William Dwight Chandler, Form of 1880

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant May 4th, 2017

Here is a cabinet card portrait of William Dwight Chandler, a St. Paul’s School student from 1875-1881, for #throwbackthursday . A few years after graduating he became the publisher of the Concord Monitor and later in life was the Postmaster of Concord, NH. He is shown here with his high wheel bicycle – a very popular item at SPS during that time. #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #spshistory #iamsps #throwback #tbt #pennyfarthing #highweel #bicycle #highwheelbicycle #williamdwightchandler #formof1880 #concordnh #concord #concordmonitor @concordmonitor #postmaster #cabinetcard #kimballstudio

Here is a cabinet card portrait of William Dwight Chandler, St. Paul’s School student from 1875-1881, for Throwback Thursday. A few years after graduating he became the publisher of the Concord Monitor and later in life was the Postmaster of Concord, NH. He is shown here with his high wheel bicycle – a very popular item at SPS during that time.

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Miller’s House

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant April 20th, 2017

An early photo – taken prior to 1878 – of the original Miller’s house that gave Millville its name. Located on the site of the Sheldon, Miller’s House was moved in 1892 to its current location on Dunbarton Road. Read more about it by clicking HERE.

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Going to Concord

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant March 2nd, 2017

 

A group of St. Paul’s School student prepare to take a trip to Concord via horse-drawn sleigh in this photograph from 1890. The building in the background is the Rectory.

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A one horse open sleigh!

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 15th, 2016

A one horse open sleigh! This photo from 1890 was taken by a St. Paul's School student using a Kodak No. 2 camera, and was labeled "An old farmer". #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #sleigh #onehorseopensleigh #1890 #kodakno2 #stpaulsschool #snow #horse #horsedrawnsleigh #concordnh #throwbackthursday #iamsps

 

A throwback Thursday photo to wish all our community members safe travels over the holidays!

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Sheldon Library, 1916.

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 1st, 2016

Before Ohrstrom Library there was Sheldon Library - this photograph was taken 100 years ago across Library pond. It is from a personal album of photos taken around Concord, NH. #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #tbt #tbthursday #throwbackthursday #throwback #library #librariesofinstagram #sheldon #sheldonlibrary #millville #concordnh #iamsps #spshistory

Before Ohrstrom Library there was Sheldon Library – this photograph was taken 100 years ago across Library pond, but it looks much the same today. It is from a personal album of photos taken around Concord, NH.  Read more about it on the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives website HERE.

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