Borchert Family Papers
Title: Borchert Family Papers
Call Number: Mss-3078
Inclusive Dates: 1917 – 1997
Bulk: 1.0 cu. ft.
Location: WC, Sh. 112
Historical Note: The Borchert family once owned the Milwaukee Brewers, the city’s minor league baseball team, as well as Borchert Field, also known as Athletic Field. After the death of Otto Borchert, his wife Idabel Ruby Borchert ran the team for a short time before selling it. They had a single daughter, Florence Mila Borchert Bartling. Florence married Lee A. Larson and had a son, Bill Borchert Larson. They later divorced and she remarried to a Henry A. Bartling.
Abstract: This collection contains personal material, photos, clippings and correspondence pertaining to this prominent Milwaukee family.
Administrative Note: The collection was processed on July 11, 2007, by Lisa Chasco.
|Contents||Box #||Folder #|
|Personal Documents 1899-1985 *Speak with Curator for use of this file*||1||3|
|Newspaper Clippings 1934-1995||1||4|
|Album 1 – Family Album “Xerox” 3 of 3||1||Loose in box|
|Album 2 – Family Scrapbook||1||Loose in box|
|B1-B7 – Aviation||1|
|B8-B42 – People, Unidentified||1|
|B43-B59 – Vehicles||1|
|B60-B90 – People, Identified||1|
|Milwaukee Brewers Team Photo, 1924||OS 2412|
|Milwaukee Brewers Team Photo, 1926||OS 2413|
|Milwaukee Brewers Team Photo, 1921||OS 2414|
|Wisconsin News Front Page, April 28, 1927||OS 2415|
|Otto Borchert surrounded by family/friends 1926||OS 2425|