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Mather Almon Abbott Papers

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Identifier: DC035
Scope and Contents The Mather Almon Abbott Papers consist of correspondence with various trustees, school administrators and departments, faculty and alumni, and administration of other private schools and colleges. Also included are articles, addresses, speeches, and various aspects of academic, athletic and social life at the school, and various school funds and expansion and building plans. documents on Abbott's support of the movement to repeal prohibition. Also included is correspondence and journal of Mrs. ...

Admissions Office Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC005
Scope and Contents The Admissions Office Records include documents related to the admissions process such as catalogs, entrance requirements, and financial aid information. The bulk of what is included is printed material intended for promotional purposes. Documents included with this collection date the 1830s to present day but the bulk are from the 20th century.

Alumni Association Records

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Identifier: DC022
Scope and Contents The Alumni Association Records consist of war record questionnaires, programs for Alumni Weekend and awards ceremonies, class reunion booklets, and subject files pertaining to Alumni Association business. The documents begin shortly after the formation of a formal alumni association but the bulk date from the 20th century.

Athletics Collection

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Identifier: DC007
Scope and Contents The Athletic Department Records include documents related to sports and athletic programs on campus. The bulk of the documents consist of rosters and programs from sporting events.

Board of Trustees Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC001
Scope and Contents The Board of Trustees Records document the history the Board of Trustees, it's members, and The Lawrenceville School. The bulk of the records consist of files of individual trustees, which include correspondence, memoranda, and newspaper clippings, and documents generated during the course the Board's day-to-day management of the School such as annual reports, meeting minutes, and resolutions. Also included are the founding documents of the Board, it's bylaws, and documents created by it's ...

Isaac Van Arsdale Brown Papers

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Identifier: DC017
Scope and Contents The Isaac Van Arsdale Brown Papers include receipts for materials for the school and personal use and several pieces of correspondence pertaining to school business. Also included is correspondence between the Brown family and The Lawrenceville School which includes biographical information and references to Isaac V. Brown's legacy.

Buildings and Grounds Collection

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Identifier: DC021
Scope and Contents The Buildings and Grounds Collection documents the history of the numerous historic buildings on campus. Included are documents pertaining to administrative and classroom buildings, recreational buildings and fields, the campus flora, and the specific houses within The Lawrenceville School house system. Interesting items include documents regarding the numerous renovations to the campus and Frederick Law Olmstead designed Circle. Other items of note include campus maps, blueprints and plans, ...

Calliopean Society Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC042
Scope and Contents The Calliopean Society Records include meeting minutes, constitutions, bylaws, and other documents created during the the Society's founding and operation. Additional documents include meeting notices, membership rolls, event programs, and student writing. The bulk of the material date from the Society's founding in 1852 through its formal dissolution in 1918. Also included are documents created during revivals of the Society that occurred in the late-1970s and mid-1990s.

Robert Dechert Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: DC023
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Robert Dechert Collection consists of letters to Dechert's parents in which he describes his experiences at The Lawrenceville School. Some letters from Head Master McPherson are combined with the letters from Dechert to his parents. Also included are essays and student work, notebooks, event and sport programs, and term reports. The bulk of the material dates from Dechert's fifth form year.

Albert Raymond Evans Papers

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Identifier: DC046
Scope and Contents While the Albert Raymond Evans Papers contain information covering the years 1882-1971, most of the documents date from the Head Master Heely years through through his death in 1972. The Evans papers include his business correspondence and notes on management; school financial records and statistics; records regarding the trustees, faculty, alumni; and various phases of the school's academic and social life.

Hamill Family Papers

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Identifier: DC011
Scope and Contents The Hamill Family Papers consist of correspondence and subject files. The bulk of the correspondence pertains to school business, but some personal correspondence is also included. The majority of the correspondence is to and from Dr. Samuel M. Hamill and Samuel M. Hamill, Jr. though some miscellaneous correspondence regarding other family is included. The bulk of the subject files also pertain to Lawrenceville School business though the history of the Hamill family beyond Dr. Hamill is also ...

Stuart Fleming Hayes Papers

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Identifier: DC075
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Stuart Fleming Hayes Papers consists of documents created prior to Dr. Hayes' arrival at The Lawrenceville School. Included here are documents pertaining to Dr. Hayes' work towards completion of his doctorate including numerous drafts of his thesis, course work, and teaching materials. Also included are numerous drafts, notes, and printed versions of "Effects of Screening and Polarization on Vibration-Rotation Properties of H2," a journal article Dr. Hayes co-wrote with Charles ...

