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Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1861-09-30 

Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen-drawn poster listing the officers and men of Company H. Includes small oval portraits of some of the officers.

Date: 1928-07-05 

Description: Article entitled "Several Indian Families Now Encamped at Frost's Woods, Ancient Camp Site" about Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indians camping on the shores of Lak...

Manuscript

Aldo Leopold Letter

Date: 1929-08-21 ca.

Description: A letter written by Aldo Leopold addressed to M.B. Olbrich.

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1853-03-15 

Description: The first page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove. It was authored by someone in Stevens Point whose name is not s...

Date: 1947 

Description: Letterhead of the All Wisconsin Sports Show, presented by the Madison Business Association, with an outline map of the state and a star marking the locatio...

Manuscript

Pi Lambda Theta

Date: 1949-03-05 

Description: Mrs. Lettie P. Trefz, national vice-president of Pi Lambda Theta, stands between Evelyn Simonson (left), vice-president of the Wisconsin chapter, and Doris...

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Date: 1931-02-26 

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the end of Lake Monona Wild Life Sanctuary Association, a group that had been trying to preserve Frost's Woods.

Date: 1857 

Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Johnson & Melaas, merchant tailors and cloth dealers, "Buyers of wool and Wisconsin leaf tobacco," with an engraving of a waterfront view of...

Date: 1853-03-15 

Description: The second page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove.

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Victory Convention, with an illustration by R. Hesselgrave of a train full of passengers waving flags, hea...

Manuscript

The Magic Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Flyer for the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park.

Manuscript

Class Portrait

Date: 1935 

Description: Vintage photograph, dated ca. 1890, with a wraparound handwritten message from Miss Louise Parke to her beloved teacher, Miss Mary L. Edgar, is part of a M...

Date: 1881 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic certificate awarded to William H. Upham and signed by Lucius Fairchild.

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