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Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A pencil sketch of an Indian mound made on stationary paper with the Clarence T. Olen Farms letterhead.

Date: 1780 after

Description: Plan for layout of 150,00 acres which make up Clark's Illinois Grant.

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date:  

Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.

Date: 1936-05 

Description: Blueprint showing the details for stone shelter in Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the third floor of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900.

Drawing

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1837 

Description: Copy of N.F. Hyer's original map of Aztalan as published in the Milwaukee Advertiser, February 25, 1837.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...

Drawing

Rhumkorff Coils

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, labeled 4., of a design for a ring featuring a large green cabochon. The stone is surrounded by a ring of white stones, with an outer...

Drawing

Ledger Drawing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men, one horse. One man touches the other with what may be a coup stick.

Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

Date: 1780 after

Description: Drawn plan of Ohio River and area to the West.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A diagram of sun angles for the Chicago latitude shows angles on the 21st days of December, March, September and June.

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sketch of a memorial plaque, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, intended for the lobby of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. The sketch includes notes writt...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in the backgroun...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Drawing

Gunboat "Essex"

Date:  

Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.

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