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Date: 1966-08-19 

Description: Final page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...

Date: 1856 

Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.

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: 1964-03-24 

Description: Floor plan of the Exhibition Hall of the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair. Plan shows tentative locations for exhibits by Aqua Chem, Pruden, Ham...


Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...


Co-operative Fair

Date: 1886-02 

Description: A formal announcement of a Co-operative Fair that was held in March of 1886.


Description: Hand-drawn map including the Clinch River and Clinch mountain range. The Clinch River rises in Southwest Virginia near Tazewell, VA and flows southwest thr...

Date: 1779-02-24 

Description: Letter from Colonel George Rogers Clark to Lieutenant Governor Henry Hamilton demanding unconditional surrender of Fort Vincennes.

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Fourth page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page from the Lyman Draper manuscript regarding Governor Blacksnake.


W.C. Fields Letter

Date: 1933-05-15 

Description: A typed letter from W.C. Fields to Phillip Goodman. It is full of personal news items. In the letter he mentions that "Prohibition ends today."


Bennett Diary Pages

Date: 1863-05 

Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.

Date: 1978 

Description: Front and back of "Renaissance" newsletter. Features a greek-style drawing of a man on the front, and on the back a depiction of a naked man and woman wear...

Date: 1913-01 

Description: Cover of manuscript keepsake souvenir scrapbook titled "Country Life at Syene."

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Flyer that says: "Gotta Get Rid of Sex Laws". The meeting was to be held at Lysistrata, corner of Gorham Street and Broom Streets. Includes the symbols...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and its name as segments of a scrolling banner.


Description: Drawing of older gentleman presenting the regimental flag of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, presumably at a Grand Army of the Republic meeting. The image is...


Agoston Haraszthy


Description: Waist-up portrait of Agoston Haraszthy, 1812-1869.

Date: 1804 

Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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