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Date: 1779-08-31 

Description: A handwritten "list of different inhabitants that consented to furnish the troops belonging to the state of Virginia."

Date: 1862-08-29 

Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.

Date: 1924-12-16 

Description: This is page one of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: First page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding the publication of a book he was writing.

Manuscript

Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.

Manuscript

The Magic Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Flyer for the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park.

Date: 1951-05-24 

Description: The third page of a letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to James W. Young. It includes Weaver's signature in ink.

Date: 1828 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.

Date: 1888-10-01 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States announcing that (Chaplin) J.W. Oakley became a Companion of the first Class...

Manuscript

Ranunculaceae

Date: 1849 

Description: Handwritten list of plants in the Ranunculaceae or crowfoot family.

Date: 1812 

Description: A contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.

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: 1844-09-20 

Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.

Manuscript

Letter to Mom

Date: 1945-11-15 

Description: The first page of a letter home to her mother from Signe Skott Cooper on United States Armed Forces stationery.

Manuscript

Earth Borer

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...

Date: 1907 

Description: Excerpt from Governor Davidson's investigation into the Wisconsin Medical Institute and the practices of Wallace, Willis, and F.A.H. Reinhardt. The documen...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Date: 1820-05-24 

Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1888-03-10 

Description: Inscription from Reuben Gold Thwaites to The State Historical Society of Wisconsin in a copy of his book, Historic Waterways.

Manuscript

Rosa Parks Letter

Date: 1956-02-25 

Description: A typed letter written to Myles Horton of Highlander Folk School from Rosa L. Parks.

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