Bertha K. Muehlmann Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Muehlmann, Bertha K., 1885-1949
Bertha K. Muehlmann papers
1907, undated
0.1 Cubic feet , 2 folders

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Bertha K. Muehlmann was born on November 22, 1885 in Chicago but later moved to Frankfort, Michigan as a young girl. She attended Michigan Agricultural College from 1905 to 1907 as a special student. She later taught one semester of classes in Rochester, New York. Bertha married Fred J. Rittschof in 1910 and had four children, two of whom survived. She died on August 28, 1949 in Michigan.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of two letters Bertha Muehlmann wrote to her future husband Fred J. Rittschof. In the letters she discusses the cold weather and several upcoming dances. Also included is a photograph of Bertha with two other unknown women; she is in the center.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections October 2005

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. -- General subdivision--Student life.;

Personal Name(s)

  • Cardone, Bonnie J.


  • College students

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Letters to Fred J. Rittschof February 5 and 14, 1907 

F.D. 1

Photograph Undated 

F.D. 2