• Box 14, Folder 9: Eclipse

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains diagrams, notes, and meteorological data taken and recorded during the solar eclipse on August 7th, 1869.

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  • Box 7, Folder 3: Union Grove and Burlington History

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains the history of Union Grove, history of Burlington Schools, information on the Burlington Blanket Factory, and historical spots in Burlington.

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  • Box 7, Folder 2: Young Men's Christian Association

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains notes about YMCA's history in Racine, and it includes pamphlets, invitations, and weekly dedications.

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  • Box 6, Folder 7: Racine Financial History

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains newspaper clippings, vessel properties owned, taxes paid by citizens, banking business development in Racine, lists of administration for the first banks, banks' advertisements, b…

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  • Box 7, Folder 5: Minutes of Racine Relief Association 1883-1898

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains a journal on meeting notes from the Racine Relief Association.

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  • Box 13, Folder 12: Catalogue of the Plants of Illinois 1857

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains three partial books. The first book is "Transactions of the Illinois State Agricultural Society, With Notices and Proceedings of County Societies and Kindred Associations" by John…

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  • Box 14, Folder14: Forest Trees 1867

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a copy of "Report on the Disastrous Effects of the Destruction of Forest Trees Now Going on so Rapidly in the State of Wisconsin" by Increase Allen Lapham, Judge J. G. Knapp, and…

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  • Box 6, Folder 3: Racine Churches

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains lists of newspaper articles used as well as newspaper articles including pictures of the churches.

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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 6, Folder 11: Racine Fire Department

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains a list of the number of fires and monetary damage. It also includes information on the equipment used, J.I. Case plant's fire prevention methods, and newspaper clippings about Rac…

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  • Box 20, Folder 5: Minerals at Centennial (Lapham Collection) 1876

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains information on rocks and minerals found in Wisconsin. Of note is a catalogue listing and describing minerals in the State Mineral Exhibit by Wisconsin in the Centennial Exhibition…

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  • Box 2, Folder 2: Scrapbook - Historical Societies

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains a scrapbook created by Increase Lapham of historical societies he belonged to. The majority of the scrapbook is newspaper clippings, although there are also letters and pamphlets…

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  • Box 6, Folder 10: Racine, New High School 1926-1928

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains newspaper clippings that include articles about issues with paying teachers, replacing school board members, reducing building costs when building the high schools, and battles be…

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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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  • Box 6, Folder 2: Racine Buildings

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains newspaper clippings about buildings and handwritten notes about various building histories. Many of the notes seem to be notations of newspaper articles Eugene Leach used for his…

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  • Box 14, Folder 8: Drought 1871

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains two reports regarding the "Great Drought of September 1871" and its effects on fires later that year prepared by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875). It also contains a U.S.A. War D…

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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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  • Box 5, Folder 9; Julia Alcott Lapham Biographical Scrapbook

    Julia Alcott Lapham

    This folder contains part of a scrapbook assembled by Julia Alcott Lapham, Increase Allen Lapham's daughter, on the life of her father. Julia's original pagination has been retained. The scrapbook pri…

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  • Box 6, Folder 8: Racine Churches

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains newspaper articles, lists of church pastors and addresses, and church directories.

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  • Box 7, Folder 6: Racine Relief Association

    Leach, Eugene Walter, 1857-1938

    This folder contains records from the Racine Relief Association including correspondence, meeting minutes, and financial records.

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