• Archives,  History,  Library News

    The Pulpit in the New Chapel

    The pulpit in the New Chapel was a gift to the Form of 1887. It is ornately carved with the symbols of the for Evangelists, the School shield, and the School symbol - the pelican. #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #pulpit #evangelist #symbols #shield #pelican #horaescholasticae #spshistory #iamsps #chapel #newchapel #chapelofstpeterandstpaul #throwback #throwbackthursday

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    New Archives Exhibit: A New Chapel For St. Paul’s School

    In recognition of the 125th anniversary of the consecration of the New Chapel, a new online and in-library exhibit is now available from Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives.  A New Chapel For St. Paul’s School: Early Photographs of the Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul can be viewed on the OLDA website as well as in the upper level display case in Ohrstrom Library. The exhibit features photographs of the New Chapel prior to 1895, with photographs selected from the St. Paul’s School archives collection. These photographs show the Chapel as it was originally designed, prior to the completion of the tower and the addition of 1928. Stop by Ohrstrom…

  • Nugalia

    October 24, 1896

    Miracle of the fishes: Rev. Mr. Pearse, who had charge of the chapel for a few weeks during the summer, caught a bass in Long Pond weighing 4 lbs. 14 1/2 oz.