• 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 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 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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  • 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 7, Folder 5: Correspondence 1840-1843

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains correspondence, both personal and professional, received and written by Increase Allen Lapham between the years of 1840 and 1843. Letters discuss Lapham's employment as a civil en…

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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 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 35, Folder 4: Meteorological Observations, Folio 3 of Scraps

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder is a loosely bound scrapbook of meteorological readings and observations compiled by Increase Allen Lapham. The observations were mostly made in Milwaukee or Summit by Increase Allen Lapha…

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  • Box 17, Folder 8: Meteorology 1834-1871

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains numerous tables showing meteorological data as well as corresponding graphs for numerous cities across the United States. Among the meteorological data recorded is barometric, tem…

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  • Box 20, Folder 14: Penokee Iron Range of Lake Superior, 1860

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains information about the Penokee Iron Range near Lake Superior including both handwritten and published copies of a report made by Increase Allen Lapham to the Wisconsin and Lake Sup…

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  • Box 37, Folder 3: Smithsonian Reports 1869-1871

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains meteorological observations taken by Increase Allen Lapham for the Smithsonian Institution between the years 1869 and 1871. It also includes maps of Wisconsin showing weather patt…

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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 35, Folder 1: Archaeology

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains maps and illustrations of mounds, including an illustration of a skull found at a mound.

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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 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 21, Folder 1: Railroads

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains notes, diagrams, charts, and maps of railroads that ran through the state of Wisconsin. Many of these diagrams and notes were created by Increase Allen Lapham as part of the Wisco…

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  • Box 6, Folder 9: Lapham Family, Genealogical Notes on the Allen, Alcott, Simons, and Lapham Families

    Lapham, Increase Allen

    This folder contains genealogical charts and notes, correspondence, newspaper articles, obituaries and tributes, and biographical sketches on Lapham and Alcott family history. Alcott, Increase Lapham'…

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  • Box 15, Folder 8: Geological Survey, Draft Report 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains maps and reports by Increase Allen Lapham pertaining to the Geological Survey of Wisconsin.

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  • 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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  • Box 17, Folder 1: Iron 1866

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains notes, articles, clippings, and tables relating to iron ore in Wisconsin, particularly iron ores discovered in the Iron Ridge.

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