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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of an empty University of Wisconsin-Madison pharmacy laboratory.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.

Date: 1844 

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...

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: This map shows the entire state with railroad routes shown in red, blue, orange, green, brown, pink, green, and black. Also labeled are counties, cities, t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Side by side portraits of the same man. Portrait on the left side is gleeful and smiling after hearing about the "terror stricken North". Caption below rea...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Photograph of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and her son Robert (1863-1865). Nettie, a well-known philanthropist, was the wife of Chicago inventor a...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Photograph

Ottawa Indian Camp

Date: 1889 

Description: Beach fishing camp showing several people around a fire drying fish with a tent in the background. Captioned: Ottawa Fishing Camp -- On the Island at Fran...

Date: 1844 

Description: Portrait of North American Indians (Plate 1). "The group in Plate No. 1 is composed of three Portraits from my collection, representing three different tr...

Photograph

Sawyer County Bank

Date: 1883 

Description: View of the Sawyer County Bank with a group of people posed near its doorway. The Sawyer County Bank was organized on March 3, 1884 with a capital stock of...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A view inside the Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion showing people gathered listening to speakers. Behind the speakers, a large banner is displayed. It is deco...

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Madison

Date: 1836 

Description: "Plat of Madison the Capitol of Wisconsin". Map of the four lakes county.

Date: 1844 

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...

Date: 1859 

Description: This plat map is pen on paper and shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, and section lines. Also included is text on survey certifications.

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