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Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting the campus, programs, and operations at Björklunden, the property owned by Lawrence University in Bailey's Harbor, WI. Records date from 1935 to 2015 and include administrative files, oral history interviews with people affiliated with the property, photographs, and subject files. Subjects documented include the buildings and grounds, the 1993 lodge fire and reconstruction, summer seminar programs, and the gifting of the property to Lawrence by...
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters from Donald and Winifred Boynton to Milton and Helen Henquinet, dating from 1941 to 1973. The Henquinets were employed as the caretakers of Björklunden, the Boyntons' property in Bailey's Harbor, Wis., during these years. Letters primarily document the everyday concerns involved in managing the property during the off-season months of October-May. Letters include discussion of family news and travel as well. The bulk of the letters are from Donald...
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Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of papers and photographs documenting Winifred Boynton's time as owner of the Bjorklunden Lodge and Chapel from its purchase in 1928 to the bequeathing of the estate to Lawrence University by Winifred and her husband, Donald, in 1963. Materials continue past 1963, including records regarding her honarary master of arts degree from Lawrence University in 1964. Additional materials include personal writings, children's art pieces, copies of the Saturday Evening...