The Boynton papers include ephemera, scrapbooks, albums, photographs, diaries,
correspondence and clippings from childhood, Pomona College days, and the time Charles spent
in China as a missionary.
Brothers Charles Luther (1881-1967) and Edmund Cyrus Boynton (1879-1977) were born in
Vermont. The Boynton family moved to Pasadena in 1887 and the brothers attended Pomona
College, Edmund graduating in 1900 and Charles graduating in 1901.