1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan of Camp Randall.

Date: 1938 

Description: Footing plan for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neighborhood.

Date: 1945-04 

Description: Topographic map of Park Lands in Glenwood Plat, Land for Glenwood Children's Park. Design by Jens Jensen. Oringinal drawing 35 x 34 inches.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sketch of two huge round revolving book stacks with an elevator. This was apparently a "library of the future" idea and was probably never actually built.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sheet #26 of the plans for the State Historical Society building prepared by architects Ferry & Clas, showing longitudinal sections of corridor 142 and Roo...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A chalk rendering of the proposed State Office Building by State Architect, Arthur Peabody. The Wisconsin State Capitol is visible in the background.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.


Gates of Heaven

Date: 1885-08-25 

Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1865 

Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

Date: 1907 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking northwest. Building at top of hill, to left of center is Bascom Hill (Main Hall) and...

Date: 1950-12 

Description: Drawing of the proposed design for the Law Park garage.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the second floor library and offices of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900. F...


Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

Date: 1948 

Description: Model of the new Engineering Building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Designed by the State Bureau of Architecture.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: