Outagamie County
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Local Histories & Misc
Title Author Description Location
Appleton Public Library. Genealogical resources.   A selected list of materials and services available at Appleton Public Library / 2nd ed. 1989

Website - Books and Resources at the Appleton Public Library


LC 90-107511, Z5313.U6 W572 1989
Commemorative Biographical Record of the Fox River Valley Counties of Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago published by JH Beers & Co 1895 Chicago Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early settled families; 1239 pp., 2 vols., illus., index 977.5 C736

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History of Outagamie County

by: Thomas H. Ryan

Publisher: Goodspeed Historical Association (1911)
This book is a volume of individuals who lived in Outagamie County in 1911. These books were usually compiled by the publisher and the residents themselves provided the "articles". Some of them are very informative, including information on two or three generations of a family. Others dwell on the main members of the immediate family and were an opportunity for the farmers to "puff themselves up."

The book also has some detailed history on the various towns and townships in the county. When they were settled and by whom, etc. Even some religious history.

Includes history of the cities, towns, and villages throughout the county from the earliest settlement to the present time; 1391 pp. Index; 1912
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977.539 H2r

FHL #0928279 item 1
Land of the Fox: Saga of Outagamie County Gordon A. Bubolz includes histories of many of the towns in the county. 302 pp. No Index

977.539 Ou8
Outagamie County Guide to Manuscripts and Public Records Debra L. Anderson, 1992 Area Research center; the holdings of the center include local, county, state records; 19 leaves 977.5 A1 no. 205 (FHL)
Pioneers of Outagamie County, Wisconsin

by Elihu Spencer
Published Post Publishing Co., Appleton, WI 1895; republished W.C. Cox, Tuscon, 1974 Contains the records of the Outagamie County Pioneer Assoc. Also a biographical and historical sketch of some of the earliest settlers of the county and their families; 303 p. Index on Line
Names of Pioneers
Deaths of Pioneers

FHL #1000818 item 4
Records of the Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Seymour, Wisconsin, 1879-1907 Ellen Marie Piehl, A.G. Seymour Evangelical Lutheran Church records from 1879 to 1907. Transcribed and indexed by every name as well as by German place names. E-Mail Ellen Piehl
Wisconsin's Early French Habitants. Jo Bartels Alderson & Kate Alderson Rennert; published by: Heritage Books, Inc., 1998. Genealogical information on the early French explorers and traders that settled in Wisconsin or had something to do with the history of Wisconsin. For most of the entries there are notes tying them to WI history or to other entrants.  

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Magazines/Newsletters
Title Address Comments
Genealogical Gems Fox Valley Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 1592

Appleton, WI 54913
977.5 D25g (FHL)
Nuggets Fox Valley Genealogical Society, 1985-1988; Vol. 1, No. 1 (June 1982) - Vol. 6, No. 4 (1988); bimonthly; ceased publication as a separate and became part of Genealogical Gems with Vol. 7, No. 1 (1988) 977.5 D25n (FHL)
Wisconsin State
Genealogical Society Newsletter
P.O. Box 5106
Madison, WI 53705
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Books - Maps
Title Publisher Description Location
Atlas and Plat Book of Farms & Lands Ownership Directory published in 1957 The book contains plat maps for each of Outagamie's townships for property outside of the county's cities and towns. The maps are arranged by township and range numbers, and identify owners' names. The book contains an ownership index, and a 1950 Wisconsin state map showing population, land area, and "valuation" by county. David Kearney has a copy of the book and has volunteered to do lookups.
Land Atlas and Plat Book Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford, IL, 1987 Cadastral maps of townships; 1 atlas, 42 p.; includes index 977.539 E7r (FHL)
Plat Book of Outagamie County C.M. Foote and W.S. Brown drawn from actual surveys and county records; shows land ownership in 1889; 78 p. FHL #1597750 item 5
Standard Atlas of Outagamie County Ogle, Chicago, 1917 including a plat book of the villages, cities, and townships 977.539 E7o (FHL)

