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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. ...

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

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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 ...

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.

Housemaster Handbook Collection

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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 Thomas H. Johnson Material

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Identifier: DC068
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of research material compiled by Bruce McClellan for an unpublished article on Dr. Johnson. Also included is a small amount of correspondence between Dr. Johnson and Thornton Wilder and Herbert Hoover.

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.

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.

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.