St. Louis Grütli Verein (Swiss)

Accession Number: SC 17:29
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1857-1972
Size: 1 flat box, 1 regular Hollinger; 1.3 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Various Swiss organizations
Acquisition info: Acquired from the Carondelet Historical Society
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Items from various Swiss organizations were housed at the Carondelet Historical Society before being donated to SLPL
Language: English and German
Processed by: Melissa Miller, December 2017
Conservation notes: Papers placed in acid-free folders
Scope and Content: The collection contains correspondence, albums, books, and other ephemera from a variety of Swiss organizations in St. Louis. The organizations are: Aid Society Helvetia, North American Swiss Alliance, Swiss-American Singing Alliance, Swiss Benevolent Society, and United Swiss Societies.
Arrangement: Collection organized alphabetically by organization
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

St. Louis Grütli Verein (Swiss)
1857-1972
1 flat box, 1 regular Hollinger; 1.3 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 Aid Society Helvetia

-Correspondence; February-March 1948 (2)

-New and Exciting Sound Films of Switzerland program; February 1951

 -79th Annual Report; December 1951

1/3 Miscellaneous Papers

-Advertisement prices

-Banquet Questionnaire

-Correspondence; June 1945-April 1950 (15)

-Edelweiss Member list

-For Swiss Nationals Living Abroad Dürrenaesch newsletter; April 1956; in English/German (3)

-Handwritten notes (8)

-Member list

-New Glarus Yodelers postcard

-North American Grütli-Bundes membership directory; February 1906; in German

-Swiss Gymnastic Society Exhibition and Dance program and flier; April 1950 (2)

1/4 North American Swiss Alliance, 50th Anniversary Programs; in German (2)
1/5 North American Swiss Alliance, Correspondence; March 1945- April 1952 (37)
1/6 North American Swiss Alliance, Misc. Papers

-Application for a Beneficiary Certificate in the Juvenile Department

-Constitutions; July 1941-May 1970 (6)

-National Convention of the North American Swiss Alliance Record of Proceedings; May 1962

1/7 Swiss-American Singing Alliance

-Correspondence; February 1950-July 1953 (8)

-National Singing Festival invitation; July 1950

-Swiss Male Chorus 70th Anniversary program; October 1942

-Swiss Male Chorus sheet music book; July 1947; in German

-Swiss Male Chorus Centennial Festival program; October 1972

1/8 Swiss-American Benevolent Society

-Charity Solicitations Permit; October 1949

-Charity Solicitations Permit Application; July 1949

-Cherokee Printing Company receipt; November 1949

-Correspondence; March 1951

1/9 Swiss Benevolent Society Centennial, Correspondence; May 1949-October 1949 (79)
1/10 Swiss Benevolent Society Centennial, Misc. Papers

-Advertisement design

-Better Business Bureau advertising form

-Blank stationery (2)

-Centennial Report Receipts (2)

-Handwritten notes (11)

-Meeting minutes; November 1948-September 1949 (9)

-Questionnaires (2)

-Report of Advertisement Solicitation (3)

-Souvenir programs; November 1949 (3)

1/11 United Swiss Societies; Correspondence; December 1947-1951 (9)
2/- Minutes and ledger book; 1857-1867; in German
2/- Golden Jubilee Concordia Turn Verein book; 1925
2/- State of Missouri Act to Incorporate the Grüth Benevolent Society of St. Louis certificate; May 1905
2/- Portrait Book

-Albrecht, Joseph

-Amacher, Ernst

-Amsler, Jacob

-Baetschart, Xav.

-Bantli, Emil

-Bantli, Fred

-Beffa, Alex.

-Benker, Dr. Oskar

-Bernhart, Benjamin

-Bircher, Jacob

-Boesch, Anton

-Bopp, Emil

-Bucher, Chas.

-Camenzind, Arthur

-Catanaw, Luzie

-Doswald, Joh.

-Eberli, Wm.

-Ehrler, Joseph

-Elmiger, Hans

-Falber, Jacob

-Fasnacht, Jul.

-Feutz, Alb.

-Forrelli

-Forrer, Alois

-Frei, Alb.

-Freiburghaus, Fred

-Frueh, Ernst

-Fuchs, Emil

-Furrer, John

-Gabriel, Jacob

-Gastori, Eugen

-Gendelli, Joseph

-Germann, Jacob

-Giesler, Ulrich

-Gloor, Adolf

-Gschwend, Adolf

-Haemmerli, Sam.

-Harder, Herman

-Hauser, Joseph

-Hensler, John

-Heresberger, Adolf

-Herzig, Adolf

-Hippenmeier, Conrad

-Hofstetter, Xav.

-Hunger, Math.

-Inderbitzin, Joh.

-Infeld, Walter

-Jetziger, John

-Judd, John

-Kaltenrieder, Paul

-Kauflin, Alb.

-Kauflin, Fritz

-Kellenberger, John

-Keller, Emil

-Kiburtz, John

-Klaus, Traugott

-Kuendig, Joseph

-Kuhl, Gottl.

-Lehman, Julius

-Lochman, Gottl.

-Meier, Arnold

-Meier, John

-Meier, Lorenz

-Meng, Louis

-Naegeli, Dieth.

-Nussbaum, Oscar

-Nutli, Nic.

-Ochsner, Math.

-Ott, Jacob

-Peter, Albert

-Pfiffner, Alb.

-Propst, WF

-Rahm, Alex.

-Rebsamen, Wm.

-Reichmuth, Anton

-Renner, Xav.

-Rickli, Joh.

-Rindlisbacher, Gottf.

-Risch, Alex. Jr.

-Risch, Max

-Ritzman, Wm.

-Ruedlinger, Chas.

-Ruedlinger, Jacob

-Ruedlinger, Ulrich

-Ryser, Gottf.

-Schmid, Anton

-Schmidt, Jacob

-Seiler, Rob.

-Seiler, Rud.

-Sigrist, Fritz

-Singer, Ulrich

-Sparrer, Peter

-Steiner, John

-Strahl, Leo

-Strasser, Jacob

-Switter, Anton

-Temperli, Gustav

-Tobler, Alfred

-Vetter, Jacob

-Von Bergen, Joh.

-Von Rotz, Joseph

-Wagner, John

-Wartmann, Jakob

-Weiss, John

-Werkmeister, Rob.

-Wetzel, John
-Wick, Carl
-Wigger, John
-Wolf, Theo.
-Wyler, Rob.
-Yanka, Stephan
-Zwicki, Henry

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