FHL #1036247 item 3

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Books - Family Histories
Title Author Description Location
Archiquette, John, papers, 1868-1874 This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Area Research Center, Green Bay, WI 54311. The microfilm portion of this collection is also available in Madison. Micro 126 (1 reel) : MAD 1V/Mss Box 65; Call No. Green Bay Micro 13; Green Bay SC 53; Micro 126; Format: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)

Diary kept by Archiquette, an Oneida Indian, containing information on tribal council decisions and discipline and on farming, road building, religious services, and other aspects of life on the Oneida Reservation near Green Bay, Wisconsin. Translated from the Oneida language by Oscar H. Archiquette. The original diary is on microfilm; a typewritten translation is on paper. Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm. 
Britell family letters, 1840-1858, by Britell, Orange  Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706; MAD 4 /14/File 1840 November 9; Call No. File 1840 November 9; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Letters from Orange Britell to his brother Claudius while he was in Weybridge, Vt., Marysville, CA and Alleghanytown, CA discussing his surroundings, and from Helen and her father Orange to a cousin giving family news; and love letters to Helen from Daniel Huntley while he was in Appleton, Wis., describing student life, frontier life, camping, contact with Indians, his teaching position at Lawrence Institute, and his plans to marry her
I. M. Brown, Notebook, ca. 1898 Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 3 /26/F5-6; Call No. Wis Mss 14PB/16; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 volume)

Notebook of a New London, Wis., physician, pertaining to infant care. 
Bruce, William Robert, 1892-1982, Papers, 1916-1919, 1980? Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706; Format 0.2 c.f.

Papers of William R. Bruce, including an autobiography about growing up in Menominee, Mich. and Appleton, Wis., his education at Lawrence College in Appleton, work as a chemist, teacher, and school administrator, and his military service as a sergeant in a medical detachment with the Wisconsin National Guard during the Mexican Border dispute in 1916 and with the 32nd Division in Europe during World War I. Also included are Bruce's letters to his family written during his military service, and transcriptions of most of the letters. They are detailed about his leisure time activities, but downplay the unpleasant and dangerous aspects of military life during wartime. Most of the ten photographs in the collection show Bruce in uniform. There are also 2 diskettes with the papers which contain the autobiography and the transcriptions (prepared by William E. Bruce). Unprocessed Accessions: M93-205: Qty: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box); MAD 3 /33/I6
Chase, James. Letter, 1853 Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 4 /14/File 1853 May 12. Call No. File 1853 May 12; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Photostat copy of a letter from Chase dated Kaukauna, Wis., to his daughter Harriet K. Chase attending school at Williamsburg, N.Y. He describes Wisconsin as an uncivilized, deplorable place to live, his contact with Indians in the state and how much he likes them, the furs he bought, and his decision to head back to his home at Detroit, Mich.
Eberhardt family history

by Eberhardt, Alft and Krueger
Author: Eberhardt, Leona. Title: History of the John Gottlieb & Sophia (Wiesner) Eberhardt family, 1770-1995, Germany & USA : primarily in Portage, Outagamie, Ozaukee and Wood counties, Wisconsin / by Eberhardt, Alft and Krueger. -- Wisconsin Rapids, WI : Cedarburg, WI : L. Eberhardt ; N.L. Krueger, [1995?]

Location: Historical Society Library; Call Number: CS71 E936 1995
Gordon, Bubolz, Autobiographical essay, ca. 1974 This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Area Research Center, Green Bay, WI 54311. Call No. Green Bay SC 105; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Typewritten autobiographical essay, ca. 1935 to 1974, by an Appleton, Wisconsin civic leader, businessman, and former state senator (1944-1953). Also included is a history (1900-1974) by Bubolz of the Home Mutual Insurance Company which he served as president and general manager. 
Frank, Fred H., 1895-1957. Papers, 1956-1957. This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Area Research Center, Greem Bay, WI 54301. Call No. Green Bay SC 93; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder).

