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Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration used for a book written about the history of the typewriter. Image includes Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the first practical typewri...

Date: 1857 

Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.

Date: 1951-05-24 

Description: The first of three pages of a letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to James W. Young.

Date: 1861-01-22 

Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Illustration of a "prairie breaking plow" of the 1840s. Includes the text "prairie breaking plow of fifty years ago."

Date: 1886-08-06 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 20th annual Nat...

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Cover of an operator's and maintenance manual for International DT-466 and V-800 on-highway diesel engines.

Manuscript

Freemen of Ohio

Date: 1813-07-02 

Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...

Date: 1950 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a blue ribbon against a red band on the left-hand side. The state fair ribbon includes the state seal and dat...

Manuscript

Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 2 of a description of the resettlement of Walter Brundage from poor farmland owned by Dr. Roach to land better suited to agriculture owned by Pat Glea...

Date: 1972 

Description: Letter from Martha MacMillan of Farmington, Michigan to the group Women for a Peaceful Christmas written on stationery bearing an Earth Day logo.

Date: 1942-03-14 

Description: Typewritten menu for the luncheon meeting of the Madison Civics Club held at the Loraine Hotel, with photographer Margaret Bourke-White as speaker. Over 50...

Date: 1957-06-30 

Description: Letter from Marie Thompson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President of the Animal Protective League to John Beale, Chief Forester at the Wisconsin Conservation D...

Date: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

Date: 1951-07 

Description: Graphic from University of Wisconsin Extension Service Special Circular 20 showing progress in transportation and economics and posing the question "have o...

Date: 1926-12-16 

Description: Portion of the dissolution letter regarding the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1956 

Description: A detailed diagram showing the aspects of Natural Resources legislation and enforcement and its distribution among state agencies. On loan from the Wisc...

Manuscript

"The Gay Endeavor"

Date: 1978-03 

Description: Cover and back page of "The Gay Endeavor," a publication for gay women and gay men. Includes an image of Paul Soglin and Nichols who were interviewed for t...

Manuscript

Unpaid Bill

Date: 1857-11-18 

Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.

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