|Year Range from||1911|
|Year Range to||1965|
|Collection||Henschen Family Papers|
|Title||Henschen Family Papers|
|Scope & Content||
These materials pertain to the Henschen family, an influential immigrant family from Sweden, who settled near Maitland in the late 19th century. The Henschens were involved in the citrus industry, railroading, and local government. The collection contains three series:
Series I, Family History/Biography: Contains an article about Josef Henschen titled "Henschen-the Last Survivor" by Karl H. Grismer, February 16, 1924.
Series II, Correspondence: Letters between several Henschen family members including, Florence, Elsa, Josef, Harold, and Elin. In FF 6 are letters from Caroline and Shirley Mink (granddaughters of Josef) to their parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Mink while they were attending the University of Florida and Stetson University, respectively.
Series III, Miscellaneous: Report cards from Shirley and Caroline Mink, Augusta Henschen Mink's will, and Caroline role in the record breaking transcontinental drive by Betty Skelton in 1956.
|Dates of Creation||1911-1965, bulk 1911-1916|
Connell, Annie C.
Grismer, Karl H.
Lakeview High School
Orange County, FL
University of Florida
Winter Garden, FL
I. Family History/Biography
III. Miscellaneous -- Augusta H. Mink's Last Will and Testament.
III. Miscellaneous -- Estimated Trip Expenses
III. Miscellaneous -- Report Cards -- Shirley Mink
III. Miscellaneous -- Report Cards -- Caroline Mink
III. Miscellaneous -- Chevy Coast-to-Coast Trip.
III. Miscellaneous -- Miscellaneous.