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Communications Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: DC080
The Communications Department records consist of the public relations files of communications directors, school press releases, clippings off-campus newspapers, and other documents pertaining to the Communications Department collected by the Archives.

Dates

  • 1979 - 2013
  • Majority of material found within 1994 - 2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use. There is one folder that contains restricted material in series 4:Press Releases and Web News, it is marked with a red dot.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies and digital photographs may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Archivist. Researchers are responsible for determining any other copyright questions.

Extent

7.3 Linear Feet (18 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

The Lawrenceville School’s Communications Department is responsible for promoting student, staff, and faculty accomplishments and events through a variety of vehicles including our website, news releases, brochures, newsletters, and more. The department is also responsible for the writing and printing of many school publications such as the Lawrentian.

Arrangement

The Communications Department Records are arranged into four series: Series 1: Public Relations Files; Series 2: General Files; Series 3: Newspaper Clippings; Series 4: Press Releases and Web News. Under Series 4: Press Releases and Web News all items from 2013 onward come as a later aquistion and are arranged in the order they were recived.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Public Relations Files were transferred by Lisa Gillard of the Communications Department to the Archives in January of 2012. The source of General Files is unclear. Newspaper clippings and press releases were transferred from the Communications Department to the Archives by Lisa Gillard in 2012.

Appraisal

Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives guidelines.

Information in the historical note was taken from http://www.lawrenceville.org/about/contact-information/comm-department.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Casey Babcock in February of 2014.
Title
Communications Department Records: Finding Aid
Status
completed
Author
Casey Babcock
Date
February 7, 2014
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives Repository

Contact:
Box 6128
2500 Main St.
Lawrenceville 08648 U.S.A. US