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Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Description: Menominee war dance, as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay, Wisconsin about 1838. This detail...
Description: Concluding page of document handwritten by Thomas Marshall, which includes his signature.
Description: Frontispiece from a passport issued to Benedict Goldenberger from the canton of Aargau, Switzerland. He left Aargau in 1851, went to Massachussetts, and th...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This map shows a line of proposed construction for defending the north side of the canal against inundation from the Wisconsin River and location of Fort W...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: This is a map of northern Illinois and the parts of Wisconsin that had been surveyed by 1842. It shows county lines and university land, and depicts lead a...
Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed, hand...
Description: Bear Valley in Utah with a wagon train descending the mountains. sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Tra...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: This map of Township number 24 North, Range 21 East is pen and ink on paper. The map also shows part of Township Number 23 North, Range Number 21 East. The...
Description: Indians on foot and horseback capturing wild horses (Plate 4).
"Taking the wild horse and breaking him down is one of the proudest feats of the Indian a...
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1845 list of plants of Wisconsin including Oxalidaceae, Zanthoxylaceae, and Anacardiaceae and notations of where and when indiv...
Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.
Description: A document written in Norwegian with the words "Otte Skilling Species" at the top of the page.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
Description: Group of men engaged in a war dance. They hold spears, axes, and bows. (Plate 29)
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 page in Samuel Marshall's diary, dated September 28, 1842, with several short entries.
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