• 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 19, Folder 4: Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains fifteen notebooks of compass and survey notes created by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) and other surveyors throughout the state of Wisconsin.

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  • Box 19, Folder 5: Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains thirteen journals by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) and several other land surveyors. The journals include compass notes and land elevation measurements for various locations t…

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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 17, Folder 6: Lake Superior Trip, 1858

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains two maps, a handwritten diary, and a packet of notes regarding a trip Increase Allen Lapham took to see Lake Superior and geological features nearby in the northern Midwest.

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  • Box 12, Folder 6: Archaeology I

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains field notes, maps, illustrations, photographs, newspaper clippings and letters relating to the Effigy Mounds of Wisconsin, largely created and compiled by Increase Allen Lapham.

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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 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 13, Folder 5: Bois Brule River 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains a geological map and report on the Bois Brule River, written by Frank Ives with notes by Increase Allen Lapham.

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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 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 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 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 1: Correspondence, January - May 1865

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains mostly personal and professional correspondences with Increase Allen Lapham between January and May in 1865. These letters pertain to a variety of Lapham's interests, particularly…

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  • Box 8, Folder 1: Correspondence 1851

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, both personal and professional, received and sent by Increase Allen Lapham in 1851. The correspondence covers a variety of Lapham's interests and pursuits, includi…

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  • Box 4, Folder 2: Typewritten Letters 1860-1865

    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 1860 through 1865, divided into chapters 10 through 15 of a rough draft biography. A…

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  • Box 9, Folder 3: Correspondence 1860

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, personal and professional, sent and received by Increase Allen Lapham in 1860. The correspondence covers a variety of Lapham's interests and pursuits; including bo…

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