• 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 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 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 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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  • 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 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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  • Extracts related to Etienne Brule's Discovery of Lake Superior

    Sagard-Théodat, Gabriel, 17th cent

    Brule, an interpreter for Champlain, journeyed into the far West with Huron guides in 1622 or 1623. He is believed to have communicated this adventure to his employer and to author Gabriel Sagard-Théo…

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  • Découverte de quelques pays et nations de l´Amerique Septentrionale [The Discovery of Several Countries and Nations in North America]

    Thevenot, Melchisedec, 1620-1692

    After Joliet and Marquette returned from their 1673 Mississippi voyage, French officials refrained from publishing their findings. Several manuscripts telling their story circulated in Paris, however…

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  • Box 11, Folder 1: Correspondence Sept.-Dec. 1870

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondences to and from Increase Allen Lapham from September to December of 1870. The vast majority of these letters relate to Lapham's assignment and work as the Assistant to…

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  • Dells of the Wisconsin River

    Photographer H.H. Bennett (1843-1908) settled in Wisconsin Dells (then known as Kilbourn) in 1865 and over the next four decades was one of it chief promoters, ultimately earning the nickname, "Father…

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