Papers of a Republican assemblyman from Outagamie County, Wis., including correspondence with constituents, a certificate of election, and a joint resolution passed by the Wisconsin Legislature upon his death relating to his life and public service.
Greely - 1832 to 1982

compiled by Margrit Hamilton Lees
Paul Ames Greely was one of the founders of the Town of Maine and Village of Leeman. The family came from Clinton, Maine to Outagamie county, WI.  Michael J. Behrent has a copy of the book and has volunteered to do lookups.
Grignon, Charles A. 1808-1862., Papers, 1816-1952. Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 3 /36/A5-6; Call No. Wis Mss Pf; 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes)

Papers of a resident of Kaukauna, Wis., federal Indian interpreter, and local Democratic political figure. A few letters and accounts reflect Grignon's interest in the waning fur-trade business which he acquired from his father Augustin Grignon, but most of the correspondence relates to his work as an Indian interpreter from 1844 to 1855. Included are records of annuity payments and of conferences with the Indians, and references to his trips to Washington on behalf of the Menominees in 1845 and 1850. Among Grignon's correspondents on politics, business, and Indian affairs were Florimond J. Bonduel, Ben C. Eastman, Albert G. Ellis, George W. Ewing, Morgan L. Martin, and Lyman C. Draper. The collection also contains papers of David P. Meade and John F. Meade, father-in-law and brother-in-law of Grignon. These include postal records kept by David P. Meade while postmaster of Kaukauna in 1853-1854; and informative letters on business and politics written in the 1840s by John F. Meade, first from Green Bay as U.S. Land Receiver, then from Madison while a clerk in the Territorial House of Representatives and a state legislator. Numerous business papers relate to land sales, some by Charles A. Grignon, some by Jacob Deuel, surveyor and town promoter in Calumet County. Also included are letters regarding the use of stone from the Grignon quarry for locks on the Fox River, and other improvements.
Samuel Knox (b. 1819) of Osborn, WI, Diary, 1902-1915 Included with the records of Wisconsin Congregational Conference Records, 1840-1949. Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 3706; MAD 4 /19/C1-3d; Call No. Wis Mss GX; Format 7.8 c.f. (15 archives boxes)

Records of local churches in Wisconsin that were members of theWisconsin Congregational Conference, of several related church organizations, and of the Christian Endeavor Academy, an industrial education school sponsored by the Conference. Records include minutes, treasurers' records, membership information, and other items. Also present in the church record books are two non-church items: (1) a diary, 1902-1915, kept by Samuel Knox (b. 1819) of Osborn, Wis., with brief entries on his expenses and activities; including a constitution and minutes of meetings and an institute it sponsored.
Newton, Abel D., 1806-1889, Papers, 1849-1879, 1893-1921 Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 4 /18/F2; Call No. Wis Mss FW; format: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)

Letters by Abel Newton, a missionary at Kaukauna, Wis., 1851-1852; by his sons, Edward D., Samuel, and James K., during the Civil War, and by James as special commissioner for administering the amnesty oath in Alabama and as a student at Ripon Academy (Wis.) and Oberlin College. Also included are notes prepared by Newton's son-in-law, Bernard A. Leonard, regarding Revolutionary heroes. Related materials: A research paper based on a portion of this collection is included in "Civil War term papers" (WIHV95-A642).
Memoirs of Helene Plath Tonn, 1867-1953 This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Area Research Center, Stevens Point, WI 54481. Call No. Stevens Point SC 51; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Memories and anecdotes of everyday life by Helene Plath Tonn, undated, recorded by her daughter Erna, describing her youth in Montello, Wisconsin; visits to relatives in Minnesota; moving to New London, Wisconsin after her marriage to Edward August Tonn who was involved in several businesses there; and in 1909 moving to Mena, Arkansas where they farmed for a number of years. Included are photocopied photographs and documents and an appendix containing genealogical charts and biographical sketches of Erna Tonn Kenkel and her brother August Edward Tonn.
Sigman, Samuel, 1899-1976. Papers, 1922-1953. Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 3 /27/B3; Call No. Wis Mss MT Format 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes)

