Green, John Cleve
- Existence: 1800 - 1875
John Cleve Green was born in 1800, the son of Caleb Smith Green Sr. (b. 1770, d. 1850), and Elizabeth Van Cleve green (b. 1772, d. 1836). He married Sarah Helen Griswold (b. 1815, d. 1893), and together they had 3 daughters, all of whom died in adolescence. Green was a benefactor to Princeton University and the Lawrenceville School.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The Alumni Files Photograph Collection depict alumni of The Lawrenceville School individually or in groups primarily after their graduation. Several alumni are photographed at the Aldo Leopold Award Dinner receiving their awards.
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.