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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...

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: 1937 ca.

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

Learn about the origin, and the many spellings and multiple meanings of "Wisconsin."

Date: 1957-03-26 

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...

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: 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...

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 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the East Blue Mound Break, Blue Mound Creek, Black Earth River, and...

Date: 1872 

Description: A series of four hand-colored, geological maps of Wisconsin. Starting from the top of the page, the first map is of a section along the line of the 4th pri...

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: 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: 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: 1864 ca.

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

Photograph

Emerald in Matrix

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A specimen of emerald in matrix from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum.

Geologist, Archaeologist, and Soldier

Brief biography of Charles Whittlesey (1808 - 1886).

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 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: 1955 

Description: This set of 32 maps and an index show the (then) proposed route of the Wisconsin Turnpike. The index shows the entire route of the turnpike, and the major...

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