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The Happy Years Publicity Stills Photograph Collection

Identifier: PC059

Scope and Contents

The Happy Years Collection consists of photographs, negatives, and slides taken during the filming making of which were used as publicity stills.


  • 1949-1950


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

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 Happy Years is a feature film based on The Lawrenceville Stories by Owen Johnson. It focuses on John Humperkink "Dink" Stover's experiences as a student at The Lawrenceville School. Much of the film was shot on location at The Lawrenceville School.


0.417 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Happy Years Collection was acquired by librarian Gerrish Thurber shortly after completion of production.

Related Materials

Additional material on The Lawrenceville Stories can be found in the Collection of Owen Johnson Material (DC026). As well, The Happy Years Collection (DC059) has corrsespondence, clippings, and other relavant information.

Processing Information

The Happy Years Collection was processed by in May of Peter K. Steinberg in May 2022.

The Happy Years Publicity Stills Photograph Collection
Peter K. Steinberg
May 6, 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives Repository

Box 6128
2500 Main St.
Lawrenceville 08648 U.S.A. US