Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930

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Title: Increase A. Lapham Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1825-1930

  • Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875
Call Number: Wis Mss DB; SC-O 53; Micro 62; PH 24; PH 2822 (3); PH 6796

Quantity: 12.9 cubic feet (24 archives boxes, 7 card boxes, 5 flat boxes, and 1 oversize folder), 4 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 98 photographs, and 1 broadside

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Increase A. Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and research and writing files. In addition, there are papers of Lapham's daughter Julia A. Lapham, consisting of correspondence, a draft biography, transcribed copies of her father's correspondence, and scrapbooks concerning Milwaukee events that honored him such as the Lapham Centennial and the naming of Lapham Park.

Language: English

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