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Book or Pamphlet

Naw-Kaw or Wood

Date: 1838
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Painting

Florantha Thompson Sproat

Date: 1838
Description: Waist-up portrait of Florantha Thompson Sproat.
Print

Wa-Baun-See

Date: 1838
Description: Wau-Baun-See, a hand-colored lithographic portrait of a Potawatamie Indian. This image from McKenney & Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes," (1849-1850)...
Drawing

Mineral Point Business District

Date: 1838
Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.
Drawing

Stone House

Date: 1838
Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.
Drawing

Mineral Point Buildings

Date: 1838
Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.
Photograph

Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1838
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.
Map or Atlas

Map of the Settled Part of Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1838
Description: Compiled from the latest authorities. Published by Hinman and Dutton.
Map or Atlas

Territories of Wisconsin and Iowa Map

Date: 1838
Description: Map of the entire territories of Iowa and Wisconsin.
Photograph

The Great Seal of the Territory of Wisconsin

Date: 1838
Description: Territorial seal of Wisconsin. There is a farmer in the foreground plowing behind horses, a Native American apparently heading west, a river steamboat and...
Print

To My Valentine

Date: 1838
Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...
Map or Atlas

Map of Carver's Tract

Date: 1838
Description: This map of the Wisconsin Territory, accompanied by the photostat of an article from the January 13, 1838, Wisconsin democrat, shows the area described as...
Map or Atlas

[Wisconsin and Northern Minnesota]

Date: 1838
Description: This manuscript map, drawn in pencil, shows the lakes and rivers in the area between Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota, the Mississippi River on the...
Map or Atlas

Plat of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

Date: 1838
Description: A map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal from Fort Atkinson on the Rock River in the west to the city of Milwaukee and Lake Michig...
Manuscript

Increase Lapham Botanical Diary

Date: 1838
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.
Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

Date: 1838
Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...
Manuscript

Title Page of Lapham's A catalog of Plants Found in the Viciinity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1838
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's Catalog of Plants Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory.
Photograph

Far Traveled Ox-Drawn Cart

Date: 1838
Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin Territory

Date: 1838
Description: A color map of the settled part of Wisconsin Territory in 1838, including an inset map of the "Entire Territory of Wisconsin as Established by Act of Congr...
Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien

Date: 1838
Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...

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