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Date: 1850-06-28 

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...

Date: 1777 

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.

Date: 1966-08-19 

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."

Date: 1862-12-15 

Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1827-07-22 

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...

Date: 1835 

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.

Date: 1873-12-19 

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...

Date: 1862-08-29 

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.

Date: 1947 

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...

Date: 1786 

Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.

Manuscript

Pi Lambda Theta

Date: 1949-03-05 

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...

Date: 1781-08 

Description: The front page of a letter written by Thomas Lewis to William Preston.

Date: 1952-07-17 

Description: A letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to Jerry Lewis regarding "that blasted telethon...".

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

Date: 1828 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary.

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