• Archives,  Library News

    From the Archives: The Cradle of American Hockey

    In celebration of Matthews Family Hockey Day on Saturday, January 8th, as well as the arrival of black ice and a beautiful outdoor hockey rink on Lower School Pond, Ohrstrom Library has on display in the Upper Level display cases an exhibit of historic photographs and materials from the SPS Archives entitled “St. Paul’s School : the Cradle of American Hockey.” In St. Paul’s : the Life of a New England School, August Heckscher writes this of hockey at SPS: At first it had been an informal scrimmage on the ice, gradually settling into a more organized contest with eleven men to a side, playing with a square piece of…

  • Library News

    ASP at Fifty Two

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian, ASP 1995 Welcome to the 52nd Session of ASP! St. Paul’s School founded the Advanced Studies Program in 1958 to provide talented New Hampshire public and parochial high school juniors with challenging educational opportunities, and use of the Ohrstrom Library is integral to this enriching experience.  The staff of Ohrstrom Library welcomes ASP faculty and students and hope that you enjoy and take advantage of its collections and services this summer. Did you know? The ASP went co-ed in 1961 (10 years before SPS). The ice-cream machine in the Upper is provided by the ASP. In its early years, the ASP was primarily focused on…