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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.

Drawing

Astor House

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Date: 1885-08-28 

Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.

Date: 1896 

Description: View of W.E. Duncan's coal docks.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

Drawing

Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the East Elevation of the terrace at Riven Rock, Stanley McCormick's estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The...

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Devil's Gate in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1849-07-17 

Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Date: 1863-04-04 

Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.

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