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Description: This is page one of a letter written to Governor Emanuel Philipp from Helen Keller. She asks for his assistance in helping establish an endowment fund for...
Description: Portion of a census showing the industrial schedule for Beloit, Wisconsin, in Rock County during the year ending June 1, 1850.
Description: A pay roll, handwritten by Captain Joseph Martin, listing men under the command of Major Bledsoe at Rye Cove on Clinck.
Description: Third page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, an...
Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay regarding Daniel Boone.
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Description: Letterhead for the centennial exposition of the Wisconsin State Fair, with an illustration of the golden Daniel Chester French "Wisconsin" statue that ador...
Description: Confidential letter from President Franklin Roosevelt to United States Minister to Ireland, John Cudahy, on White House stationery regarding events in Engl...
Date: date unknown
Description: The first page of a poem written by John Muir entitled "The Sabbath."
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.
Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...
Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.
Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.
Description: The second page of a letter written by Thomas Lewis to William Preston.
Description: Page one of "Green-Bay Intelligencer".
Date: 1979 ca.
Description: Flyer for the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park.
Description: Page from manuscript keepsake scrapbook containing an image of a kitchen stove and of a toilet.
Description: A page in Samuel Marshall's diary, dated September 28, 1842, with several short entries.
Date: 1972-04-08 before
Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Eldon Pletcher of club president (Edgar A. Poe?) posing with...
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