The Lawrenceville School
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 77 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 Admissions Office Records include documents related to the admissions process such as catalogs, entrance requirements, and financial aid information. The bulk of what is included is printed material intended for promotional purposes. Documents included with this collection date the 1830s to present day but the bulk are from the 20th century.
Dates: 1836 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1911 - 2012
Scope and Contents The Alumni Association Records consist of war record questionnaires, programs for Alumni Weekend and awards ceremonies, class reunion booklets, and subject files pertaining to Alumni Association business. The documents begin shortly after the formation of a formal alumni association but the bulk date from the 20th century.
Dates: 1873 - 2016
Scope and Contents The Alumni Files Collection consists of files on Lawrenceville School alumni compiled by the Stephan Archives. The files include correspondence to and from students and alumni, newspaper clippings and other materials documenting the careers of alumni, published writings of alumni, school work such as essays and tests, reminiscences, and school documents such as report cards.
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 bulk of the Audio/Visual Collection consists of VHS, miniDVs, and DVDs of sporting events and other events such as Periwig productions. The collection also includes vinyl recordings, audio cassettes, and compact discs of Lawrentian music, school events and meetings, oral histories, and works by alumni.
Dates: 1939 - 2013
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 Catherine Boczkowski Papers consist of documents created and used by her in while teaching advanced placement and honors chemistry. Included are AP Chemistry exam review material, syllabi, lecture notes, work and review sheets, lab manuals, quizzes, tests, and student work.
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 Josiah Bunting Papers consist of the documents relating to persoanl life of Josiah Bunting. Included are letters, notes, and correspondence, clippings, and personal writings. Documents relating to Josiah Bunting's position as Lawrenceville School's Headmaster can be found in DC115 Office of the Headmaster Collection.
Dates: 1969 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1995
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 This collection consists of college admissions materials, scattergrams of test scores, and subject files ranging in topic from matriculation lists to information on specific higher education institutions. Materials range in date from 1919 to 2014 with the bulk of items dating to the 1960s and 1970s.
Dates: 1919 - 2014
Scope and Contents The Communications Department records consist of the public relations files of communications directors, school press releases, clippings off-campus newspapers, and other documents pertaining to the Communications Department collected by the Archives.
Dates: 1979 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1994 - 2011
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Scope and Contents The bulk of the Robert Dechert Collection consists of letters to Dechert's parents in which he describes his experiences at The Lawrenceville School. Some letters from Head Master McPherson are combined with the letters from Dechert to his parents. Also included are essays and student work, notebooks, event and sport programs, and term reports. The bulk of the material dates from Dechert's fifth form year.
Dates: 1911 - 1912
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 Collection of Sean Flynn Papers consists of the personal papers and effects of Sean Leslie Flynn and his family of origin. Materials date from 1878 to 1994, with the bulk of the materials dating from the mid-1960s. The largest series in the collection consists of photographic materials, including negatives, prints, and slides. These images include family photos, as well as photos of and by Sean Flynn himself. Users should be aware of the graphic nature of some of the images, including...
Dates: 1878 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1970
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 Happy Years Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional material, and scripts. The bulk of the correspondence is between Carey Wilson, a producer at MGM Studios, and Alden Groff, the Director of Public Relations at The Lawrenceville School. The correspondence covers the pre-production process, permission to use names, script approvals, local screenings, and the response from alumni. The bulk of the newspaper clipping consists of...
Dates: 1892, 1948-1953, 1959
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...
Dates: 1920s-1981, undated
Scope and Contents The Allan V. Heely Collection consists documents relating to the personal affairs of Allan V. Heely and his family. Included in this collection are personal correspondence, documents relating to Patti Heely, biographical materials, personal writings and other personal documents, clippings, and ephemera.This collection does not include any documents relating to the work Allan V. Heely did in his role as Headmaster for the Lawrenceville School. While references to him being...
Dates: 1934 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1959
Scope and Contents The Pattie Heely World War II Collection documents the experiences of Lawrenceville alumni servicemen. The bulk of the documents are letters written to Mrs. Heely. Typical letters include thoughts on their combat experience, basic training, and the war in general; and updates on alumni families. Also included are newsletters, newspaper clippings, marriage announcements, and photographs of children of alums. Some prominent alumni represented in the collection include Edward Chase, Malcolm...
Dates: 1937 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945
Scope and Contents This collection contains a recital program and musical scores written by Paul W. Hofreiter. Many of the scores were composed for Lawrenceville and/or members of the Lawrenceville community. The collection ranges from 1987 to 1997.
Dates: 1987 - 1996
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Housemaster Handbook Collection consists of an incomplete run of Housemaster Handbooks. Handbooks outline the duties of the housemaster and explain procedures for handling any issues students may have in their lives. The bulk of the handbooks date from the 1990s. Also included is a miscellaneous folder of housemaster-related material consisting of meeting minutes, letters to housemasters from headmasters, lists of house rules, and lists of past headmasters.
Dates: 1958 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1989 - 2008
Scope and Contents The Fisher Howe, Jr. Papers consist of Bible Society meeting minutes and a book of records of the Lawrenceville Classical and Commercial High School that were kept by Fisher Howe, Jr. during his time at Lawrenceville. The records book includes schoolwide student rolls, membership rolls for the Calliopean and Philomathean Societies, a list of societies, course work, lists of commencement speakers, and Bible Society and Temperance Society meeting minutes. An additional item of note in the book is...
Dates: 1863-1867, 1903