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Lawrenceville (N.J.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Gwynne Abbott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC049
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Gwynne Abbott Papers consist of poems written by Abbott, some of them published. Included are not only finished works, but early and annotated drafts. Also included are notes for ideas, submissions for publication, drafts of short stories and plays, and general correspondence. The documents cover the entirety of Abbott's life.

Mather Almon Abbott Papers

 Collection
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 and Development Office Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC006
Scope and Contents The Alumni and Development Office Records include documents related to fund raising, alumni association contributions, special campaigns, and alumni functions.

Alumni Association Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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,...

Josiah Bunting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC038
Scope and Contents The Josiah Bunting Papers consist of correspondence, reports, speeches, published writings, newspaper clippings, memoranda, and notes collected primarily during his tenure as Head Master of The Lawrenceville School. The bulk of the documents pertain to The Lawrenceville School business. Topics of note include academics among secondary schools, drug and alcohol use among students, school sports, the transfer to coeducation, long range planning, campus construction projects, and fund raising....

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.

Office of College Counseling Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of college admissions materials, scattergrams of test scores, and subject files ranging in topic from matriculation lists to information on specific higher education institutions. Materials range in date from 1919 to 2014 with the bulk of items dating to the 1960s and 1970s.

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

 Collection
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.

Collection of Sean Flynn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC002
Scope and Contents The Collection of Sean Flynn Papers consists of the personal papers and effects of Sean Leslie Flynn and his family of origin. Materials date from 1878 to 1994, with the bulk of the materials dating from the mid-1960s. The largest series in the collection consists of photographic materials, including negatives, prints, and slides. These images include family photos, as well as photos of and by Sean Flynn himself. Users should be aware of the graphic nature of some of the images, including...

Glass Lantern Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PC002

Green Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC072
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Green Family Collection consists of biographical material pertaining to John Cleve Green, Henry Woodhull Green and other members of the Green family. Documents include biographical sketches, family trees, and a small amount of correspondence and business papers as John Cleve Green. Also include are a small amount personal affects of Helen Wood Green, daughter of Henry Woodhull Green.

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...

The Happy Years Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC059
Scope and Contents The Happy Years Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional material, and scripts. The bulk of the correspondence is between Carey Wilson, a producer at MGM Studios, and Alden Groff, the Director of Public Relations at The Lawrenceville School. The correspondence covers the pre-production process, permission to use names, script approvals, local screenings, and the response from alumni. The bulk of the newspaper clipping consists of...

Allan V. Heely Papers

 Collection
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.

Pattie Heely World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC003
Scope and Contents The Pattie Heely World War II Collection documents the experiences of Lawrenceville alumni servicemen. The bulk of the documents are letters written to Mrs. Heely. Typical letters include thoughts on their combat experience, basic training, and the war in general; and updates on alumni families. Also included are newsletters, newspaper clippings, marriage announcements, and photographs of children of alums. Some prominent alumni represented in the collection include Edward Chase, Malcolm...

Fisher Howe, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC083
Scope and Contents The Fisher Howe, Jr. Papers consist of Bible Society meeting minutes and a book of records of the Lawrenceville Classical and Commercial High School that were kept by Fisher Howe, Jr. during his time at Lawrenceville. The records book includes schoolwide student rolls, membership rolls for the Calliopean and Philomathean Societies, a list of societies, course work, lists of commencement speakers, and Bible Society and Temperance Society meeting minutes. An additional item of note in the book is...

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...

Lawrenceville Female Seminary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC057
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Lawrenceville Female Seminary Collection consists of documents created during the course seminary business. These documents include catalogs, correspondence with Mrs. Jane Barlow Porter Condit's family, and announcements of seminary events. Also included is a memorial for Rev. Charles Nassau and his wife Hannah and a history of the Lawrenceville Female Seminar that was published in the Lawrentian. An item of particular note is the notebook of...

Lawrenceville Garden Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC058
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Lawrenceville Garden Club Collection consists of administrative records of the club. Included here are the constitution and bylaws, dues logs and membership information, meeting minutes, and programs and event calendars documenting the numerous events in which the Lawrenceville Garden Club has participated.

Lawrenceville Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC070
Scope and Contents The Lawrenceville Postcard collection includes both color and black and white postcards of the Lawrenceville campus and the surrounding town. The collection dates from the early days of "The Circle" to present day.

Lawrenceville School Newspaper Clippings Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.

Collection of Aldo Leopold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC066
Scope and Contents The bulk of Collection of Aldo Leopold Papers consists of photocopies of correspondence both to and from Leopold. The collection documents Leopold's time at The Lawrenceville School. Various newspaper and magazine articles containing biographical information on Leopold are also included.

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

 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."

James C. Mackenzie Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Counseling and Human Development Records

 Collection
Identifier: DC018
Scope and Contents This collection cosists of documents created by the Office of Counseling and Human Development. The bulk of the collection consists of documents relating to prefects and letters of appreciation to Housemasters.

Office of Information Technology Services Records

 Collection
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 school's 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...

Office of the Academic Dean Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials created by the Office of the Academic Dean. It includes curriculum books; general information on such topics as department chairs and international programs; and summer session materials. The collection ranges in date from 1880 to 2017.

Office of the Treasurer Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DC014
Scope and Contents The Office of the Treasurer Records include accounting records; information on bequests given to Lawrenceville; reports on the campus buildings and grounds; and development materials. Construction of the Crescent Houses and numerous renovations during the late 1980s are heavily documented. The collection ranges in date from 1886 to 1994.

Parents at Lawrenceville Records

 Collection
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...

Periwig Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC050
Scope and Contents The Periwig Club Collection documents the history of theatrical production at The Lawrenceville School. Included in this collection is a nearly complete run of playbills from Club productions, numerous annotated scripts, production notes, set and costume design notes, numerous posters, newspaper clippings of reviews, and documents pertaining to club administration. Though the entire history of the club is documented in some form within the collection, the bulk of the detailed information on...

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.

Student Clubs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC031
Scope and Contents The Clubs Collection was created by the Stephen archives to house items related to student-run clubs. The collection includes documents related to student clubs including posters, membership lists, programs, and correspondence.

Gerrish Thurber Papers

 Collection
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.

Volunteer and Community Service Programs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC015
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to various community service and volunteer opportunities on campus, namely the Lawrenceville School Camp. The bulk of the collection consists of materials pertaining to the camp, including camp cards that evaluate individual participants and itineraries that provide a look at camp life. Also included are summaries of the camp's history and finances; minutes and reports; and a map of the camp grounds. The collection also contains materials related to...

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

 Collection
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