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Date:  

Description: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from John M. Dunlop by Hercules Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Johnson & Melaas, merchant tailors and cloth dealers, "Buyers of wool and Wisconsin leaf tobacco," with an engraving of a waterfront view of...

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

Manuscript

Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 1 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:  

Description: Drawing of trappers on leaving their hunting grounds.

Date: 1882-03-28 

Description: U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor Naturalization service form 2203, Declaration of Intention for Antoni Plichta filled out in Cook County, Illinois.

Date: 1897 

Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.

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

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company G, 14th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1952-01-29 

Description: The first page of a letter written to A.A. Schecter by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver.

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: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.

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.

Manuscript

Church Goods

Date: 1918-01-28 

Description: Front cover of the Benziger Brothers Church Goods catalog advertising metal ware, vestments, statuary, and furnishings.

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near the Fox River to the Winne...

Date: 1972 

Description: Letter from Carol Lampe of Fairfield, Connecticut to Women for a Peaceful Christmas written on colorful stationery with a writing surface in the shape of a...

Manuscript

Gay Center Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Poster for picnic presented by the Gay Center at Vilas Park. Includes an image of a fox and telephone.

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