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Abbott, Mather Almon

 Person

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

1920-1934

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The School Presidents scrapbooks present, largely, the senior portrait of the Student Council President. The first five volumes each begin with an image of the Head Master.

Dates: 1883-

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...
Dates: 1884 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1934

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.

Dates: 1921 - 2020

Berdan, John Milton, 1921 August 11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This sub-series includes copies of letters to Thornton Wilder concerning Lawrenceville School related business, letters of recommendation, letters about biographies of Wilder, and other subjects.

Dates: 1921 August 11

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...
Dates: 1882 - 2014

Buildings and Grounds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC021
Scope and Contents The Buildings and Grounds Collection documents the construction, decoration, and renovation 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 Olmsted designed Circle. Other items of note include...
Dates: 1791 - 2020

Dedication, 1963 January

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: 1a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Buildings and Grounds Collection documents the construction, decoration, and renovation 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 Olmsted designed Circle. Other items of note include...
Dates: 1963 January

Dedication Ceremony, 2018 May 03

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 1a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Buildings and Grounds Collection documents the construction, decoration, and renovation 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 Olmsted designed Circle. Other items of note include...
Dates: 2018 May 03

Dedication of Abbott Dining Hall, 1962-1963

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Buildings and Grounds Collection documents the construction, decoration, and renovation 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 Olmsted designed Circle. Other items of note include...
Dates: 1962-1963

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.

Dates: 1883 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1972

General Charles G. Dawes, 1929 circa and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of photographs of the student body members with their respective Houses on campus. Many photographs depict students outside of the house, but also some inside the house showing students in their rooms, in common areas, and dining. Photographs of students athletics are included, showing team units for baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track.

Dates: 1929 circa and undated

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.

Dates: 1837 - 2016

Mather A. Abbott Scrapbook, 1927

 Item
Scope and Contents

All materials within this scrapbook are typed and handwritten correspondence from 1927. These regard the many outcries to Abbott's initial resignation decision as headmaster, which he receded, from alumni and parents of students. Additional documents included signed loyalty pledges to Abbott from residence houses.

Dates: 1927

Mather A. Abbott Scrapbook , 1926 - 1929

 Item
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook consists of typed and handwritten correspondences from 1926-1929 regarding miscellaneous topics. Some of these includ communication with parents, RSVPs, and feedback from speeches. Almost all letters are addressed to Abbott, with one letter written by Abbott himself.

Dates: 1926 - 1929

Mather A. Abbott Scrapbook , 1926 - 1927

 Item
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook consists of handwritten, typed and telegraphed correspondence addressed to Abbott from 1926-1927. Many relate to Abbott's resignation attempt, as well as general parent communications and RSVPs. Correspondences within the Lawrenceville School Father's Association and newspaper article clippings are included as well. An outlying letter from 1923 discusses repercussions of drinking at the Lawrenceville School.

signed House loyalty pledges

Dates: 1926 - 1927

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."

Dates: 1908 - 1936

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.

Dates: 1927 - 1958

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.

Dates: 1889 - 1963

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.

Dates: 1921 - 2012

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