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Manuscript

The Magic Picnic

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Flyer for the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park.

Date: 1865-01-30 

Description: John E. Davie's commission as 2nd lieutenant in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company K.

Date: 1860-04-23 

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

Manuscript

Aldo Leopold Letter

Date: 1929-08-21 ca.

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

Date: 1961-01-17 

Description: Portion of Wisconsin Senate Bill 16, S regarding Governor's Commission on Human Rights.

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.

Manuscript

John Muir Letter

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

Date: 1973 ca.

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

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Date: 1774-08-11 

Description: A letter from James Roberston to William Preston.

Date: 1863-07-08 

Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.

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: 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: 1881 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic certificate awarded to William H. Upham and signed by Lucius Fairchild.

Date: 1857 

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

Manuscript

Agoston Haraszthy

Date:  

Description: Waist-up portrait of Agoston Haraszthy, 1812-1869.

Date: 1861 

Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.

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