Correspondence and personal campaign materials of Sigman, district attorney of Outagamie County, Wis., 1935-1936, and a leader and organizer in the Wisconsin Progressive movement. The papers reflect the growth and decline of the Progressive party in the 1920's and 1930's and include correspondence from the following political and labor leaders: Thomas Amlie, Theodore Dammann, Herman L. Ekern, Roy Empey, William T. Evjue, Glenn Frank, Edwin J. Gross, Harold M Groves, John J. Handley, Daniel W. Hoan, Henry A. Huber, Merlin Hull, Burr W. Jones, Philip F. La Follette, Robert M. La Follette, Jr., Orland S. Loomis, John M. Nelson, George W. Norris, Henry Ohl Jr., Hubert H. Peavey, David Rabinovitz, James A. Reed, George J. Schneider, Burton K. Wheeler, and Edwin E. Witte. The collection also contains business papers of other organizations with which Sigman was affiliated, including the Appleton Labor College, the Appleton Trades and Labor Council, the Fox River Valley Home Merchants Association, and the Wisconsin Federation of Commercial Fishermen.
Stevens, Jedediah Dwight, 1776-1936 [microform] This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Area Research Center, Green Bay, WI 54311. The microfilm is also available in Madison. Negative Reel 1 : MAD 1V/Mss Box 88A; Call No. Green Bay Micro 52 Micro 270; Format 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)

Typescript diary of Jedediah Dwight Stevens, 1827-1830 and 1841, with reminiscences back to the first decade of the 1800s, edited and with additional information and reminiscences by daughter Salome E. Williams. Also included is genealogical information about the Stevens family and about Jedediah's wife Julia's family, the Egglestons. The genealogies include information from about 1776 to 1936. Stevens was a teacher/missionary to the Stockbridge Munsee Indians.The diary details Stevens' early life in Hamilton, N.Y.; his decision to become a missionary; work at Mackinac Island (Mich.); and later work in Wisconsin. The 1827-1830 diary was written while he was in Green Bay and Kaukauna, Wis. An excellent storyteller, his descriptions of the areas in which he lived, his work, and his view of Indian culture are vivid. Morality and the problem ofintemperance occupy much of his thoughts. Stevens later worked in Platteville, Wis. (which is not covered by the diary), although the 1841 diary details a trip he made from Wabaska to Galesburg, Ill. Available only on microfilm. Microfilmed by the Karrman Library, University of Wisconsin - Platteville.
Stone, Samuel Mattison, 1819- ?; Papers, 1847, 1851-1881 Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 4 /14/SC 717; Call No. SC 717; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Papers of and about Stone, a Methodist Episcopal circuit rider in Wisconsin and a founder of Lawrence University; including letters, 1851-1881, about investments in Appleton, Wisconsin, a biography, an account of an 1847 journey, a notebook, a license to preach, and other materials.
Tanner, Herbert Battles, 1859-1933, Papers, 1739-1865, 1878-1933 Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 4 /17/G1-3; Call No. Wis Mss DJ; Format 6.0 c.f. (26 archives boxes and 1 volume)

Papers of Dr. Tanner of Kaukauna, Wis., consisting of local history materials, records of business affairs in Wisconsin and Mexico, correspondence while state supervisor of illuminating oils, 1894-1900, and monthly reports of subordinate district oil inspectors, 1895-1897. The latter correspondence concerns appointments of these inspectors, and the gubernatorial campaigns of 1894 through 1900, and throws light on the relations between Tanner's office and the Standard Oil Company. There is correspondence and printed material, 1901-1908, concerning the management of the Rio Tamasopo Sugar Company in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, a company in which Tanner and a brother were financially interested, and correspondence, bills, and receipts, 1899-1903, connected with Tanner's operation of a Kaukauna drug store. Correspondence and miscellaneous material tell of Tanner's activities as Kaukauna's first health officer; as secretary of the Fox River Valley Medical Association; as a physician, with emphasis on his services as local representative of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad and other corporations; as mayor of Kaukauna, 1888-1896; as an investor in the Kaukauna Electric Light Company; as an active member of the South Kaukauna Congregational Church; of his candidacy for Congress in 1900; and of his work on local history, particularly the career of Captain Hendrick Aupaumut, his own genealogy, and the Stockbridge and Menominee Indians. Filed with the papers is a box containing documents from the office of a notary public near Mexico City dealing with lawsuits, 1739-1865; registers of electors in Kaukauna in 1896; and a ledger, 1894-1897, of a firm of Kaukauna druggists.
Tanner, Herbert Battles family papers, 1790-1972 [microform] Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 1V/Mss Box 594-596; Call No. Micro 953; Format 16 reels of microfilm (35mm)

