New Jersey -- History.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Mather Almon Abbott Papers consist of correspondence with various trustees, school administrators and departments, faculty and alumni, and administration of other private schools and colleges. Also included are articles, addresses, speeches, and various aspects of academic, athletic and social life at the school, and various school funds and expansion and building plans. documents on Abbott's support of the movement to repeal prohibition. Also included is correspondence and journal of Mrs....
Dates: 1884 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1934
Scope and Contents The Anniversaries Collection includes documents created around school anniversary celebrations. Documents include planning correspondence, pamphlets and programs outlining festivity details, invitations, school publications, transcripts of addresses and speeches, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1910 - 1985
Scope and Contents The Board of Trustees Records document the history the Board of Trustees, it's members, and The Lawrenceville School. The bulk of the records consist of files of individual trustees, which include correspondence, memoranda, and newspaper clippings, and documents generated during the course the Board's day-to-day management of the School such as annual reports, meeting minutes, and resolutions. Also included are the founding documents of the Board, it's bylaws, and documents created by it's...
Dates: 1882 - 2014
Scope and Contents The Isaac Van Arsdale Brown Papers include receipts for materials for the school and personal use and several pieces of correspondence pertaining to school business. Also included is correspondence between the Brown family and The Lawrenceville School which includes biographical information and references to Isaac V. Brown's legacy.
Dates: 1815 - 1991
Scope and Contents The Buildings and Grounds Collection documents the construction, decoration, and renovation of the numerous historic buildings on campus. Included are documents pertaining to administrative and classroom buildings, recreational buildings and fields, the campus flora, and the specific houses within The Lawrenceville School house system. Interesting items include documents regarding the numerous renovations to the campus and Frederick Law Olmsted designed Circle. Other items of note include...
Dates: 1791 - 2014
Scope and Contents The Calliopean Society Records include meeting minutes, constitutions, bylaws, and other documents created during the the Society's founding and operation. Additional documents include meeting notices, membership rolls, event programs, and student writing. The bulk of the material date from the Society's founding in 1852 through its formal dissolution in 1918. Also included are documents created during revivals of the Society that occurred in the late-1970s and mid-1990s.
Dates: 1852 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1918
Content Description This collection contains a music book of Nineteen Mozart Sonatas for the Piano (1894) signed by Christine Douglas Raymond, daughter of Charles Henry Raymond; and cover letter from Christine's granddaughter, Constance Nunn Miller explaining historic significance to the School.
Dates: Copyright: 1894 - 2009
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.
Dates: 1883 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1972
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Green Family Collection consists of biographical material pertaining to John Cleve Green, Henry Woodhull Green and other members of the Green family. Documents include biographical sketches, family trees, and a small amount of correspondence and business papers as John Cleve Green. Also include are a small amount personal affects of Helen Wood Green, daughter of Henry Woodhull Green.
Dates: 1828 - 1991
Scope and Contents The Hamill Family Papers consist of correspondence and subject files. The bulk of the correspondence pertains to school business, but some personal correspondence is also included. The majority of the correspondence is to and from Dr. Samuel M. Hamill and Samuel M. Hamill, Jr. though some miscellaneous correspondence regarding other family is included. The bulk of the subject files also pertain to Lawrenceville School business though the history of the Hamill family beyond Dr. Hamill is also...
Dates: 1821 - 1935
Scope and Contents The Collection of Owen Johnson Material includes miscellaneous documents pertaining to The Lawrenceville Stories and publisher Simon & Schuster, newspaper clippings and biographical material, numerous obituaries, and Johnson's handwritten manuscript for "The Founding of the Lit," which was published in the Lit in 1945. Also included are newspaper clippings, photographs, press releases, and correspondence pertaining to The...
Dates: 1895 - 1988
Scope and Contents This collection contains historical diplomas. It includes diplomas given to Lawrenceville students during the Commencement ceremonies, as well as degrees awarded by other educational instituions to graduates of Lawrenceville.
Dates: 1827 - 1920
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Lawrenceville Female Seminary Collection consists of documents created during the course of seminary business. These documents include catalogs, correspondence with Mrs. Jane Barlow Porter Condit's family, and announcements of seminary events. Also included is a memorial for Rev. Charles Nassau and his wife Hannah and a history of the Lawrenceville Female Seminary that was published in the Lawrentian. An item of particular note is the notebook of...
Dates: 1834 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1882
Scope and Contents The Lit Collection includes a large run of both bound and unbound editions of The Lawrenceville School's literary magazine. The bound collection is the more complete of the two runs through 1961. The bulk of the collection past 1961 is unbound.
