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Object ID 1989.054.0002
Object Name Documents
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.
Condition Fair
Dates of Creation 1911-1965, bulk 1911-1916
People Bevis, Henry
Connell, Annie C.
Grismer, Karl H.
Henschen, Augusta
Henschen, Elin
Henschen, Elsa
Henschen, Florence
Henschen, Harold
Henschen, Josef
Mink, Caroline
Mink, Shirley
Search Terms Arcadia, FL
Citrus Industry
Jacksonville, FL
Lakeview High School
Maitland, FL
Oakland, FL
Orange County, FL
Report Cards
Stetson University
Tildenville Elementary
University of Florida
Winter Garden, FL
Containers I. Family History/Biography
II. Correspondence
II. Correspondence
II. Correspondence
II. Correspondence
II. Correspondence
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.
II. Correspondence