Papers of Herbert Battles Tanner, a physician, businessman, and civic activist in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, and Eastland, Texas, and papers by or about relatives of Tanner and his wife Mary. Papers on Mary's ancestors include letters of families prominent in early Wisconsin history such as the Boyd, Lawe, Rankin, and Grignon families, and letters between Mrs. John Quincy Adams and her sister, Harriet Johnson Boyd. The collection documents the many activities of Herbert Battles Tanner such as his participation in Kaukauna church and Masonic affairs, addresses to medical societies, local Republican political activities in both Kaukauna (1890s) and Eastland (1920s), and business ventures. Operation of the Rio Tamasopo Sugar Company in Mexico involved Tanner in the economic impact of the Mexican Revolution and U.S. relations with Mexico. Tanner's historical writings on Kaukauna are also represented in the collection as are travel observations including comments on the 1877 St. Louis railroad strike. The family papers consist primarily of genealogical data gathered by Tanner and two of his children, Herbert Johnson Tanner and Blanche Lawe Tanner, and of photographs and letters written by ancesters. This collection is available only on microfilm.
Tanner, Kenneth Boyd, 1883-1965, Papers, 1793-1965 Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706; MAD 3 /15/C2-3; Call No. Mss 430; Format 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes)

Personal, business, and family papers of Kenneth Boyd Tanner, a sugar plantation manager in San Luis Potosi, Mexico before World War I, then an insurance businessman and civic leader in Eastland, Texas. Included are papers concerning several family members as well. Correspondence concerns Tanner's experiences as a student at the University of Wisconsin (1900-1904), as an officer candidate in Kentucky during World War I, and as a Republican Party leader in Eastland in the 1950s. Letters written while managing the Rio Tamasopo Sugar Company plantation owned by his family deal with the problems caused by the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and later political turmoil. Family letters concern health, mutual acquaintances, events in Kaukauna, Wis. where Tanner was born, and experiences of his daughter, Dolores Tanner Vachliotis, while with the Hedgerow Theater in Pennsylvania in the 1940s and '50s.Also present are genealogies of the Lawe, Boyd, Battles, Ford, and Tanner families; writings by Tanner's father, Herbert Battles Tanner; and information on a distant relative, Father Charles Francis de Vivaldi.
Joseph Trever of Killingholme, Eng.; and, Joseph S. Trever of Appleton, WI by William M. Trever; 30 p.; published by Press of Swain & Tate Co., Milwaukee

LC90-136265, CT274.T74 T74 1900z

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City Directories
Appleton
1935   not published  
1934 Appleton City Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759518 x
1933   not published  
1932 Appleton City Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759518 x
1931   not published  
1930 Appleton City Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759517 x
1928 Appleton City Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759517 x
1925 Appleton City Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759517 x
1922-24   not published  
1921 Appleton, Kaukauna and Outagamie County Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759516 i
1920   not published  
1919 Appleton, Kaukauna and Outagamie County Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759516 i
1916-1918   not published  
1915 Appleton and Outagamie County Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759516 i
1911-1914   not published  
1910 Directory of Outagamie County by Appleton Merchants Association including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i
1909   not published  
1908 Directory of Outagamie County John V. Bunn including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i
1907   not published  
1906 City Directory of Appleton John V. Bunn   FHL #1759515 i
1905   not published  
1904 City Directory of Appleton John V. Bunn   FHL #1759515 i
Kaukauna
1921 Appleton, Kaukauna and Outagamie County Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759516 i
1919 Appleton, Kaukauna and Outagamie County Directory Wright Directory Co.   FHL #1759516 i
1910 Directory of Outagamie County by Appleton Merchants Association including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i
1908 Directory of Outagamie County John V. Bunn including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i
New London
1910 Directory of Outagamie County by Appleton Merchants Association including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i
1908 Directory of Outagamie County John V. Bunn including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i
Seymour
1910 Directory of Outagamie County by Appleton Merchants Association including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i
1908 Directory of Outagamie County John V. Bunn including the cities of Appleton, Kaukauna, New London, and Seymour FHL #1759515 i

