• Box 9, Folder 6: Correspondence 1863

    Lapham, Increase Allen (1811-1875)

    This folder contains the professional correspondence for Increase Allen Lapham for the year 1863. Many of the letters discuss the trade of scientific papers or specimens. Lapham was in frequent contac…

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  • Box 1, Folder 4: Diary 1811-1832

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This diary, written by Increase Lapham, includes details about his daily life, work, family, travels, and interests. The diary begins with a brief history of Lapham's life before semi-frequent entries…

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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 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 2, Folder 6: Draft Biography of Increase Lapham

    Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains a biographical essay on the life of Increase Lapham written by his daughter, Julia Alcott Lapham; as well as what appears to be an incomplete preface, and transcribed letters. The…

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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 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 18, Folder 5: Meteorological Observation 1859-1865 [Lake Survey]

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains a journal of meteorological observations made by Increase Allen Lapham between August of 1859 and November of 1865.

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  • Box 2, Folder 7: Typewritten Letters, 1811-1828

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

    This folder contains chapters 1 and 2 of a rough draft biography of Increase Allen Lapham written by his daughter Julia Alcott Lapham after his death. The two chapters include correspondence and three…

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  • Box 17, Folder 4: Lake Michigan, 1859-1872

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains charts, graphs, notes, and essays on the water levels, tides, and erosion of Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River.

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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 3, Folder 2: Typewritten Letters, 1836-1839

    Lapham, Increase Allen (1811-18175); Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains chapter 10 and 12 of a rough draft biography of Increase Allen Lapham written by his daughter Julia Alcott Lapham after his death. The biography is constructed from correspondence…

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  • Box 11, Folder 8, Correspondence October to December 1873

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains correspondence to and from Increase Allen Lapham from October-December 1873. Increase Allen Lapham was commissioned by Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn to head the Wisconsin G…

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  • Box 7, Folder 2: Correspondence 1831-1835

    Lapham, Increase Allen (1811-1875)

    This folder contains letters, both personal and professional, received by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) between the years of 1831 and 1835, a good majority of which deal with his time on the Ohio-…

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  • Box 14, Folder 13: Flora of Wisconsin 1860

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains "Additions to the Flora of Wisconsin" by T.J. Hale. "Additions to the Flora of Wisconsin" is eight pages long; the pages are numbered 417 through 424 and appear to have been remov…

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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 15, Folder 12: Grass-Like Plants of Wisconsin

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a book titled "The Grass-Like Plants (Cyperacea) of Wisconsin and the Adjacent Country" By Increase Allen Lapham. The pages are titled using the scientific names of the plants bei…

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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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