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Description: Drawn map of the Hanging Rock Battlefield in the Thomas Sumter Papers.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1941 

Description: Head and shoulders ink and crayon portrait of a Carl Anderson, with a caricature of the Carl Anderson cartoon character "Henry" holding a slingshot aimed a...

Date: 1885-08-28 

Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.

Date: 1949-06-06 

Description: A rendering on tissue paper of the second story floor plan for a house design for Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hayworth.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Unsuccessful elevations and floor plans submitted by Peabody & Stearns, of Boston, and Charles S. Frost, of Chicago, as part of the design competition for...


Description: View of a few buildings with a grove of trees in the yard, and a fence running across the foreground. The school buildings of the old Mission House, showin...

Date: 1952-02-20 

Description: A design for an emerald and diamond ring, hand drawn and painted on tissue mounted on a card. The design, labeled 4-B, is identified as Michelson and dated...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man wearing a suit and a hat standing on the globe of the earth. The text: "You and Me" is written on the left, with an arrow below pointing t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A rendering on tissue paper of a house design for Mr. and Mr.s Alexis J. Panshin. This is sheet #2, showing the south elevation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cartoon sketch of a man and woman at the bar. His forehead is doubled, and he is holding a glass while looking at the woman sitting beside him. She is wear...


St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Indian Agency House, located near the site of Fort Winnebago.


Bur Oaks

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.

Date: 1849-07-25 

Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...


Barman — Dan

Date: 1932 

Description: Dan bartending at Bill's Bar.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fat, bald headed man representing "War Mongers" is binding a cloth around the eyes of Uncle Sam, who is holding a U.S. Flag and is attempting to continue...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A drawing by State Architect, Arthur Peabody, depicting the proposed State Street facade of the University Club building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Designers colored pencil sketch for roadside billboards for two Potosi Brewing Company labels: Holiday and Alpine. Comments on the design are addressed to...

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Costume sketch by Edith Head for Stella Stevens' character Jess Polanski in the film "Too Late Blues." The dress is black velvet with white fox cuffs.

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