Gerds-Peters Family PapersAugust 23, 2016
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