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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York,...
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County that shows the sectioning of townships, the boundary of the canal grant, roads, streams, lakes, includi...
Description: This map identifies surveyed areas of the Upper Peninsula and shows lakes, rivers, and islands in portions of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and upper Can...
Description: This map of Kewaunee shows lot and block numbers, Lake Michigan, and includes a location map showing proposed railroads. The map includes manuscript annota...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: This hand-colored map shows area north and west of Wisconsin River and south and east of Saint Louis and upper Mississippi Rivers.
Description: The front page of the newsletter "Frauen-Zeitung."
Description: This map shows a line of proposed construction for defending the north side of the canal against inundation from the Wisconsin River and location of Fort W...
Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.
Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...
Description: A document written in Norwegian with the words "Otte Skilling Species" at the top of the page.
Description: View of Watertown.
Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...
Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...
Date: 1846 after
Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...
Description: Title page of the book "Wisconsin: Geography and Topography".
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Elbridge F. and Mary D. Ayer. Seated three-quarter figures, man on left, woman on right. Elbridge wears suit, vest and bow tie...
Description: Handwritten list of plants in the Ranunculaceae or crowfoot family.
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