About the Collection
Cap des Sioux, Lake Pepin
Geology and Natural Resources of Wisconsin consists of nine foundation volumes that provide detailed documentation of mid- to late-19th century Wisconsin geological and natural history. Contents include government reports and land surveys of Wisconsin and surrounding states, supplemented with numerous maps and illustrations. Authors include renowned 19th-century state geologists and UW faculty and administration David Dale Owen (1807-1860), James Hall (1811-1898), Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819-1896), Edward Daniels, and Thomas C. Chamberlain (1843-1928).