Allan V. Heely Papers

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Identifier: DC036
Scope and Contents The Allan V. Heely Papers consist of documents created during the course Head Master Heely's administration. Included within the collection are memoranda, correspondence, annual reports, writings, speeches, addresses, questionaries, programs, and printed material. The bulk of the documents pertain to Lawrenceville School business though some personal correspondence and biographical material is included in Series 3: Subject Files.

Collection of Owen Johnson Material

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Identifier: DC026
Scope and Contents The Collection of Owen Johnson Material includes miscellaneous documents pertaining to The Lawrenceville Stories and publisher Simon & Schuster, newspaper clippings and biographical material, numerous obituaries, and Johnson's handwritten manuscript for "The Founding of the Lit," which was published in the Lit in 1945. Also included are newspaper clippings, photographs, press releases, and correspondence pertaining to The ...

Lawrenceville School Newspaper Clippings Collection

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Identifier: DC087
Scope and Contents The Lawrenceville School Newspaper Clippings Collection consists of Lawrenceville School-related news from local and national newspapers. Clippings include news on prominent alumni, events on campus, building projects on campus, and student athletics. Clippings of note include early advertisements for the school that predate the 1880s reorganization and name change. Also included are several magazine articles from national publications.

The Lawrentian Collection

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Identifier: DC065
Scope and Contents The Lawrentian Collection consists of a near-completed run of both bound and loose copies the official alumni magazine of The Lawrenceville School. The creation of bound volumes ended in 2000.

Negatives of Leigh Photographs Collection

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Identifier: PC004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of negatives of photographs taken by Leigh Photographs for the Lawrenceville School dating from Leigh's founding in 1945 through the mid-1990s. Though the bulk of the negatives are black and white, some color negatives are also included. The boxes contain 4x5 and 2.25 x 2.25 negatives. The binders contain 35mm and 120 film negative strips. Subjects of the collection include 175th Anniversary, Abbott Dining Hall, Aerial photographs, Alumni, Alumni events, Awards, ...

Library Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC012
Scope and Contents The Library Records document the history of the library of The Lawrenceville School. Included here are documents on the buildings that have housed the library, the services offered, past outreach programs and initiatives, and library personnel. Items of note included plans for the 1960 expansion of the John Dixon Library and documents related to the numerous outreach and reading encouragement programs.

Collection of Lower School Material

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Identifier: DC010
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Collection of Lower School Material consists of published material created for and by the students of the lower houses including the building newspaper entitled The Recorder and the Lower School Yearbook. The bulk of the material dates from the time period when the Lower School was housed in the building known as "Old Lower."

James C. Mackenzie Papers

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Identifier: DC033
Scope and Contents The James C. Mackenzie Papers consist of documents pertaining to Mackenzie's student and occupational career prior to his arrival at Lawrenceville; his correspondence, reports, writings, sermons, addresses, and activities at The Lawrenceville School, Jacob Tome Institute, and Mackenzie School, as well as with the Headmasters' Association and the Committee of Ten; the correspondence of his family, including reminiscences of Lawrenceville by his wife and daughter; and biographical accounts of ...

Bruce and Mary Elizabeth McClellan Collection

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Identifier: DC037
Scope and Contents The Bruce and Mary Elizabeth McClellan Collection documents both the McClellan's relationship with The Lawrenceville School and their personal lives after leaving Lawrenceville. Included here are records from the Office of the Head Master and personal material collected by Mary Elizabeth McClellan. Documents created by Bruce and the Office of the Head Master pertain to the daily operation of The Lawrenceville School. Notable material created by Mary Elizabeth McClellan documents the role of the ...

Simon J. McPherson Papers

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Identifier: DC034
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Simon J. McPherson Papers consist of sermons and addresses delivered by McPherson throughout his professional life. The correspondence pertains largely to his work as pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Chicago. Documents pertaining to The Lawrenceville School include Headmaster's Reports and correspondence with various trustees, the bursar's office, other administration, faculty, alumni, the Headmasters' Association, and administration from private secondary schools and ...

Roland Jessup Mulford Papers

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Identifier: DC056
Scope and Contents The Roland Jessup Mulford Papers consist of correspondence and manuscripts pertaining to Mulford's book entitled "History of the Lawrenceville School."

