Office of the Head of School Collection
- 2018 July
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use but due to the nature of the collection restricted items may be found through it. Because of this archivists are required to review requested documents and remove restricted items before the collection can be used by researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies and digital photographs may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Archivist. Researchers are responsible for determining any other copyright questions.
Biographical / Historical
The Office of the Head of School is responsible for overseeing the entire Lawrenceville School. The Headmaster and their assistants work closely with the Senior Staff and the Board of Trustees to fulfill Lawrenceville’s mission. The Office in its current state began in 1883 when the school when through a transformation from a small school owned and ran by the headmaster to a larger school governed by a headmaster and a board of trustees. The Headmaster is responsible for creating and working towards a strategic vison for the school. They are also responsible for overseeing the senior staff, creating and overseeing committees, helping with strategic campaigns, planning major events, giving speeches, and helping to build and keep relationships within the community.
47 Linear Feet (105 full boxes; 14 half boxes)
Language of Materials
The Office of the Head of School Collection is arranged into 11 series: Series 1: Committees, Series 2: Campaigns, Series 3: Ceremonies, Series 4: Correspondence, Series 5: Events, Series 6: Headmasters Installatin, Series 7: Reports, Series 8: Legal, Series 9: Speeches, Addresses, and Remarks, Series 10: Senior Staff, Series 11: Subject Files
Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives guidelines.
This collection was processed by Stephanie Eder and Rebecca Driscoll in 2018 July.
- Bunting, Josiah, III
- Cary, Michael S.
- Commencement ceremonies Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Committees Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Headmasters Subject Source: Local sources
- Heely, Allan Vanderhoef
- Lawrenceville School. Office of the Headmaster
- Senior Staff Subject Source: Local sources
- correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Office of the Head of School Collection
- In Progress
- Stephanie Eder
- 2018 June
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script