Miscellaneous correspondence, 1836-1941.
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Historian, librarian, and collector. From the description of Draper manuscript collection, 1779-1794 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 665066657 From the description of Collection of Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts, 1735-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78163206 Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891) was born in New York. In 1840 he became the corresponding secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Draper spent most of his life researching...
The bicameral Wisconsin Legislature includes the Senate and Assembly, the staff employed by each house and the legislative committees and legislative service agencies which the legislature has created. The Wisconsin Legislature makes policy by enactment of laws, while its service agencies carry out research, bill drafting, auditing and housekeeping functions on its behalf. Each legislature covers two years. From the description of Agency history record. (Unkn...
The first Wisconsin State Fair was held in Janesville in October 1851, sponsored by the State Agricultural Society. From 1851 to 1885, the fair was held at different locations. Milwaukee was the site from 1886 to 1891, and in this last year a permanent site was purchased there. West Allis, in Milwaukee County, continues to be the fair's home. In 1897 the State Board of Agriculture (WIHV85-A1933) was created, taking over the operation of the fair from the Agricultural Society. In 191...
When the Wisconsin Territory was organized by the U.S. Congress in 1836, the act provided for a Legislative Assembly that consisted of two houses: a House of Representatives with 26 members and a Council that consisted of 13 members. The Assembly was succeeded by the Wisconsin Legislature (see WIHV85-A362) when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848. From the description of Agency history record. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145778972 ...