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Guide to the WI EC​ County Circuit Court: First WI Land Mortgage Assc.​ Liquidation,​ 1913-​1929

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Title: Wisconsin. Circuit Court (Eau Claire County, Wis.): First Wisconsin Land Mortgage Association Liquidation Proceedings

Inclusive Dates: 1913-1929

Creator: Wisconsin. Circuit Court (Eau Claire County, Wis.)

Call Number: Eau Claire Series 104

Quantity: 5.8 c.f. (14 archives boxes and 2 volumes)

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: Liquidation proceedings and related evidence pertaining to the First Wisconsin Land Mortgage Association, a land mortgage association involved in real estate sales and mortgages for settlement of cut-over land in Chippewa, Eau Claire, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties. The records consist of a small amount of actual proceedings; corporate records including minutes, lists of stockholders, and agreements with the Chippewa Valley and Wisconsin Colonization companies; general correspondence with land agents, local bankers, the association's creditors, the state treasurer and commissioner of banking, and some mortgage holders; special correspondence, most of which dates from the association's bankruptcy in 1928 and pertains to the collection of outstanding loans; loan applications; and miscellaneous records consisting primarily of financial records, plat books and maps, and field trip reports of agents.

Language: English

Arrangement of the Materials

By type of record.

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence, which is arranged alphabetically provides thorough documentation of the relations between the association, its customers, creditors, agents, and state regulatory agencies. Many of the loan applicants were of Polish or Scandinavian heritage. The records also provide some information on the financial operation of the association.

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • First Wisconsin Land Mortgage Association
  • Bankruptcy—Wisconsin
  • Civil law—Wisconsin—Eau Claire County—Cases Cutover lands—Wisconsin
  • Mortgage banks—Wisconsin

Contents List

Series: Circuit Court Proceedings

Box 1
Folder 1

Liquidation Proceedings, 1928-1929

Box 1
Folder 2

Inventory of Assets, February 1, 1928

Box 1
Folder 3

Bondholders Committee Reorganization Proposal, May 1, 1928

Series: Corporate Records

Box 1
Folder 4

Articles of Incorporation, 1913-1919

Box 1
Folder 5

Minutes, 1913-1928

Box 1
Folder 6

Resolutions to Increase Capitol Stock, 1918-1919

Box 1
Folder 7

Agreements with Chippewa Valley and Wisconsin Colonization Companies, 1921-1922, 1928

Box 1
Folder 8

Lists of Stockholders, 1919-1928

Series: General Correspondence

Box 1
Folder 9-10

Adamietz - Bezoir

Box 2
Folder 16

Biernat - Conrath State Bank

Box 3
Folder 16

Continental & Commercial Bond Co. - Fisk

Box 4
Folder 16

Fisk - Kuehl

Box 5
Folder 17

Ladies Home Journal - Marshall and Ilsley Bank

Box 6
Folder 16

Marshall - Stanley and Bissell, 1920-1921

Box 7
Folder 16

Stanley and Bissell, 1922-1923 - Wisconsin Colonization

Company

Box 8
Folder 14

Wisconsin Life Insurance Co. - Zurecki

Series: Special Correspondence

Box 8
Folder 5

Bondholders' Protective Committee, 1928

Box 8
Folder 6

Legislation, 1923 - 1926

Loan Correspondence

Box 8
Folder 78

June 1927 - February 1928

Box 9
Folder 12

March - November 1928

Box 9
Folder 3

Offers in Compromise on Farms, 1928

Box 9
Folder 4

Offers to Buy Farms, 1926-1928

Box 9
Folder 5

Stock Assessment Correspondence, 1928-1929

Series: Loan Applications

Box 9
Folder 6-9

A-C

Box 10
Folder 1-8

D-K

Box 11
Folder 17

L-R

Box 12
Folder 16

S-Z

Series: Miscellaneous Records

Box 12 Folder 7

Foreclosure Proceedings against Clients, 1924, 1927

Box 12 Folder 8

Corporate Income Tax Returns (Federal) 1919-1927

Box 13 Folder 1

Corporate Income Tax Returns (State) 1919-1927

Box 13 Folder 2

Delinquent Taxes on Outstanding Loans

Box 13 Folder 3

Field Reports on Loan Collection Trips, 1927-1928

Box 13 Folder 4

Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1925

Box 13 Folder 5

Financial Statements, 1919-1928

Box 13 Folder 6

Land Mortgage Association Law, 1919

Box 13 Folder 7

Lists of Mortgages, 1922-1928

Box 13 Folder 8

Maps and Plat Books, Chippewa, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties

Box 14 Folder 1

Reports to the Wisconsin Banking Department, 19191927

Box 14 Folder 2

Miscellaneous Reports, 1919-1927

Box 14 Folder 3

Survey of Land Values, 1925

Box 14 Folder 4

Upper Wisconsin Company, Articles of Incorporation, 1920, 1924

Volume 1

Mortgage Ledger, 1914-1927

Volume 2

Expense Account Ledger, 1921-1927

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