Diderrich Landmark Collection, 1839-1992

Title: Diderrich Landmark Collection, 1839-1992
Call Number: Mss-2105
Bulk: 4.5 cu. ft.

Historical Note:
Built about 1858, the John N. Diderrich family purchased this homestead and farm from James Healey in 1861.  Diderrich’s son, Nicholas A., and grandson, Raymond, continued in the ownership and operation of the family farm.  In addition to farming, Nicholas A. served the Town of Granville as Justice of the Peace, a notary public, a surveyor, and as treasurer of St. Catherine’s Church.  Raymond also served Granville as an assessor and surveyor, as well as acting as secretary to the Brown Deer Businessmen’s Bowling League and the Brown Deer Baseball Club.  Raymond and his wife, Dorothy, participated in Brown Deer Historical Society’s efforts to preserve Brown Deer’s second school house known as the Little White Schoolhouse.  Material

related to the Village of Brown Deer, Town of Granville, and Town of Granville Brown Deer School District No. 1 is also included in this collection.

Administrative Note:
The collection was processed on July 12, 1994 by Steve Daily.  Material was added to the collection on November 9 and 10, 1995 and was processed by Steve Daily.

See Also:
Diderrich Landmark Photos M-127

Contents

Box Number

Folder Number

Diderrich, Nicholas A. Survey and account ledgers, 1907-1936.  3 vols. 1 Loose in box
Diderrich, Raymond. Badger State College books 1 1
Diderrich, Nicholas A. and Raymond. Surveys, 1921 1 2
Diderrich, Nicholas A. and Raymond. Assessor and Notary Public manuals, 1840s, 1912, 1952 1 3
Diderrich Family. Correspondence to, 1916-1981 1 4
Diderrich Family. Home and farm improvement receipts and statements, 1911-1945 1 5
Diderrich Family. Farm income receipts and statements, 1915-1944 1 6
Diderrich Family. Farm expense receipts and statements, 1910-1946 1 7
Diderrich Family. Business expense receipts and statements, 1914-1939 1 8
Diderrich Family. Automotive and farm equipment receipts and statements, 1916-1945 1 9
Diderrich Family. Oil and gas receipts and statements, 1921-1945 1 10
Diderrich Family. Utilities receipts and statement, 1910-1945 1 11
Diderrich Family. Granville companies receipts and statements, 1932-1944 1 12
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer companies receipts and statements, 1924-1944 1 13
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer companies receipts and statements, 1914-1968 1 14
Diderrich Family. Miscellaneous receipts and statements, 1894-1944 1 15
Diderrich Family. Miscellaneous receipts and statements, 1910-1946 1 16
Diderrich Family. World War II ration books, documents, and stamps, 1943-45 1 17
Diderrich Family. Farmer’s circulars, guidebook, ledger, and directory, 1905-21 1 18
Diderrich Family. Farm equipment catalogs and instruction guides, 1910-21 1 19
Diderrich Family. Product warranties, instructions, contracts, and advertisements, 1907-1973 1 20
Diderrich Family. St. Catherine’s Church, 1905-51

– church offering receipts

1 21
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Bowling League, 1939-42

– record books

– stat sheets

– receipts

– registration sheet

– prize list

– financial report

1 22
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Baseball Club correspondence, 1929-1932 1 23
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Baseball Club ledgers, 1929-1933, 1934-1938.  2 vols. (also some bowling league information) 1 Loose in box
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Baseball Club receipts, cancelled checks, and report, 1929-1938 1 24
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Baseball Club rosters and stat sheets, 1929-1934 1 25
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Baseball Club score books, 1930-1937.  3 vols. 2 Loose in box
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Baseball Club schedules, 1930-1977 (not inclusive) 2 26
Diderrich Family. Brown Deer Baseball Club banquet and award programs, 1969-1978 2 27
Diderrich Family. Baseball clippings, 1929-1973 2 28
Diderrich Family. Baseball miscellaneous 2 29
Diderrich Family. Business cards 2 30
Diderrich Family. Pocket notebooks 2 31
Diderrich Family. Recipes 2 32
Diderrich Family. Card game score cards 2 33
Diderrich Family. Cub scout catalogs and literature, 1954 2 34
Diderrich Family. 4-H programs, newsletters, award 1950-51 2 34a
Diderrich Family. Tour books, automobile maps, and regulations, 1929-1938 2 35
Diderrich Family. Miscellaneous clippings and articles, 1972-1992 2 36
Diderrich Family. Periodicals and catalogs, 1892-1934 2 37
Diderrich Family. Miscellaneous 2 38
Village of Brown Deer. Abstract of title

