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Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length carte-de-visite of Alexander Winchell (1824-1891), State Geologist of Michigan and Professor of Geology and Paleontology at the University o...

Date: 1863 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Gould Anthony (1804-1877), head of the Conchology department at the Museum of Comparative Zoology from 1863 until his deat...

Date: 1948-06-19 

Description: Max Mason, left, UW Class of 1898, Chairman of the council of Palomar Observatory in California, shown being welcomed by UW President E.B. Fred at the Univ...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Joshua Hoopes (1788-1874), American Botanist. An infant at the time of the Wyoming Indian massacre, his mother strapped him on...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Historical Essay

Lapham, Increase, 1811-1875

Wisconsin's First Scientist

Read about Wisconsin's first scientist. Learn about his achievements; including his scientific writings, and his work as an engineer and land surveyor.

Date: 1968-12-09 

Description: University of California molecular biologist, Dr. Robert Riseborough, left, confers during a break in the DDT hearings with Victor J. Yannacone, the attorn...

Date: 1944-06-24 

Description: Female chemist using C.M. Ambrose Company paint mixer for testing paint, with a man looking on at the Mautz Paint and Varnish Company, 939 East Washington...

Date: 1854 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Lawrence Smith (1818-1883), American chemist. From 1846-1850, he worked for the Turkish government, exploring their count...

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: U.S. Army Major Herbert Crecelius of the army chemical corps studying agricultural bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is in a lab coat...

Photograph

Chemical Laboratory

Date: 1944 

Description: Gertrude Satina weighs a piece of steel in the chemical laboratory at the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "This photo shows th...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait, with accompanying obituary entry, of Major John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), American soldier, explorer, and geologist. Best known...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Date: 1872 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William Marriott Canby (1831-1904), American botanist and businessman. Canby involved himself in many diverse endeavo...

Date: 1858 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

Photograph

Hugh Iltis

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Description: Hugh Iltis seated at his desk with botanical specimens.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), an American physician and naturalist who is shown in a Russian-American fur trapper's c...

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