Papers, 1889-1990

Nelson, George A., 1873-1962

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Contributors
  • Physical Details
    • 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes); plus
    • additions of 3.3 c.f.
    • 219 photographs, and
    • 183 negatives
  • OCLC ocn173702050
  • Finding Aids
    • Register


  • Papers of George A. Nelson, a Milltown, Wisconsin, farmer and assemblyman, documenting his leadership of cooperatives and farmers' organizations, including the Wisconsin State Union of the American Society of Equity, the Wisconsin Co-operative Creameries Association, the Farmers' Holiday Association, and the Farmers' Educational and Co-operative Union of America. In addition, there is some personal and political correspondence, and materials relating to his political career. Business records of some Milltown cooperatives are also included.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above, dates 1908-1954, and is described in the register. Additional accessions date 1889-1990 and are described below.


  • Presented by Belva Nelson Kusler, Frederic, Wisconsin, 1963-1964.