– Brazelton thru Holton & Hunkel, 1843-1964

2 39
Village of Brown Deer. Abstract of title

– Brazelton thru Holton & Hunkel, 1843-1968

2 40
Village of Brown Deer. Brown Deer/Granville histories 2 41
Village of Brown Deer. Brown Deer Historical Society

– Heritage Day programs, 1972.

– newsletter, July 1985.

– questionnaire, 1971.

– announcement of meeting, 1972

2 42
Village of Brown Deer. Brown Deer 4th of July Commission

– flyers, 1976, 1985, 1989, 1991

– letter and invitation, 1991

2 43
Town of Granville. Annual reports, 1901-1942 (not inclusive) 2 44
Town of Granville. Annual reports, 1943-1956 (inclusive) 2 45
Town of Granville. Highway tax records, 1886 2 45a
Town of Granville. Fire Department constitution and by-laws, 1949 2 46
Town of Granville. Abstracts of title

– Castleman thru Christian, 1839-1876

– Knauth thru Eggert, 1887-1896

– Dewey thru Pereles, 1840-1900

3 47
Town of Granville. Abstracts of title

– Mitchell thru Bausch, 1846-1889

– Dewey thru Gleisner, 1843-1946

3 48
Town of Granville. Mortgages, warranty deeds, contract, and description, 1894-1931 3 49
Town of Granville. Holton & Hunkel Co.

– indenture, 1932

– clipping, 1976

– anniversary brochures, 1947

3 50
Town of Granville. School construction agreement, 1900 3 51
Plat Maps. 1954 (copies and book) 3 52
Slide Show narrative 3 53
Bruss, Frederick Family History 3 54
Town of Granville. Brown Deer School District No. 1                  records, 1866-1915.  5 vols. (Lapham Case Sh. 9)

*FOR PUBLIC USE, SEE PHOTOCOPIES MEZZANINE VAULT F11

– Treasurer’s book, 1866-1915.

– Teacher’s daily register, 1878-1879.

– School record book, 1883-1898.

– Teacher’s daily register, 1886-1890.

– Manual of the Elementary Course of Study, 1891-1892

3 Loose

Scrapbooks

Location

#1.  Scrapbook of birthday, engagement, wedding, etc. cards,              1936 R.C. 16 Sh. 7
#2.  Scrapbook of shower and wedding cards, 1945 R.C. 16 Sh. 7

Newspaper and Clippings

*FOR PUBLIC USE, SEE MICROFILM #536

Newspapers

Location

Brown Deer Herald Aug. 3, 1961 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Jan. 4, 1962 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Jan. 11, 1962 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Feb. 22, 1962 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Mar. 1, 1962 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Mar. 22, 1962 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1  Dec. 2, 1971 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1  March 30, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1 & 2  June 1, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1  June 8, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1, 2, & supplement  June 15, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1 & 2  June 22, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1 & 2  June 29, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1, 2, & supplement  July 13, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1 & 2  Aug. 31, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1 & 2  Nov. 16, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1, 2, & supplement  July 1, 1976 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1 & 2  July 8, 1976 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1  Oct.25, 1979 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1 & 2  May 7, 1981 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Herald Section 1  June 4, 1981 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Glendale-Brown Deer News Mar. 1962 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Glendale Herald July 11, 1957 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Northeast Post June 30, 1976 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13

Clippings

Location

Granville history, 1954, 1972 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer history, 1972-1988 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Brown Deer Historical Society Little White School House,             1972-1991 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Town of Milwaukee, 1964-1985 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Glendale, 1972-1986 Originals Mezzanine Vault F13
Miscellaneous Originals Mezzanine Vault F13

Photocopies of Newspaper

Location

The Herald Jan. 20, 1965 Special edition celebrating Brown                                  Deer’s anniversary Mezzanine Vault F11

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