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Stuart Fleming Hayes Papers

Identifier: DC075

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the Stuart Fleming Hayes Papers consists of documents created prior to Dr. Hayes' arrival at The Lawrenceville School. Included here are documents pertaining to Dr. Hayes' work towards completion of his doctorate including numerous drafts of his thesis, course work, and teaching materials. Also included are numerous drafts, notes, and printed versions of "Effects of Screening and Polarization on Vibration-Rotation Properties of H2," a journal article Dr. Hayes co-wrote with Charles Beckel. The Lawrenceville School items of note include a large run of blank mathematics exams dating from the 1920s through the 1940s.


  • 1920s-1981, undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is closed. It includes grades and other student information.

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

Stuart Fleming Hayes was born in Plainfield, New Jersey on June 30, 1928. He earned an A.B. from Princeton University in 1950 and went on to study at Faith Theological Seminary earning an B.D. in 1955. He did his graduate work at the University of New Mexico completing his Ph.D. in 1971. He also served as an artillery officer in Korea from 1951 to 1952.

Dr. Hayes worked as an Instructor of Physics and Mathematics at Trenton Junior College from 1962 to 1966, an Assistant Professor of Physics at Colorado State College from 1966 to 1969, and as a part-time Lecturer in Physics at the University of New Mexico from 1969 to 1970. He resumed full-time teaching in 1970 as an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Guam. Dr. Hayes arrived at The Lawrenceville School in 1973 and served as a mathematics and science instructor until his departure in 1991.


1.67 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

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The collection is arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The immediate source of acquisition is unclear. The papers were transferred from a Lawrenceville School office to the Stephan Archives.


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives guidelines. Duplicates of Dr. Hayes' published material have been removed.


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

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Casey Babcock in November of 2012.

Stuart Fleming Hayes Papers: Finding Aid
Casey Babcock
November 29, 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