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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.

Hamill Family Papers

 Collection
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 ...

Housemaster Handbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC079
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Housemaster Handbook Collection consists of an incomplete run of Housemaster Handbooks. Handbooks outline the duties of the housemaster and explain procedures for handling any issues students may have in their lives. The bulk of the handbooks date from the 1990s. Also included is a miscellaneous folder of housemaster-related material consisting of meeting minutes, letters to housemasters from headmasters, lists of house rules, and lists of past headmasters.

Collection of Owen Johnson Material

 Collection
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 ...

Collection of Lower School Material

 Collection
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."

Collection of Song Books

 Collection
Identifier: DC088
Scope and Contents The bulk of the song books collection consists of The Lawrenceville School Song Book and Songs for Coffee. Most of the song books include only lyrics. Songs in the song books include school songs, fight songs, traditionals, old standards, and some original music written for school shows.

Student Clubs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC031

Student Handbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC067
Scope and Contents The Student Handbook Collection consists of a near-complete run of The Lawrenceville School Student Handbook.