Dittmar, Gustave Papers

Title: Dittmar, Gustave Papers

Reference Code: Mss-1671

Inclusive Dates: 1874-1970

Quantity: 000.031 cu. ft.

Location:        Sm Mss (0.03 cu. ft.)
OS LG “D” (1 item)

Abstract: Gustave “Gus” Dittmar was born in December 1874 on the family farm in the Town of Franklin.  His parents, Andrew and Sophia, were natives of Germany, who emigrated to the U.S. and were married in Milwaukee in the 1850s.  Gus worked with Bucyrus-Erie for more than 25 years.  He died on October 13, 1943.

Scope and Content: The collection includes a family “register”, Gus’ confirmation certificate, pages from the Bucyrus-Erie publication The Scoop, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings re Gus and other family members. The oversize item is the marriage certificate of Dittmar and Barbara Stussi, May 5, 1901 (German text).

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English and German