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Photograph

Robert E. Lee

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.

Drawing

University Hall

Date: 1885-08-30 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Book or Pamphlet

Champion Light Binder

Date: 1884 

Description: Brochure titled: "50 Reasons Why the Champion Light Binder Takes the Lead." At the bottom is an illustration of a man standing and pointing at an inset ill...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This maps has an index of depots, hotels, prominent institutions and buildings, churches, and places of amusement. The map was removed from an unidentified...

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1851 after

Description: Smith Hall at Ripon College features a three-story porch, supported by columns, shelters the entrance, and brackets add decoration to the roof. Vines grow...

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of Glenn's mineral spring.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Parman's Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage Shop. A large group of men, including workers in leather aprons, stand with carriages and wagon wheels outside...

Date: 1894-05-15 

Description: Three little girls pose in front of a house built next to a cliff.

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Photograph

Simeon Mills House

Date: 1887-06-10 

Description: Simeon Mills poses with Darwin Clark in front of Mills' house at the corner of Monona Avenue and East Wilson Street.

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

Date: 1882 

Description: Note from Albert Pool, surveyor for the village of Dunbarton in Lafayette County, as appears on the reverse of the Village of Dunbarton plat map. Pool cert...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family stands in a yard in front of a upright and wing frame house that has diamond shaped attic window, two doors in front and half windows above the po...

Date: 1883 

Description: The reverse side of a William Deering & Co. advertising card. The advertisement asserts that "The strongest testimonials that could be given for the Deerin...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus McCormick, Jr. as a child.

Date: 1886 

Description: View of the west side of Superior Street, looking north.

Date: 1896 

Description: Seven passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon as well?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

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