Abbott, Mather Almon
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Abbott, Mather A. Scrapbook, 1927
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.
Abbott, Mather A. Scrapbook , 1926 - 1929
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.
Abbott, Mather A. Scrapbook , 1926 - 1927
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
Mather Almon Abbott Papers
Alumni and Development Office Records
The Alumni and Development Office Records include documents related to fund raising, alumni association contributions, special campaigns, and alumni functions.
Berdan, John Milton, 1921 August 11
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.
Board of Trustees Records
Buildings and Grounds Collection
Dedication, 1963 January
Dedication Ceremony, 2018 May 03
Dedication of Abbott Dining Hall, 1962-1963
Albert Raymond Evans Papers
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.
General Charles G. Dawes, 1929 circa and undated
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.
Head Masters Slideshow, 2015 April 30
This item is a PowerPoint slideshow with pictures of previous Head Masters, the years in which they served the role, and honorary titles. It was compiled at the time of change from Elizabeth Duffy to Stephen Murray.
Lawrenceville School Newspaper Clippings Collection
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.
Memorial Issue of Alumni Bulletin , 1934 October
Memorial Service of Dr. Abbott and Dedication of Plaque in School Chapel , 1934 November
Miscellaneous, 1938-1959 and undated
Mixed-media digital files, 2010 circa
The Anniversaries Collection includes documents created around school anniversary celebrations. Documents include planning correspondence, pamphlets and programs outlining festivity details, invitations, school publications, transcripts of addresses and speeches, and newspaper clippings.
Roland Jessup Mulford Papers
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
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 the Head of School Photograph Collection
Charles Henry Raymond Papers
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.
Collection of Thornton Wilder Materials
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.
- Archival Object 15
- Collection 11
- correspondence 13
- Education, Secondary -- United States 10
- Lawrenceville (N.J.) 10
- Lawrenceville School -- History 10
- The Lawrenceville School 10
- newspaper clippings 9
- High schools -- Alumni and alumnae 8
- New Jersey -- History. 7
- Private school trustees 6
- annual reports 5
- Student housing -- New Jersey -- Lawrenceville School 4
- Abbott Dining Hall 3
- Dedications 3
- Green family. 3
- High school student activities 3
- High school teachers -- United States. 3
- High school teaching -- United States. 3
- Upper House 3
- magazines (periodicals) 3
- memoranda 3 + ∧ less