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Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.

Date: 1849-06-21 

Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1845-06 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows the numbers, dimensions, and acreages of lots, as well as survey monuments and streets. Also included is a cert...

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.

Manuscript

Ranunculaceae

Date: 1849 

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

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1849-08-03 

Description: Bear or Soda Springs along Bear River in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Frauen Zeitung"

Date: 1848-09-27 

Description: The front page of the newsletter "Frauen-Zeitung."

Date: 1849-01-09 

Description: Shows county line boundaries, rivers, and falls. Includes explanation of township and county divisions. Pen and pencil on paper. Title supplied by catalog...

Map or Atlas

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Map of Aztalan drawn by Increase Lapham.

Date: 1848 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.

Date: 1846 

Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

Description: Shows parts of northeastern Iowa County, northwestern Dane County, and the extreme southern part of Sauk County "shewing the position of the British Temper...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.

Date: 1849-07-10 ca.

Description: The clay hills that were formed by the Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland...

Historical Object

Captain George Myrick

Date: 1844 before

Description: Blueprint from aperture silhouette of Captain George Myrick (1767-1844) of Nantucket, Mass. He faces left (proper right) and is wearing a top hat and neckt...

Photograph

Lamont and His Wife

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Lamont and his wife, Scottish immigrants. Waist-up portrait, seated facing forward. He is wearing a suit and tie, and she is w...

Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 1840 

Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...

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