reads: "Wisconsin, the safest state in the U...

Date: 1870 

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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map identifies the areas of the state that had been geologically surveyed or topographically surveyed, or both, as well as portions of the state still...

Date: 1953-06-31 

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...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the Spensley Break, James Break, Wisconsin River, and Little Bear Cr...

Increase Lapham's Cartes-de-visite Collection

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