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Date: 1859-10-15 

Description: Front page of the Certificate of Incorporation for the Summit Bank in Oconomowoc.

Manuscript

John Muir Letter

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

Description: Letterhead for the Electrical and Steel Sales Co., with black and white photographs of examples of the company's steel products, such as casters, dollies,...

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: 1886-04-29 

Description: A proposal to the Knights of Labor of America regarding organizing a Linen Collar and Cuff Manufactory.

Date: 1923-08-17 

Description: "No flight, no pay." The informal contract between J.A. Smith of Neenah and Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin. Roy Larson established a rural airport in Lar...

Date: 1891 

Description: Letter from Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Estes G. Rathbone, regarding the establishment of the Post Office at La Crosse and Nathan Myrick's appoint...

Date: 1774-10-12 

Description: A repaired letter written by Arthur Campbell to William Preston.

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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...

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Date: 1962-03 

Description: Photostat copy of statement of policy from American Book Company, publisher of McGuffey Readers, indicating that the company did not advocate use of the Re...

Manuscript

May Day Rally Flyer

Date: 1974 

Description: Flyer advertising a May Day rally in support of public workers to be held at Library Mall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Local public worke...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...

Date:  

Description: Hand-drawn map including the Clinch River and Clinch mountain range. The Clinch River rises in Southwest Virginia near Tazewell, VA and flows southwest thr...

Date: 1903-08-05 

Description: Signatures of the crew of the steamer Rambo.

Date:  

Description: Menu for the Faust Supper Club, with a tinted three-quarter view photograph of the restaurant exterior within an abstract lozenge shape.

Date: 1774-07 

Description: Front page of a letter written and signed by Dan Smith.

Date: 1888-03-10 

Description: Inscription from Reuben Gold Thwaites to The State Historical Society of Wisconsin in a copy of his book, Historic Waterways.

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