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Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This map shows the townships, counties, prairies, and swamps in the Wisconsin Territory at the time. It includes the land south of the Wisconsin and Fox Ri...

Date: 1835-03-07 

Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.

Date: 1836-07-01 

Description: Original plat map of the town of Madison on the four lakes.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien. He holds a pipe.

Photograph

Racine House

Date: 1839 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.

Map or Atlas

Flowering Plant Table

Date: 1837-07-22 

Description: Table printed in Milwaukee Advertiser indicating the time of flowering of several wild plants at Milwaukee and near the head of the Pishtaka River.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Junction of the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolin...

Date: 1833 

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

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This map shows the proposed Rock River Canal, between Milwaukee County thru the west line of what is now Waukesha County. Also shows townships, roads, hydr...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Wa-em-boesh-kaa, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1836). He is smok...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...

Date: 1838 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Map or Atlas

Township No. 7N Map

Date: 1835-03-30 

Description: Map of township # 7N, range no. 10 east, 4th meridian, including Third Lake.

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...

Drawing

Stone House

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map was created to accompany a congressional report shows the then Wisconsin Territory, including present-day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, an...

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