Fels, George W. F. Papers

 

Title: Fels, George W. F. Papers

Reference Code: Mss-0814

Inclusive Dates: 1884 – 1948

Quantity: 1.0 cu. ft.

Location: BV, Sh. 114

OS XXLG “F” (5 items)

Abstract: George W. F. Fels was born in Milwaukee in 1869.  He left school at the age of 15 to go to work.  He eventually found work as a surveyor and completed projects for approximately 50 school house sites in the area as well as 30 church sites.  In 1918, George secured a position with the City Engineers Department and remained with that office until he retired in 1938.

Scope and Content: Records include survey notes/legal descriptions of Milwaukee properties; maps of Milwaukee subdivisions, invoices/receipts, and tax records.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English and Polish

Arrangement:

 

 

Folder Heading Box Folder
Biographical Information 1 1
Surveyor Notes/Certificates (1 of 3) 1 2
Surveyor notes/Certificates (2 of 3) 1 3
Surveyor notes/Certificates (3 of 3) 1 4
Income and Real Estate Tax Bills/Receipts 1 5
Invoices/Receipts 1 6
Subdivision Maps – South Side (#1 – #20) 1 7
Subdivision Maps – South Side (#21 – #54) 1 8
Subdivision Maps – Town of Greenfield 1 9
Subdivision Maps – Town of Granville 1 10
Subdivision Maps – North Milwaukee 1 11
Subdivision Maps – Town of Wauwatosa (includes Center City map) 1 12
Subdivision Maps – Cudahy 1 13
Subdivision Maps – Town of Lake 1 14
Subdivision Maps – Town of Milwaukee 1 15
Subdivision Maps – Milwaukee – West of River/North of Wisconsin Ave. (1 of 3) 1 16
Subdivision Maps – Milwaukee – West of River/North of Wisconsin Ave. (2 of 3) 1 17
Subdivision Maps – Milwaukee – West of River/North of Wisconsin Ave. (3 of 3) 1 18
Subdivision Maps – Milwaukee – West of River/South of Wisconsin Ave. 1 19
Subdivision Maps – Milwaukee – East of River 1 20
Subdivision Maps – Butler (Waukesha County) 1 20
MiscellaneousIncludes specifications for athletic field and track at Washington

High School, 1917, and specifications for replacing defective
wooden sidewalks with cement concrete walks

1 22

OVERSIZE MATERIALS – OS XXLG “F”

–          Brochure promoting lot sales in North Milwaukee, n.d.

–          Brochure promoting lot sales in Cudahy (damaged), n.d.

–          Broadside promoting lot sales in Cudahy (damaged), n.d.

–          General Plan of West Park (now Washington Park), 1885

–          Broadside promoting lot sales in Lake Woods subdivision (Whitefish Bay) [damaged], n.d.


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