Herbert and Bert Warner Papers, 1900-1983

Summary Information

Title: Herbert and Bert Warner Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1983

  • Warner, Herbert, 1870-1952
  • Warner, Bert, 1900-1989
Call Number: Northland Mss R; PH Northland Mss R; AC 650-664

Quantity: 3.2 c.f. (8 archives boxes), 15 films (16mm), and 55 photographs

Archival Locations:
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center / Ashland Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers, mainly 1913-1933, of a father and son who were owners of the Forest Home Summer Resort (later called Herbert and Bert's Resort) on Plum Lake in Vilas County, Wisconsin, from 1898 until the late 1940s. Included are correspondence and detailed papers relating to the advertisement and operation of the resort, guest correspondence, and home movies. Other papers relate to the operation of a farm and the Lake and River Logging Company and various other business and community activities, including the Plum Lake Golf Course. Photographs consist of images of guests boating or displaying a prize catch, and other images showing equipment and work scenes from Herbert Warner's early work in logging operations.


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Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-nort000r
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