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American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1839 

Description: A map of the Wiskonsin [sic] and Neenah or Fox Rivers.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets in Madison, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and S...


Science Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: John S. Fuller took this image of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862....

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."

Date: 1898 

Description: Shows landownership, buildings, and railroads. Lake Mendota and Lake Wingra are labelled.

Date: 1898-02 

Description: Interior view of Cornelia Vilas Guild Hall in the Women's Club on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The stage is set with chairs in front of thre...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of University Drive as it parallels Lake Mendota.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. View looking up Langdon Street, with a horse-drawn wagon on the right.

Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...


Levi Vilas House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Levi B. Vilas house, built in 1852 at the corner of 521 North Henry and Langdon Streets, as it appeared before remodeling.

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...


Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at 600 N. Park Street.

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