• Box 18, Folder 2: Weather Bureau Clippings, 1886-1916

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains newspaper clippings, telegrams, and photographs related to the Weather Bureau. Many of the clippings are of articles relating to the Lapham family and their involvement in forming…

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  • Box 17, Folder 8: Meteorology 1834-1871

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains numerous tables showing meteorological data as well as corresponding graphs for numerous cities across the United States. Among the meteorological data recorded is barometric, tem…

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  • Box 2, Folder 8: Typewritten Letters, 1829-1832

    Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains chapters 1 and 2 of a rough draft biography of Increase Allen Lapham written by his daughter Julia Alcott Lapham after his death. The two chapters include correspondence and three…

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  • Box 26, Folder 17: Wisconsin Geological Survey: June 1874 to December 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a small notebook entitled, 'Wisconsin Geological Survey, June 1874' and a few loose notebook pages. The notebook contains notes on geology throughout the Midwest, weather reports…

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  • Box 21, Folder 5: Red River of the North 1858

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a hard bound handwritten copy of the book entitled, Minnesota and Dacotah or the Red River of the North; With an Account of the Rich and Fertile Country Along its Banks in Minneso…

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  • Box 27, Folder 1: Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin, 1844

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains the manuscript copy of Increase Allen Lapham's book entitled "Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin, 1844." This copy is made up of handwritten pages, notes, and…

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  • Box 14, Folder 8: Drought 1871

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains two reports regarding the "Great Drought of September 1871" and its effects on fires later that year prepared by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875). It also contains a U.S.A. War D…

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  • Box 11, Folder 3: Correspondence September-December 1871 Correspondence September-December 1871

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder mostly contains mostly professional correspondence written and received by Increase Allen Lapham between September and December of 1871. The correspondence covers a range of Lapham's inter…

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  • Box 7, Folder 10: Correspondence 1850

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, both personal and professional, received and sent by Increase Allen Lapham in 1850. The letters cover a wide range of Lapham's professional pursuits and personal i…

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  • Box 11, Folder 2: Correspondence January-July 1871

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondences to and from Increase Allen Lapham from January to July of 1871. A majority of these letters relate to Lapham's assignment and work as the Assistant to the Chief Si…

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  • Box 4, Folder 4: Typewritten Letters 1871-1875

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875; Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains both personal and professional correspondences of Increase A. Lapham (1811-1875) for the years 1871 through 1875, divided into chapters 22 through 26 of a rough draft biography. A…

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  • Box 6, Folder 1: Julia Alcott Lapham Biographical Scrapbook IV

    Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains part of a scrapbook assembled by Julia Alcott Lapham, Increase Allen Lapham's daughter, on the life of her father. The articles discuss a wide variety of topics, from laws, rare b…

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  • Box 7, Folder 9: Correspondence 1849

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, both personal and professional, received and sent by Increase Allen Lapham between 1844 and 1845. The correspondence cover a variety of Lapham's interests and purs…

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  • Box 10, Folder 5: Correspondence 1868

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains mostly personal and professional correspondences with Increase Allen Lapham in the year 1868. These letters pertain to a variety of Lapham's interests, particularly forest conserv…

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  • Box 8, Folder 2: Correspondence 1852

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, both personal and professional, received and sent by Increase Allen Lapham in 1852. The correspondence covers a variety of Lapham's interests and pursuits; includi…

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  • Box 10, Folder 6: Correspondence January-June 1869

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder mostly contains the professional correspondences of Increase Allen Lapham from January to June, 1869. Lapham frequently bought, sold, and traded both specimens and data with other scientis…

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  • Box 10, Folder 3: Correspondence 1866

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains mostly personal and professional correspondence with Increase Allen Lapham in the year 1866. These letters pertain to a variety of Lapham's interests, particularly engineering, ge…

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  • Box 11, Folder 4: Correspondence 1872

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains professional and personal correspondences to and from Increase Allen Lapham in 1872. The letters relate to a variety of Lapham's interests such as botany, astronomy, geology, arch…

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  • Box 5, Folder 2: Julia A. Lapham Correspondence 1900-1905

    Lapham, Julia Alcott ; Lapham, Mary Jane

    This folder contains correspondence sent mostly to Julia Alcott Lapham and Mary Jane Lapham, daughters of Increase Allen Lapham, as well as a few newspaper clippings. Most of these correspondences han…

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  • Box 9, Folder 7: Correspondence 1864

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder mostly contains mostly professional correspondence written and received by Increase Allen Lapham in 1864. The correspondence covers a range of Lapham's interests and pursuits including arc…

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