• Map of the City of La Crosse, Wisconsin

    Henry I. Bliss 1831?-1896

    Map shows city streetcar routes and the railroads serving La Crosse. Map shows Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, Southern Minnesota Railroad and Dubuque Division, Horse Rail Road , Oak Grove C…

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  • Map of the Southern Minnesota Railroad and its connections

    Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Scale 1:1,267200; 1 inch = 20 statute miles Map / Hand colored / 38 x 36 cm

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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 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 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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  • Yesterday and today : a history

    Chicago and North Western Railway Company

    This 32-page pamphlet gives a short history of the birth and development of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad up to 1899. It provides details on miles of track, locations of stations, and a wealth…

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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 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 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 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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