• Archives,  History

    From the Archives: Clearing the Ice

    This photo was discovered in the St. Paul’s School Archives in a box among some of  the older hockey photos.  It shows two teams of horses pulling equipment, with workers guiding the process.  Someone has penciled in “Planer” and “Scraper” under the teams, and on the back of the photo is written “L S Pond. Clearing the ice.” also in pencil.  There is no date on the photo or any identifying details to help date this image, but horses were used to clear and shave the ice at St. Paul’s in this way at least into the 1950s when the first artificial hockey rink was built. Richard B. McAdoo, SPS…

  • Library News,  Web Resources

    Ohrstrom Library Web Services Makeover

    Ohrstrom Blog was spruced up over the summer and now Ohrstrom Library’s main website has followed suit.  The result is a seamless navigational experience for all of Ohrstrom Library’s web services. The top-level navigational menu provides key access points to some of the more frequent destinations. The navigational menu in the sidebar, now conveniently located on the right hand side of the window, connects users to all the online offerings from Ohrstrom Library.  This menu provides full access from any page, whether you are reading the most recent blog post, accessing databases, locating the latest research guide, or discovering School history through an Archives exhibit. Take time to browse and…