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Albert Raymond Evans Papers

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.


  • Creation: 1883 - 1972
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1972


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

Beginning in 1908, Albert Raymond Evans served The Lawrenceville School as treasurer, business manager, registrar, and admissions officer. He retired after 55 years of service in 1958. Evans remained active at Lawrenceville after his retirement. He helped build the archival collection by collecting and transferring to the library many documents integral to school history including the papers of headmasters James Mackenzie, Simon McPherson, and Mather Abbott. He passed away on April 5, 1972 at age 87.


5.63 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Language of Materials



The Albert Raymond Evans Papers are arranged into two series: Series 1: Board of Trustees, 1885-1970 and Series 2: Subject Files, 1983-1972.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Albert Raymond Evans Papers were transferred to the Archives after Evans' death in 1972..


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


Information in the biographical note was gathered from material within the collection.

Processing Information

The Albert Raymond Evans Papers were processed by Casey Babcock in February-April of 2012.

Albert Raymond Evans Papers: Finding Aids
Casey Babcock
February 20, 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