• 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 20, Folder 3: Milwaukee River 1859 to 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen (1811-1875)

    This folder contains information about the Milwaukee River, the Milwaukee Harbor, and Menomonee Marsh. Also included in this folder are two copies of a map of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, made by Increase Al…

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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 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 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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  • 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 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 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 8, Folder 5: Correspondence 1855

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, both personal and professional, sent and received by Increase Allen Lapham in 1855.The correspondence covers a variety of Lapham's interests and pursuits; includin…

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