Nicholas H. Noyes Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: DC027
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence between Nicholas H. Noyes and members of The Lawrenceville School administration regarding Noyes family contributions to the school. Much of the correspondence pertains to the Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Scholarship Fund. Also included are letters to and from Jansen Noyes regarding Noyes family contributions and the possible projects for the gifts. The correspondence covers both the Head Master Abbott and Head Master Heely administrations.

Office of Information Technology Services Records

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Identifier: DC019
Scope and Contents The Office of Information Technology Services Records are a collection of documents related to the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) department as well as predecessors to ITS. The collection mainly focuses on the schools computer network and programs. Included is information about learning management systems, network user manuals, Electronic Resource policies, Newsletters, and Information pamphlets and flyers. The Collection also features materials related to the Academic ...

Parents at Lawrenceville Records

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Identifier: DC024
Scope and Contents This collection consists of subject files documenting the history and daily activities of Parents at Lawrenceville. Materials include correspondence between Parents at Lawrenceville and members of the school administration, printed handbooks and pamphlets, founding documents and bylaws, and various documents detailing programs and gatherings organized by Parents at Lawrenceville. Additional items of note include material documenting the history of the Ladies' Auxiliary to the Lawrenceville ...

Philomathean Society Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC043
Scope and Contents The Philomathean Society Records consists of documents created during the course of society business. Included are the constitution and bylaws, financial records, membership rolls, attendance records, meeting minutes, and committee reports. Documents cover the club's founding in 1855 through its disbanding in 1924. The meeting minutes are notable as they shed light on some of the rituals and inner workings of the Society.

Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC028
Scope and Contents The Publications Collection was created by the Stephan Archives in an effort to collect many of the shorter-run student publications of The Lawrenceville School. The bulk of these publications are student generated and feature student writing. The publications included in the collection are predominately from the late-20th century though some miscellany from the School's longest running publication (The Lawrence, Olla Podrida, ...

Charles Henry Raymond Papers

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Identifier: DC047
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Charles Henry Raymond Papers consist of correspondence documenting Raymond's activities as assistant head master and head of the elocution department. Correspondents include Simon J. McPherson, Mather Abbott, members of the Green family, and numerous prominent alumni and people of the time. Also included here are numerous programs and printed ephemera for campus events.

Samuel R. Slaymaker II Papers

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Identifier: DC053
Scope and Contents The Samuel R. Slaymaker II Papers document the history of the creation of his book Five Miles Away: The Story of The Lawrenceville School. Documents cover both the research and writing process. Of particular interest is correspondence detailing the origins of the project and feedback from school administration and alumni that Slaymaker received prior to publication.

"Step By Step Since 1810" and Early School History Collection

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Identifier: DC078
Scope and Contents The bulk "Step By Step Since 1810" and Early School History Collection consists of research material and drafts of a timeline of historic moments in the history of The Lawrenceville School. Included are originals and photocopies of material documenting the School's early history. Items of note include documents detailing costs and expenses and correspondence and reminiscences detailing day-to-day operations and activities in the School's early years. The project began in the early-1930s and was ...

Student Clubs Collection

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Identifier: DC031

T. Dean Swift Papers

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Identifier: DC054
Scope and Contents The T. Dean Swift Papers consists of drafts for a James C. Mackenzie biography and research materials used during the writing process. The research materials consist of Mackenzie correspondence and writings.

Gerrish Thurber Papers

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Identifier: DC048
Scope and Contents The Gerrish Thurber Papers consist largely of correspondence created during Thurber's tenure as librarian and reflect the day-to-day activities conducted during the course of library business. Items of note include correspondence between Thurber and librarians from other secondary schools and colleges and universities. Also included are materials documenting the history of major gifts to library and the John Dixon Library building.

Collection of Thornton Wilder Material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: DC045
Scope and Contents The Thornton Wilder collection consists of material created by Wilder during his time at Lawrenceville and material about Wilder that was created posthumously. Notable documents include correspondence with Head Master Abbott, various school administrators, and the Wilder family, an article Wilder wrote about The Lawrenceville School, and pages from an Our Town manuscript that he donated to the school.

Woman's Club of Lawrenceville Records

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Identifier: DC025
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Woman's Club of Lawrenceville Records consists of a lengthy run of meeting minutes. The run covers 1895 through 1990. Also included are founding documents and constitutional revisions, numerous programs for club events, and documents pertaining to club anniversaries and scholarships for students