Gerds-Peters Family Papers

Title:   Gerds-Peters Family Papers

Reference Code: Mss-3243

Inclusive Dates:  1863 – 1977

Quantity: 000.032 cu. ft.

Location:        Sm Mss
OS SM “G” (2 items)

Scope and Content: The collection includes William Gerds’ confirmation certificate (1863) and certificate of naturalization (1891).  It also contains Anna Peters Gerds’ confirmation certificate (1869) and Emma Gerds’ certificate of completion, graduation program and diploma (1897) from the Fifth District School as well as material related to her civil service examination. In addition, the collection contains Hulda Gerds’ report cards from the Fifth District School (1902-1904) as well as graduation programs from South Division High School (1910) and the University of Wisconsin (1919).  Lastly, there are newspaper clippings and genealogical information pertaining to various members of the Gerds and Peters families.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English, German

Notes: Photos – See M-215