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About the Wisconsin Historical Collections 1855-1915

The Wisconsin Historical Collections are 20 volumes of pioneer memoirs, archival records, original journals, explorers' narratives, interviews, and other eyewitness accounts of Wisconsin's past.

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This 1903 reprint of the First annual report and collections of the State Historical Society, of Wisconsin, for the year 1854, vol. 1, includes the following articles: Lyman Copeland Draper, a memoir, by R.G. Thwaites; Early records of the Society, 1849-54, by Charles Lord and John W. Hunt; Green Bay in 1826...

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This 1903 reprint of the Second annual report and collections of the State Historical Society, of Wisconsin, for the year 1855, volume 2, includes the following articles: Eulogies of Hiram A. Wright, George R. McLane, and Robert M. Sully; Early history and condition of Wisconsin, by Henry S. Baird...

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The third annual report and collections of the State Historical Society, of Wisconsin, for the year 1856 includes the following articles: Eulogies on J.G. Percival; Notices of William A. White; Early Jesuit missionaries in the north-west, by Judge Law; Indian tribes of Wisconsin, by John Gilmary Shea...

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  • Wisconsin Magazine of History Archives
    In 1915 the Society decided to replace the documentary series Wisconsin Historical Collections with a more popular quarterly journal, The Wisconsin Magazine of History. Since then more than 2000 feature articles and historical essays have appeared in the Magazine, all of which are available online.
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