Freisian Family Collection, ca. 1874-1940
Title: Freisian Family Collection, ca. 1874-1940
Record Series: MsC-55
Creator: Freisian family
Date: ca. 1874-1940
Extent: 1 box (0.21 linear feet)
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
Language: Much of this material is in German, but there are some items in English.
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Scope and Content
Little is known about the Freisian family, how this material came into the possession of the Special Collections, or what relationship,if any, the Freisians may have had with ISNS/ISTC. The collection consists of letters, postcards, obituaries, tokens, baptism records, and recipes related to the Freisian family.
Folder 1: Postcard (Christmas card), Helen and Ubbe Peterson, Jr., to Ubbe Peterson, Sr.
Folder 2: Obituary, Anne Katharina Jakobs
Folder 3: Obituary, one-year-old son of Ubbe Peterson
Folder 4: Mutterchens Gedanken
Folder 5: Sunday school token, “Mein Geist freuet sich…”
Folder 6: Postcard, photograph of man and woman
Folder 7: Token, Einer trage des andern Last
Folder 8: Gallstone recipe
Folder 9: Yeast and recipes
Folder 10: Envelope (1940) to Mrs. Isaac Niemann
Folder 11: Obituary, John Hempen
Folder 12: Angel food cake recipe
Folder 13: Dandelion wine recipe
Folder 14: Garden leaflet
Folder 15: Applesauce cookie recipe
Folder 16: Letter from Ella about new house
Folder 17: Token, “Er ruft mich an”
Folder 18: Token,” Siehe, ich lege in Zion”
Folder 19: Token, “Ruhme dich nicht”
Folder 20: Token, “Holt nicht lieb die Welt”
Folder 21: Token, “Der Engel des Henn
Folder 22: Women’s Board of Domestic Missions appeal
Folder 23: Tobacco coupon
Folder 24: Traced flowers
Folder 25: Token, “Mein Auge siecht, wohin es blickt…”
Folder 26: Cemetery vault
Folder 27: Token, “Der Gottlose”
Folder 28: Token, cornucopia presented to Trina (Katrina) Wickers
Folder 29: Token, “Der Herr Trientje Wickers,” 1895
Folder 30: Card, Annie Dirks
Folder 31: Token to Trina Wickers + verse
Folder 32: Token from Effie hazard
Folder 33: Token, roses in bush, Gertie Bush
Folder 34: Token, roses 1897 + verse
Folder 35: Token, harvest from teacher with presentation and verse, Katrina Wickers—reward of merit
Folder 36: Page of 1903 verse, Das Kleine Kindlein—Ellie and Tini (?) Peterson
Folder 37: Page of 1903 verse, Aufforderuny—Cornelia Dirks, Ellie Peterson, Tini Peterson, Margaret DeBeer
Folder 38: Page of 1903 questions. Ein Weihnachtskatichismus
Folder 39: Page of print, 10 Weihnachtsdanh—Tetje and Ellie Peterson
Folder 40: Letter to parents in Parkersburg, 1874
Folder 41: Baptism certificate, Elshe Jacobs
Folder 42: Baptism certificate, Berend Wickers Nanninga
Folder 43: Tumeric pickles recipe
Folder 44: Shopping list, coffee and tea
Collection processed by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2017; updated october 2017 (dh) Linear feet count updated on August 7, 2017.