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Date: 1965-03-20 before

Description: Front and back of the menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim Berryman of club president (Frederic W. Collins?) holding alof...

Date: 1862-03-25 

Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...

Date: 1840 

Description: A document written in Norwegian with the words "Otte Skilling Species" at the top of the page.

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Date: 1924 

Description: Summary of actions taken by the State of Wisconsin against Wallace A. Reinhardt, Andrew Morgan, and Nathaniel C. Rogers in the District Court of Milwaukee....


Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from John M. Dunlop by Hercules Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The back side of the first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

Date: 1831-02 

Description: Printed invitation addressed to Mr. I.A. Lapham for a ball at C. McCoy's hotel to be held on February 17, 1831.

Date: 1774-07 

Description: Front page of a letter written and signed by Dan Smith.

Date: 1978 

Description: Front and back of "Renaissance" newsletter. Features a greek-style drawing of a man on the front, and on the back a depiction of a naked man and woman wear...

Date: 1907-10-10 

Description: First page of a letter from Milwaukee County District Attorney, Francis McGovern to Governor James O. Davidson regarding an investigation into fraudulent m...

Date: 1942-02-28 before

Description: Front cover and illustration from insert for the inauguration of club president Lewis Wood, with numbered illustrated phases of his career, and a banner re...

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.


Pi Lambda Theta

Date: 1949-03-05 

Description: Mrs. Lettie P. Trefz, national vice-president of Pi Lambda Theta, stands between Evelyn Simonson (left), vice-president of the Wisconsin chapter, and Doris...


Washington, D.C.

Date: 1861-08 ca.

Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...

Date: 1938 

Description: One page of a handwritten musical sketch by Marc Blitzstein for "The Cradle Will Rock." The words, "Leaving in the (illegible word)" are written at the top...

Date: 1835-03-07 

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


Church Goods

Date: 1918-01-28 

Description: Front cover of the Benziger Brothers Church Goods catalog advertising metal ware, vestments, statuary, and furnishings.

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