• Box 3, Folder 7: Typewritten Letters, 1852-1856

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875; Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains both personal and professional correspondences from Increase Allen Lapham written between 1855 and 1863. Also in this folder are several drawings by Lapham and others, essays incl…

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  • News release on the documentary film of the expedition

    Beloit College, Office of Information Services

    A Beloit College news release entitled "Documentary Film of 1930 Logan African Expedition Completed."

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  • Box 6, Folder 2: Julia Alcott Lapham Biographical Scrapbook V

    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 periodical and newspaper articles discuss a variety of topic…

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  • Social Stratification Amongst Non-Elite Housing of Grid 12 at El'-Amarna, Egypt

    Brehm, Taylor L

    In early Egyptian states, prestige has often been considered an attribute limited to elites because of their notably observable presence amongst society. This creates a two-tiered image of either weal…

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  • Bird Effigy mound

    Native American effigy mound, one of the Observatory Hill Mound Group near Observatory Drive. The plaque reads: "Bird Effigy: Common type of Indian emblematic mound. Body 52-1/2 feet, wingspread forme…

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  • Box 10, Folder 2: Correspondence June-December 1865

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder mostly contains the correspondence of Increase Allen Lapham from June to December in 1865. Also included in this folder are several letters written to Increase Lapham's daughter, Julia Alc…

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  • Regional Variation in Hopewell Copper Use

    Kocik, Cynthia

    The Hopewell complex arose in the Middle Woodland period around 2000 years ago in the Midwest United States. Conical burial mounds, elaborate artifacts, and acquisition of exotic materials characteriz…

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  • Archaeology

    Archaeology lab with Connie Arzigian, Ph.D. Since 1982, the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center (MVAC) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has been involved in researching, preserving, and teac…

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  • The Effects of Trade on Traditional Subsistence Patterns in Eastern Tanzania: The Case of the Masaai

    Gutierrez, Shaheen M

    This paper analyzes the many questions about the nature of the indigenous Masaai tribes, specifically of subsistence practices today, because only scattered accounts remain from colonial explorers fro…

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  • An Investigation into the Decline of the Tiwanaku Polity: Exploring the Role of Salinization

    Tenpas, Andrew S

    The decline and collapse of the Tiwanaku state, based in the Lake Titicaca Basin of Bolivia, occurred during what scholars call the Tiwanaku V Phase (A.D. 800-1200), a period of great environmental st…

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  • Aztalan State Park

    Rowe, Chandler W

    View of new excavation showing post holes at Aztalan archaeological survey.

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  • The Effect of Christianity upon the British Celts

    Grunke, Kimberly Rachel

    This paper studies both the spread of Celtic Christianity into Britain and the way in which the Celtic peoples reacted to the new religion. The study examines possible reasons for the Celts’ acceptanc…

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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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  • “A Hangout with a View” Rural Strip Clubs: An Ethnographic Exploration

    Woods, Jessica

    For the last four decades, social scientists have been exploring the many aspects of the strip clubs in the US. Such studies have illuminated the culture surrounding strip clubs and also sparked debat…

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  • Box 4, Folder 6: Increase Lapham 1876-1877

    Lapham, Seneca George

    This folder contains original correspondences, most of which pertain to Increase Allen Lapham's death in 1875. The vast majority of these letters are written to acknowledge and thank the sender (typic…

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  • Lizard Mound State Park sign

    Jordan, William

    A sign at Lizard Mound State Park explains the significance of 31 examples of effigy mounds (Native American burial mounds) within the park.

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  • The La Crosse County Senior Dining Program: Implications for the Elderly Population in La Crosse County

    Krug, Carissa, Manley, Jordan, Robinson, Sarah, Vang, Nou

    “Almost 15 percent of the nation’s elderly face the threat of hunger” (Lieberman, 2013). From April 2013 to March 2014, the La Crosse County Senior Dining Program has served over 104,000 meals to 1,37…

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  • Archaeology

    Archaeology field school at the site, Castle Rock/Petenwell. Since 1982, the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center (MVAC) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has been involved in researching, pre…

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  • Observatory Hill Burial Mound

    One of two extant mounds in the Observatory Hill Mound Group. This two-tailed water spirit is located north of Agricultural Hall. Extant

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  • Box 14, Folder 3: Coal 1861

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains two booklets. The first is a report made by the Superintendent of the Geological Survey of Wisconsin regarding progress on the geological survey of the state of Wisconsin. The sec…

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