Lawrenceville School -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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 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 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 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 This collection consists of negatives of photographs taken by Leigh Photographs for the Lawrenceville School dating from Leigh's founding in 1945 through the mid-1990s. Though the bulk of the negatives are black and white, some color negatives are also included. The boxes contain 4x5 and 2.25 x 2.25 negatives. The binders contain 35mm and 120 film negative strips. Subjects of the collection include 175th Anniversary, Abbott Dining Hall, Aerial photographs, Alumni, Alumni events, Awards,...
Dates: circa 1945-1990s
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
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1927 - 1958
Scope and Contents The Gerrish Thurber Papers consist largely of correspondence created during Thurber's tenure as librarian and reflect the day-to-day activities conducted during the course of library business. Items of note include correspondence between Thurber and librarians from other secondary schools and colleges and universities. Also included are materials documenting the history of major gifts to library and the John Dixon Library building.
Dates: 1914 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1982