Lawrenceville School -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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 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 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 The Lawrence Collection consists of a near-complete run of unbound school newspapers. Larger gaps appear in the 19th century portion of the run. The Lawrence features many of the typical features and sections of a traditional newspaper. The typical size of most editions is four pages though several larger editions that mark important events are printed at various points during school year. Notable papers include the June 11, 1910 edition commemorating...
Dates: 1881 - 2017
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: circa 1900-2004
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 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 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 School Calendars Collection consists of blank student handbooks, date books, and calendars that are distributed to students for the purpose of planning their school day. The run begins in the early 20th century and runs through present day.
Dates: 1903 - 2017
Scope and Contents The bulk of the song books collection consists of The Lawrenceville School Song Book and Songs for Coffee. Most of the song books include only lyrics. Songs in the song books include school songs, fight songs, traditionals, old standards, and some original music written for school shows.
Dates: 1892 - 1999
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 This Collection includes most incranations of the Lawrenceville Student Directory and Photo dirctories including: The Lawrenceville School Directory, Student Directory, Student Photo Index, Faces in the Crowd, Facebook, and Lawrenceville Community. Most directories contain Students Name, Address, Phone Number, and Parents Names. Newer directories also include Photos, email addresses, and georgraphic directories.
Dates: 1907 - 2010