Dates: 1895 - 2020
Scope and Contents The Lawrenceville School Newspaper Clippings Collection consists of Lawrenceville School-related news from local and national newspapers. Clippings include news on prominent alumni, events on campus, building projects on campus, and student athletics. Clippings of note include early advertisements for the school that predate the 1880s reorganization and name change. Also included are several magazine articles from national publications.
Dates: 1837 - 2016
Scope and Contents The bulk of Collection of Aldo Leopold Papers consists of photocopies of correspondence both to and from Leopold. The collection documents Leopold's time at The Lawrenceville School. Various newspaper and magazine articles containing biographical information on Leopold are also included.
Dates: 1903 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1905
Scope and Contents The James C. Mackenzie Papers consist of documents pertaining to Mackenzie's student and occupational career prior to his arrival at Lawrenceville; his correspondence, reports, writings, sermons, addresses, and activities at The Lawrenceville School, Jacob Tome Institute, and Mackenzie School, as well as with the Headmasters' Association and the Committee of Ten; the correspondence of his family, including reminiscences of Lawrenceville by his wife and daughter; and biographical accounts of...
Dates: 1855 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1933
Scope and Contents The Bruce and Mary Elizabeth McClellan Collection documents the McClellan's relationship with The Lawrenceville School and their personal lives before, during, and after their time at lawrenceville. The collection contain a large collection of personal correspondence, Bruce McClellan's military records, and personal writings. Notable material collected by Mary Elizabeth McClellan documents the role of the Head Master's wife, women on campus, and the daily maintenance and history of Foundation...
Dates: 1937 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1986
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Simon J. McPherson Papers consist of sermons and addresses delivered by McPherson throughout his professional life. The correspondence pertains largely to his work as pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Chicago. Documents pertaining to The Lawrenceville School include Headmaster's Reports and correspondence with various trustees, the bursar's office, other administration, faculty, alumni, the Headmasters' Association, and administration from private secondary schools and...
Dates: 1868 - 1947
Scope and Contents The bulk of the P.C. Norris World War I Collection consists of correspondence to and from Lawrenceville alumni serving in World War I. The correspondents include many notable Lawrentians of the period. The men often wrote about the experience of being away from home and in combat. Other items include photographs, newspaper clippings, and wedding announcements. The bulk of the documents date from immediately before the war to shortly after armistice.
Dates: 1911 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1919
Scope and Contents The Philomathean Society Records consists of documents created during the course of society business. Included are the constitution and bylaws, financial records, membership rolls, attendance records, meeting minutes, and committee reports. Documents cover the club's founding in 1855 through its disbanding in 1924. The meeting minutes are notable as they shed light on some of the rituals and inner workings of the Society.
Dates: 1855 - 1922
Scope and Contents The Publications Collection was created by the Stephan Archives in an effort to collect many of the shorter-run student publications of The Lawrenceville School. The bulk of these publications are student generated and feature student writing. The publications included in the collection are predominately from the late-20th century though some miscellany from the School's longest running publications (The Lawrence, Olla Podrida,...
Dates: 1891 - 2019
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Charles Henry Raymond Papers consist of correspondence documenting Raymond's activities as assistant head master and head of the elocution department. Correspondents include Simon J. McPherson, Mather Abbott, members of the Green family, and numerous prominent alumni and people of the time. Also included here are numerous programs and printed ephemera for campus events.
Dates: 1889 - 1963
Scope and Contents The Samuel R. Slaymaker II Papers document the history of the creation of his book Five Miles Away: The Story of The Lawrenceville School. Documents cover both the research and writing process. Of particular interest is correspondence detailing the origins of the project and feedback from school administration and alumni that Slaymaker received prior to publication.
Dates: 1981 - 1985
Scope and Contents The bulk "Step By Step Since 1810" and Early School History Collection consists of research material and drafts of a timeline of historic moments in the history of The Lawrenceville School. Included are originals and photocopies of material documenting the School's early history. Items of note include documents detailing costs and expenses and correspondence and reminiscences detailing day-to-day operations and activities in the School's early years. The project began in the early-1930s and was...
Dates: 1819 - 1976
Scope and Contents The T. Dean Swift Papers consists of drafts for a James C. Mackenzie biography and research materials used during the writing process. The research materials consist of Mackenzie correspondence and writings.
Dates: 1883 - 1933
Dates: 1963, 1990
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Woman's Club of Lawrenceville Records consists of a lengthy run of meeting minutes. The run covers 1895 through 1990. Also included are founding documents and constitutional revisions, numerous programs for club events, and documents pertaining to club anniversaries and scholarships for students
Dates: 1895 - 2017