• Box 14, Folder 16: Geological Map

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains three advertisements for a geological map prepared by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875). The advertisements gives a brief description of the map and which geological features it s…

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  • Box 11, Folder 8, Correspondence October to December 1873

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains correspondence to and from Increase Allen Lapham from October-December 1873. Increase Allen Lapham was commissioned by Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn to head the Wisconsin G…

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  • Box 15, Folder 7: Geological Survey ISR (?) Report 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a handwritten progress report on the Wisconsin Geological Survey and an accompanying letter from Increase Allen Lapham to Governor William R. Taylor. Also included in this folder…

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  • Box 20, Folder 6: Miscellaneous (Lapham Collection)

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains miscellaneous papers from the Lapham Collection. Among these papers are an essay on education written by Ann M. Lapham, a constellation finding tool and notes on survey line corre…

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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 12, Folder 11: Archaeology VI

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains field notes, letters, maps, and drawings regarding the location and prehistoric artifacts found in various Effigy Mounds in the State of Wisconsin.

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  • Box 11, Folder 9: Correspondence 1874 Box 11, Folder 9; Correspondence 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains the communications of Increase Allen Lapham for the year of 1874. Increase Allen Lapham was commissioned by Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn to head the Wisconsin Geological S…

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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 12, Folder 8: Archaeology III

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains letters, maps, and diagrams primarily concerning archaeology and excavation of Effigy Mound in Wisconsin and the artifacts they contained. Other documents in this folder include:…

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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 17: Geological Reports Chapter I, 1859-1860?

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains Chapter 1 of a geological report titled "Physical Geography" by Increase Allen Lapham. Included in the chapter is a map of Wisconsin showing rivers in the state and a table depict…

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  • Box 5, Folder 7: Julia Alcott Lapham Biographical Scrapbook I

    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 scrapbook primarily contains newspaper clippings about Lapha…

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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 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 11, Folder 6: Correspondence May to June 1873

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains correspondence to and from Increase Allen Lapham from May and June of 1873. Increase Allen Lapham was commissioned by Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn to head the Wisconsin Ge…

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  • Box 7, Folder 8: Correspondence 1848

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains mostly professional correspondences sent to and received by Increase Allen Lapham in 1848. The letters discuss Lapham's many interests and hobbies, including botany, geology, and…

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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 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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