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Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...
Description: A pay roll handwritten by Captain Joseph Martin listing men stationed on the Frontiers of Washington County under the command of Colonel Evan Shelby.
Description: First page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Illustration of a "prairie breaking plow" of the 1840s. Includes the text "prairie breaking plow of fifty years ago."
Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.
Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.
Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1935 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.
Date: date unknown
Description: Pamphlet published by Wisconsin Rural Schools Association in opposition to proposed legislation dealing with one-room schools.
Description: The first page of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company Articles of Association.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Business stationery of George B. Peck, editor of Peck's Sun, a Milwaukee newspaper. Peck was well-known for his humorous column, "Peck's Bad Boy," a...
Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.
Description: Letterhead of the All Wisconsin Sports Show, presented by the Madison Business Association, with an outline map of the state and a star marking the locatio...
Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.
Description: Mrs. Lettie P. Trefz, national vice-president of Pi Lambda Theta, stands between Evelyn Simonson (left), vice-president of the Wisconsin chapter, and Doris...
Description: The front page of a letter written by Thomas Lewis to William Preston.
Description: A letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to Jerry Lewis regarding "that blasted telethon...".
Description: Exterior of the dinner menu offered by the dining car service of the New York Central and Hudson River railroad line, with a man in a bicorne, jacket, and...
Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.
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