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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington". There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin" on the...

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: 1862-08-08 

Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...

Date: 1908 

Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.


Description: "Lieutenant Foster's Camp preparing for the night contrabands with the Engineer, Dept. of the Army". Tents are in the background and men are loading horse-...

Date: 1949-06-06 

Description: A rendering on tissue paper of the second story floor plan for a house design for Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hayworth.

Date: 1958 

Description: Black two-piece suit with shawl and hat. Edith Head design for the film "Vertigo" (Paramount 1958).

Date: 1805-01-11 

Description: Four map illustrations showing the political subdivisions of the Northwest Territory from 1805 through 1834.


Description: Design for a Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with a "America's Dairyland" theme.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Cyperaceae. Memebers of this family of plants are also called sedges, however those of genus Carex may be called "true"...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"


People Sketches


Description: Various sketches of people's faces.

Date: 1868 

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

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.


Ledger Drawing


Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men, one prone, the other touching him with what may be a coup stick.

Date: 1939-07 

Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Wesley Foundation of Wisconsin. E.W Blakeman, University Pastor and Childs and Smith Architects of Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 19948 

Description: Cartoon drawn by Clare V. "Dwig" Dwiggins depicting himself and August Derleth.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.

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.

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