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Guide to the WI Chippewa County Court Divorce Case Files,​ 1921-​1943

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Summary Information

Title: Wisconsin. County Court (Chippewa County): Divorce Case Files

Inclusive Dates: 1921-1943

Creator: Wisconsin. County Court (Chippewa County)

Call Number: Chippewa Series 39

Quantity: 14 reels of microfilm (35mm)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.

Abstract: County Court divorce case files, #7-5570. Legal papers include complaints, summonses, affidavits, court orders, testimony, and decrees. Included is in-depth information on genealogy, family history, domestic violence, household and farm economy, division of labor, sexuality, gender roles, expectations of marriage, courtship, kinship networks, community surveillance and networks, and the relationships among women.

Note: The microfilm was produced by the Genealogical Society of Utah, which holds the master negatives.

Language: English

Other Finding Aids

“Index to County Court Cases” (C1993/016 and C1993/015) indexes these records.

Related Material

“Divorce Case Files” of the Chippewa County Circuit Court (Chippewa Series 38) contains related records.

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • Divorce—Wisconsin—Chippewa County
  • Family Violence—Wisconsin—Chippewa County
  • Sex role—Wisconsin—Chippewa County

Contents List

Reel 1 2 - 256
Reel 2 262 - 760
Reel 3 765 - 1505
Reel 4 1512 - 1992
Reel 5 1993 - 2466
Reel 6 2492 - 3180
Reel 7 3182 - 3651
Reel 8 3654 - 4034
Reel 9 4047 - 4376
Reel 10 4378 - 4842
Reel 11 4851 - 5214
Reel 12 5215 - 6150
Note: Files 5328 - 5570 are contained on Reels 13 and 14.
Reel 13 6151 - 6231 and 5328 - 5478
Reel 14 5480 - 5570

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