• 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 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 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 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 12, Folder 2: Increase Lapham Correspondence for 1875 Box 12, Folder 2: Increase Lapham Correspondence 1875

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains letters from both before and after the death of Increase Allen Lapham. Many of the letters discuss the Wisconsin Geological Survey. Prior to his death, Increase Allen Lapham was i…

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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 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 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 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 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 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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