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The antiquities of Wisconsin

Increase Allen Lapham

The antiquities of Wisconsin

As surveyed and described

by Increase Allen Lapham

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Published by Published by AMS Press for Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin,
  • Wisconsin.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Wisconsin -- Antiquities.,
    • Mounds -- Wisconsin.,
    • Earthworks (Archaeology) -- Wisconsin.,
    • Wisconsin -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a new introd. by Stephen Williams.
      SeriesAntiquities of the New World,, v. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.W8 L2 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, xii, 95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5285978M
      ISBN 100404573045
      LC Control Number72005000

      The text version, accessible through the text links in the table of contents, above, provides the best legibility on screen, is the easiest version to use for navigation and allows you to view a full chapter at one time. At the time of his survey, Wisconsin's lumber industry had penetrated deep into the Chippewa and Wisconsin River watersheds. Only 25 years old and already gaining notice for his scientific skills, Increase A. Inthe legislature appointed him chair of a special forestry commission to study the conditions of Wisconsin's forests and make recommendations for government action. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work.

      Perhaps Lapham's more important contributions, however, were his exhortations to protect Wisconsin's natural resources, particularly its forests. Appointed deputy surveyor for Wisconsin Territory, Lapham surveyed city plots and registered land claims until the government land office opened in Milwaukee. Nurre and a foreword by Wisconsin state archaeologist Robert A. At the age of sixteen, he published his first article on the geology of the Old Northwest in the American Journal of Science and Art.

      A page compilation of facts and descriptions of the state's geography, topography, history, internal improvements, geology, government, lands, schools and climate, that "furnish in a cheap and convenient form, a large amount of useful information, which it would be difficult to obtain from any other source. Note that the plates, being graphical in nature, are provided as page images, not as text. There is much for which Increase Lapham might be remembered. He gathered plants, rocks and shells that he tirelessly classified and recorded in a diary he called "A Journal of Science and Arts with Miscellaneous Nonsense by the Auther.


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The Lapham Library Project sought to identify, locate and preserve the extant volumes of Increase Lapham's library which was acquired by the University of Wisconsin in Wendt Library. Birmingham, Robert A.

He encountered the numerous mounds here and elsewhere during his work as a land surveyor and became so taken with the mysterious ancient features that he set about mapping other mounds across Wisconsin. The Lapham Library Project sought to identify, locate and preserve the extant volumes of Increase Lapham's library which was acquired by the University of Wisconsin in He surveyed part of the Ohio Canal, and inhe was appointed deputy surveyor of Franklin County, Ohio.

From the moment he had arrived on the Milwaukee lakefront inLapham worked to make Wisconsin known to both itself and the nation. The materials included in this rich and growing collection are selected by librarians, scholars, and other subject specialists. This electronic edition of Increase A.The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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The mounds and antiquities of this State are similar to those in other Western States. I. A. Lapham, Esq., who has made this subject his study for several years, in speaking of them in his work on the Geography and Topography of Wisconsin, says.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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