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Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...
Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
Description: Georgia Lottery ticket from 1845 authorized by the Legislature for the benefit of Fort Gained Academy.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Captain James Ward. Ward was from Mason County, Kentucky, and a compatriot o...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Description: Handwritten list of plants in the Ranunculaceae or crowfoot family.
Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...
Date: 1847 after
Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype. Three-quarter length portrait of Henry A. Cooper, as a young boy, standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a military...
Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.
Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...
Description: Part of a series of local maps, showing a number of burial mounds in the shape of animals near Madison, Wisconsin along military road. The maps also show d...
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...
Description: A map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota that show the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wiscons...
Date: 1849-07-12 ca.
Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
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