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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.


  • 1927 - 1958

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are 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

Nicholas H. Noyes was born on August 8, 1883. Both he and his brother Jansen Noyes attended The Lawrenceville School. Nicholas was the class of 1902 and Jansen was class of 1905. Noyes made a career working in the pharmaceutical industry. He began at Eli Lily & Co. in 1910, working his way up to the board of directors in 1913. He was a noted philanthropist and a prolific benefactor of The Lawrenceville School. In 1939 he established the Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Scholarships Fund in honor of his son Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. L. '32. The Noyes family name is still be found throughout the Lawrenceville campus. He died at his home in Indianapolis on December 24, 1977.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

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The Nicholas H. Noyes Papers are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Nicholas H. Noyes papers were gifted to the Stephan Archives.


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives guidelines.

Processing Information

The Nicholas H. Noyes Papers were processed by Casey Babcock in March of 2012.
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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