John Rector Barton papers
Selected files kept by John Rector Barton relating to the Rural Artists program and the Artist-in-Residence program at the University of Wisconsin, including: Rural art show, 1939-1956; Rural art calendar, 1946-1948; University of Wisconsin permanent collection of rural arts, 1942-1952; John Steuart Curry memorial projects, 1946-1957; Extention specialist in rural art, 1946-1947; Wisconsin rural artists …
MS 2844 Reference notes collected by Truman Michelson
Topics: population; Reports of Indian Affairs; Jesuit Relations; Houk; references to Annals of Iowa; Kansas Historical Society Collections; Carver; Wisconsin Historical Society; Perrot; Armstrong; notes on the Religion Dance; notes on the Fox system of consanguinity.
Norman Bassett papers
The microfilmed Norman Bassett papers consist of files on Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, Rockwell Kent and Reginald Marsh containing correspondence and drafts of articles for special issues of Demcourier.
MS 4990 Menominee vocabulary
Recorded in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Includes 5 pages of notes at end on wild rice gathering, burial of an Indian girl, names of chiefs, etc,; these are in a different handwriting and dated September 29, 1885.
[Madison art essay]
An essay by an unknown author written during the WPA Project in Wisconsin concerning the history of art in the Madison, Wisconsin area from the 1850s to 1939.
Wisconsin Federal Art Project records
Correspondence, primarily business-related between Charlotte Partridge and Margaret Clark with Washington, D.C. officials, Wisconsin artists and staff members of the project; and two separate alphabetically arranged series of biographical sketches of Wisconsin artists. The first series includes brief typed resumes of the careers of the artists prepared by the FAP …
MS 4989 Winnebago vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
Webster, W. N.
In handwriting of Lyman C. Draper. Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Also includes: Biographical sketch of Thomas J. George (b. 1842). Autograph document by Lyman C. Draper. 1 page; "List of Winnebago Words from Ebr. [Ebenezer] Brigham's acct. book, 1831-33." Autograph document by Lyman …
M. E. Diemer photographs of John Steuart Curry
Five photographs by M. E. Diemer show John Steuart Curry painting at the University of Wisconsin when he was artist-in-residence during the 1930s.
MS 419 Notes on the manuscripts of Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816) and of George Galphin
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Galphin, George, -1780
Stiggins, George, 1788-1845
Manuscript notes relate to Creek and Cherokee Indians, and are in the Georgia State Historical Society, and on a manuscript by George Stiggins written 1831-34, relating to the Creek Indians, in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
MS 2178 Plan of works at Indian Old Fields, Clark County, Kentucky and unannotated base map of Kentucky
Also unidentified archeological sketch on tracing cloth, possibly relating to Kentucky, or , equally likely, to Tennessee? For possible removal from this file if identifiable as non-Kentucky.