The Pulpit in the New Chapel

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant April 13th, 2017

 

The pulpit in the New Chapel was a gift to the Form of 1887. It is ornately carved with the symbols of the four Evangelists, the School shield, and the School symbol – the pelican.

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1883: Crew, Cricket and Cross-Country

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant April 6th, 2017

 

This carving by John Gregory Wiggins commemorates the St. Paul’s School Form of 1883. The top of the plaque shows one of the six-oared shells that were raced on Long Pond that year. The “Veritas” shield celebrates a cricket victory over Harvard. The hound and hare represent a vigorous twelve mile cross-country race around the school grounds run by most of the students – the winner receiving bragging rights for a whole year!

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Hockey players on Lower School Pond, 1916

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

 

A photo of SPS hockey players on Lower School Pond – a game against Exeter that took place in February of 1916, won by SPS 10-3.

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St. Paul’s School Hockey Team, 1908

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant January 19th, 2017

 

St. Paul’s School Hockey Team, 1908: This photograph features Hobart Amory Hare Baker, Form of 1909 – hockey legend Hobey Baker, second from the left.

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Winter in Millville

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 8th, 2016

Winter has arrived in Millville! Here is a picture of the Old Chapel in winter for #throwbackthursday . This Kodak No. 2 photograph was taken in 1890 by student Theodore Mitchell Hastings, SPS Form of 1894. #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #oldchapel #millville #chapelofstpaul #winter #snowfall #spshistory #iamsps

 

Winter has arrived in Millville, with a few light snowstorms this week. This photograph from the archives is of the Old Chapel in winter, showing a good deal more snow than we have on the ground today. This Kodak No. 2 photograph was taken in 1890 by student Theodore Mitchell Hastings, SPS Form of 1894.

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