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Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Shows county line boundaries, rivers, and falls. Includes explanation of township and county divisions. Pen and pencil on paper. Title supplied by catalog...
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...
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the Laramie River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overlan...
Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.
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: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: The Cornelia Vedder house. Described as the house "where George Winnie, a conductor on the Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien Railroad, stayed at the end of hi...
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...
Date: 1841 before
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, 1841. Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, he was the first...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Lithograph of Southport.
Description: A document written in Norwegian with the words "Otte Skilling Species" at the top of the page.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: A sixth-plate Daguerreotype of Sophronia Newcomb Larkin, who married Benjamin Franklin Larkin.
Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...
Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
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