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Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Moses Strong, a Wisconsin archaeologist who served as Lapham's assistant. His most important article was titled, "Prehistoric M...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John L. Russell (1808-1873), Botanist. From 1831-1854, Russell served as a Unitarian minister in a number of cities. Served as...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Elias Durand (1794-1873), French botanist. Left France and came to America after the downfall of Emperor Napoleon. Es...

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Description: Harold Gauer as a mad scientist. Photograph stems from Gauer's work with an insurance agency and his part time testing of urine for policy purposes and lif...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Samuel Barnum Mead (1799-1880), Illinois-based physician and botanist. Mead, a pioneer in both the fields of medicine and b...

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

Date: 1865 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of James Dwight Dana (1813-1895), American minerologist, geologist, and zoologist. He is best known for his discoveries of mountai...

Photograph

Increase A. Lapham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Formal portrait of Increase Lapham sitting in a chair.

Date: 1946-01-09 

Description: Two men performing a test in a laboratory at the Madison Dairy, 1018 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Édouard Desor (1811-1882), Swiss geologist and professor at Neuchâtel academy. He chiefly studied the structure of glaciers an...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Two women in paper "Smucker's" hats watch a man at work in a laboratory beyond a set of windows, presumably at J.M. Smucker Company's Quality Control Depar...

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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...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Meehan (1826-1902), American botanist. Meehan emigrated from England to Philadelphia in 1848. Served as editor...

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: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oval head and shoulders vignetted portrait of Increase A. Lapham.

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