Alexander Simplot Papers and Drawings, 1866-1911

Summary Information

Title: Alexander Simplot Papers and Drawings
Inclusive Dates: 1866-1911

  • Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914
Call Number: PH 1558; SC 250

Quantity: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder), 31 drawings, 3 sketchbooks, and 2 lithographs in 1 archives box and 1 flat box

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Alexander Simplot, Civil War artist, including manuscript notes for an article on the war written in 1899, two notebooks, a scrapbook of clippings, and drawings. The drawings document pre-Civil War and Civil War activities in Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee and include drawings of towns, camps, troops, and battles. Also included are several maps made by Simplot. The maps and drawings may have been done for Harper's Weekly magazine.

Language: English

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