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: 1849 

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

Date: 1966-06-23 

Description: Letter of introduction for Mrs. Robert (Vicki) Gabriner indicating that she is authorized by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin to collect materials...


Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: First page of Assembly Bill 175 approving the business of banking in Wisconsin.


"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 Soglin and Nichols who were interviewed for the is...

Date: 1855-11-15 

Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.


Gay is Good

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover of document manifesto of the Gay Liberation Front entitled "Gay is Good". Includes male and female gender symbols.

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...


Co-operative Fair

Date: 1886-02 

Description: A formal announcement of a Co-operative Fair that was held in March of 1886.

Date: 1942-02-28 before

Description: Front cover and illustration from insert for the inauguration of club president Lewis Wood, with numbered illustrated phases of his career, and a banner re...


Aldo Leopold Letter

Date: 1929-08-21 ca.

Description: A letter written by Aldo Leopold addressed to M.B. Olbrich.

Date: 1957-07-21 

Description: Letter from Harold Kruse, President of Citizens Natural Resources Association of Wisconsin, to L.P. Voigt of the Wisconsin Conservation Department regardin...

Date: 1919-01-01 

Description: Front and back sides of a one-page menu in the "Officers Mess" with an illustration of two soldiers in profile marching along a road towards a castle on th...

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.


Bennett Diary Pages

Date: 1863-05 

Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.


Description: Second page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...

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: 1913-09-09 

Description: First page of a three page letter, written by Theodore Roosevelt on the letterhead of "The Outlook," a weekly magazine.


John Muir Letter

Date:  date unknown

Description: The first page of a poem written by John Muir entitled "The Sabbath."


Class Portrait

Date: 1935 

Description: Vintage photograph, dated ca. 1890, with a wraparound handwritten message from Miss Louise Parke to her beloved teacher, Miss Mary L. Edgar, is part of a M...

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