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Hesseltine, William Best, 1902-1963 "Lyman Copeland Draper, 1815--1891"


Lyman Copeland Draper, 1815-1891: Authored by history professor William B. Hesseltine, this is article is a narrative look at Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) and his efforts to document the trans-Allegheny West and build the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The early growth of the Society as directly impacted by Draper's efforts is a focus of the article. (8 pages)

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Citation: Hesseltine, William Best, 1902-1963 "Lyman Copeland Draper, 1815--1891" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 35 /Issue: 3 (1951-1952)

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