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Date: 1838 ca.

Description: This manuscript map, drawn in pencil, shows the lakes and rivers in the area between Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota, the Mississippi River on the...

Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

Date: 1838 

Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...

Date: 1836 after

Description: This early to mid-19th century map shows the township and range system, sections, landownership, furnaces, lead mines, copper mines, and roads in the vicin...

Date: 1835 

Description: Plat map of Milwaukee. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on paper. Certifications on back side signed by several early settlers, as well as a justice of the peace...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Madison

Date: 1836 

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

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the hydrology of Madison and its vicinity at the height of interest in a proposed Milwaukee and Rock River Canal. It was made by Thomas Jeff...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Fort Union, on the Missouri River in Montana.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Herds of bison and elk on the Upper Missouri River.

Print

Richardville

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Richardville, the Head Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

Drawing

The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Print

Ke-wa-din

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ke-wa-din, or the North Wind, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Tatsicki-Stomick, a Piekann Indian Chief.

Date: 1833 ca.

Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

Map or Atlas

Map of Pekatolica

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows a plat of a paper city (a city planned but never built). Some streets and the Pekatolica River are labele...

Date: 1837 

Description: This manuscript map, copied in 1837 from a map in the Green Bay Land Office, Navarino, shows sections, the Shebowegan Trail, sandstone ledges, rivers, stre...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows marshlands, rivers, creeks, a quarry, and a few roads.

Date: 1839 

Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn in 1839, this map shows the state of Michig...

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