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Miscellaneous
Annual directories of public officials, 1934-[ongoing] Annual printed directories of public officials having jurisdiction within the county, prepared and published by the county clerk. Directories list national and state officers and legislators, court justices and officers, county board members, county officers and certain county employees, and town, village, and city officers and supervisors. More recent directories also show members of each county board standing committee, and U.S. census population totals for each local unit. Included are directories for these years: 1934, 1942/3-1944/5, 1947/8, 1949/50, 1954/5, 1956/7, 1958/9, 1961/2, 1963/4-1969/70, 1972/3, and 1975/6. Additional directories may have been added since this cataloging. Green Bay ARC; CALL No. Outagamie Series 3.
Mission House on the Oneida Indian Reservation in Brown and Outagamie counties, WI, 1926-1935, 1943-1944 Sisterhood of the Holy Nativity, Fond du Lac, WI, Records, 1882-1976 [microform]

This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Area Research Center, Oshkosh, WI 54901. Reels 1-4 of this collection are also at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Area Research Center, Green Bay, WI 54311. The microfilm is also available in Madison. Micro 753 (11 reels) : MAD 1V/Mss Box 388-390; Call No. Green Bay Micro 23 Micro 753 Oshkosh Micro 14; Format 11 reels of microfilm (35mm)

Records of an Episcopal women's order based in Boston, Mass., Providence, Rhode Island, and after 1905 in Fond du Lac, Wis., working primarily with parish education including Sunday school and parochial school as well as with emergency and routine relief work. The records include general correspondence from the first forty years of the order's existence, pertaining to the founding of the order, relations with other church bodies, activities of scattered missions, and rules and regulations; corporate records pertaining to financial matters, election of officers, admission of new novices, and promotions within the order; and yearbooks containing financial information. The bulk of the collection is made up of diaries with entries pertaining to the members' activities such as attending mass, travel, routine chores, acceptance of new postulants, matters of concern to friends and acquaintances of the sisters, and retreats. A portion of the diaries contains similar information pertaining to activities at the Mission House on the Oneida Indian Reservation in Brown and Outagamie counties, WI, 1926-1935, 1943-1944. This collection is available only on microfilm.
Patrons of Husbandry. South Greenville Grange No. 225 (Outagamie County, Records, 1873-1973 This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Area Research Center, Green Bay, WI 54311. The microfilm portion of this collection is also available in Madison.Micro 715 (1 reel) MAD 1V/Mss Box 346. Call No. Green Bay Micro 17 Green Bay Mss 74 Micro 715; Format 0.8 c.f. (4 archives boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm); plus 0.1 c.f. of unprocessed additions.

Records of an Outagamie County farm organization which sponsored educational and social events and promoted legislation beneficial to agriculture; including minute books, membership records, and news clippings, photographs, and other scrapbook materials. The processed portion of this series is described above and dates 1873-1973; there are unprocessed additions, 1973. The clippings, photos, and scrapbook material in this collection are available only on microfilm. Unprocessed Accessions: M79-056: Clippings, photographs, and correspondence regarding South Greenville's 100th anniversary in 1973. Qty: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder); MAD 4 /Unprocessed SC file 
The rediscovery of Smithfield, 1938; Author Elizabeth Wilson Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. MAD 4 /14/SC 2600; Call No. SC 2600; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

A report by Wilson on her research establishing the exact location in Outagamie County, Wis., of Smithfield, where resided between 1830 and 1833 the Second Christian Party of New York Indians removing to Wisconsin.
Seymour Hamburger Squad, Papers, 1985-1989 Tjos collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Archives Division. 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Area Research Center, Green Bay, WI 54301. Call No. Green Bay SC 94; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Research notes, correspondence, and photocopied clippings (mainly undated), concerning the establishment and promotion of Seymour, WI., as the birthplace of the hamburger sandwich in 1885.

 


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