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Photograph

Increase A. Lapham

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Bassnett (b. 1808, d. aft 1885), American meteorologist. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Thos. Bassnet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Tyndall (1820-1893), Irish natural philosopher. Tyndall was one of the leading figures in Victorian science and a member o...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...

Date: 1996-11 

Description: "The Neda mine has four miles of corridors over about 22 arches."

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.

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: 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: 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:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Franz Brandecke, Milwaukee-based geologist. Worked on Wisconsin geological survey with Lapham. Handwritten text on front read...

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1874 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as pr...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles A. White (1826-1910), an American geologist and paleontologist. White was the State geologist of Iowa in 1866-70, and a...

Photograph

John W. Sterling

Date:  

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of John W. Sterling (1816-1885), one of the first members of the faculty of the University of Wisconsin and briefly a...

Photograph

Arlie W. Schorger

Date: 1944-02-20 

Description: Arlie W. Schorger, a chemist for the U.S. Bureau of Standards for one year, and at the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory for nine years, before joining the f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of Increase Lapham.

Date: 1933-12-21 

Description: Mr. S. Schafer in laboratory coat, holds one large and one small snake.

Date: 1953-09-27 

Description: Richard and Ruth Shackleford pose with a prize white mink outside of the small animal house at 2105 Herrick Drive. Richard, a member of the UW genetics dep...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph D. Hooker (1817-1911), English botanist, plant collector and traveller. Son of Sir William Hooker. A close friend of C...

Date: 1918-06-18 

Description: Dedication ceremony for Muir Knoll on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Judge Milton S. Griswold is speaking at flag-draped podium, and a...

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