Lawrenceville School -- History
Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:
The bulk of the collection consists of research material compiled by Bruce McClellan for an unpublished article on Dr. Johnson. Also included is a small amount of correspondence between Dr. Johnson and Thornton Wilder and Herbert Hoover.
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.
The bulk of the Lawrenceville Garden Club Collection consists of administrative records of the club. Included here are the constitution and bylaws, dues logs and membership information, meeting minutes, and programs and event calendars documenting the numerous events in which the Lawrenceville Garden Club has participated.
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.
The Lawrenceville Postcard collection includes both color and black and white postcards of the Lawrenceville campus and the surrounding town. The collection dates from the early days of "The Circle" to present day.
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.
The Lawrentian Collection consists of a near-completed run of both bound and loose copies the official alumni magazine of The Lawrenceville School. The creation of bound volumes ended in 2000.
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.
The Library Records document the history of the library of The Lawrenceville School. Included here are documents on the buildings that have housed the library, the services offered, past outreach programs and initiatives, and library personnel. Items of note included plans for the 1960 expansion of the John Dixon Library and documents related to the numerous outreach and reading encouragement programs.
The bulk of the Collection of Lower School Material consists of published material created for and by the students of the lower houses including the building newspaper entitled The Recorder and the Lower School Yearbook. The bulk of the material dates from the time period when the Lower School was housed in the building known as "Old Lower."
The bulk of the New Jersey Scholars Program records consist of files on scholars within the program and documents used in preparation for the program by faculty and advisors. Also included are annual reports. Collection also includes photos which can be found in a box located at the end of the historic photo collection (2nd row in compact). Inventory of the photos can be found on the J Drive>Archives>Photos>New Jersey Scholars Program Records Photo Inventory.
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.
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.
This collection cosists of documents created by the Office of Counseling and Human Development. The bulk of the collection consists of documents relating to prefects and letters of appreciation to Housemasters.
This collection consists of materials created by the Office of the Academic Dean. It includes curriculum books; general information on such topics as department chairs and international programs; and summer session materials. The collection ranges in date from 1880 to 2017.
The Office of the Treasurer Records include accounting records; information on bequests given to Lawrenceville; reports on the campus buildings and grounds; and development materials. Construction of the Crescent Houses and numerous renovations during the late 1980s are heavily documented. The collection ranges in date from 1886 to 1994.
The Alexander Hamilton Phillips Papers consist of two items: a conduct and scholarship report for a student dated 1834 and a typed copy of a biographical sketch of Phillips created to F.B. Lee and originally printed in the "Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey."
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.
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.