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Name "Kezar Lake Memoirs"
Number of Archive records 16
Number of Library records 0
Number of Photo records 63
Number of Object records 1

Associated Records

Keewaydin Journals, Vol. I & II - 2004.11.0078

Copy of two journals written by Arthur P. Stone, titled the "Keewaydin Journals". The journals recount Stone's time spent at Kezar Lake and Lovell from 1889 until 1954. Keewaydin was the name of his camp which he built on Rattlesnake Island. The camp stood from 1901 until 2001, when it was torn down and another put in its place. Included in the journals are essays regarding people he knew and stories he was told. Both volumes are in one notebook, and the original journals can be found in the archival box titled "Arthur P. Stone".

Journal of Arthur P. Stone, Keewaydin Volume I - 2004.11.0080

Journal kept by Arthur P. Stone about his time spent in Lovell, titled the Keewaydin Journal, which was the name of his camp on Kezar Lake. Volume I spans the years 1889 - 1939 when the Rattlesnake Island owners had a 50th reunion. Included in this journal are photographs of the reunion, some of his reminiscences of people and places, the recording of when the ice was out on Kezar from 1901 until 1990, and a fishing log from 1901 until 1907. Located in Journals & Diaries, Box 9. A photocopy can be found under the file category "Journals & Diaries".

Journal of Arthur P. Stone, Keewaydin Volume II - 2004.11.0081

Journal kept by Arthur P. Stone about his time spent in Lovell, titled the Keewaydin Journal, which was the name of his camp on Kezar Lake. Volume II spans the years 1940- 1954. Included in this journal are some of his reminiscences of people and places. Located in Journals & Diaries, Box 9. A photocopy can be found under the file category "Journals & Diaries".

Hawley, Katherine - "Lew Hill's Stories as I Remember Them" - 2004.11.0092

Katherine Hawley's recollections of her father's stories during the early 1900's at Rattlesnake Island. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stark, William E. - "As I Remember It" - 2004.11.0093

Recollections by William Stark of camp life on Kezar Lake in the 1890's. 2 copies in file. Another copy can be found in the Rattlesnake Island archival box. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "History of the Cambridge Invasion of Lovell" - 2004.11.0094

Recollections of Arthur Stone on first visiting Kezar Lake in 1889 with four of his high school friends. The original is in Stone's Keewaydin Journal Vol. I. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "1939 Letter to William Allison" - 2004.11.0095

A letter written in 1939 from Arthur Stone to Will Allison recollecting some of their early adventures on Kezar Lake. The original is in the "Arthur P. Stone" archival box. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "Two of our Neighbors: Bill Gammon and Cush Sawyer" - 2004.11.0097

An essay by Arthur Stone about William Gammon and Cush Sawyer. The original can be found in Stone's Keewaydin Journal, Vol. II. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "Jim" - 2004.11.0099

An essay written by Arthur Stone on James Vance. The original is in Stone's Keewaydin Journal, Vol. I. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "The Name Kezar" - 2004.11.0100

An essay by Arthur P. Stone about Kezar Lake's name. Located in the file category "Manuscripts."

Stone, Arthur P. - "A Mountain Vigil" - 2004.11.0101

An essay by Arthur Stone about hiking the White Mountains. The article was published in the September 1895 issue of "Outing" magazine (Vol. XVI, No. 6). Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "Nomenclature of Kezar Lake" - 2004.11.0103

An essay by Arthur Stone about names on Kezar Lake. The original is in the "Arthur P. Stone" archival box. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "The Stiles Grave" - 2004.11.0104

Arthur Stone's reflections on a solitary grave stone in Stoneham inscribed with the name Olive W. Stiles. Original is located in the "Arthur P. Stone" archival box. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stone, Arthur P. - "William Warren Durgin" - 2004.11.0105

An essay written by Arthur Stone on William Warren Durgin. The original is located in Stone's Keewaydin Journal, Vol. I. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Stark, William E. - "An Interesting Character I Have Known" - 2004.11.0106

An essay written by Will Stark about Jim Vance. Located in the file category "Manuscripts".

Allison, William H. - "The Woodsman" - 2004.11.0107

Poem written by Will Allison after the death of Jim Vance. The original is in the Rattlesnake Island archival box. Located in the file category "Poetry".

Image of The Lakeview Hotel - 1974.02.0029

The Lakeview Hotel - 1974.02.0029

The Lakeview Hotel, owned and operated by the Farrington family prior to the establishment of Farrington's Hotel at Pleasant Point. Horse and buggy in front. Dated 1890-1900,

Image of Map of Kezar Lake - 1974.02.0445

Map of Kezar Lake - 1974.02.0445

Map of Kezar Lake drawn by Herbert L. Flint. Soundings for depths were made by Arthur P. Stone and Herbert L. Flint (Landscape Architect and close friend of Arthur Stone).

Image of Camping on Rattlesnake Island, Early 1890's - 1974.02.0481

Camping on Rattlesnake Island, Early 1890's - 1974.02.0481

"Camp Kezar". Tenting on Rattlesnake Island in the 1890s. From left to right is: William H. Allison, Arthur P. Stone and William E. Stark. Scanned photo from a picture in the possession of Robert Oxford. Taken from Photo CD #2. Used in the Spring 2010 Newsletter.

Image of Camping on Kezar Lake, Early 1890's - 1974.02.0482

Camping on Kezar Lake, Early 1890's - 1974.02.0482

Campers on Kezar Lake in 1891. The camp was set up on Sheep Island. Identified are: Lewis D. Hill, William E. Stark, William H. Allison and Arthur P. Stone. The other three campers were Fred Dallinger, Fred Hill and Bert Flint. Scanned photo from a picture in the possession of Robert Oxford. Taken from Photo CD #2.