Max Kade Institute

for German-American Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title[Diaries, letters]
Publication TypeBook
Year of PublicationYear Unknown
Call NumberFH Frautschi
Keywords1968-| Diaries Letters| Frautschi Christian| Frautschi Jacob| Madison (Wis.)| Swiss Americans| Turbachtal Switzerland| Wisconsin

Includes several boxes of diaries, letters, books (see inventory); new materials donated by Rick Frautschi (September 2002): Jacob Teophil. Frautschi's baptismal certificate, January 13, 1850 (Saanen, Switzerland); Swiss passports dated 1842 and 1852 for Jacob (Jacques) Frautschi; a land grant assigning forty acres of land in Mineral Point to Jacob Frautschy [sic], signed in 1854 on behalf of President Franklin Pierce; naturalization document for Jacob Frautscher [sic], dated 1861 (Sauk County, Wisconsin); receipt dated August 18, 1866, for a gravestone for Mary Elise (born May 28, 1814, died February 3, 1866), wife of Jacob Frautschi; and a color image of the Frautschi coat of arms done in stained glass. New materials donated by Rick Frauschi (September 2003): one compact disc containing the letters of John Jacob Frautschi, 1863-1914 with transcriptions and translations [see also Frautschi Letter Virtual Archive,]


Notes: Rick Frautschi, 1500 Folger Drive, Belmont, CA 94002,;