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Winter 2017-2018 Head, Ogden Book Donations

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The library has  finished cataloging the books donated by the estate of Thomas Head ’74. Professor Head taught history, especially Medieval Studies at a number of colleges. His collection of 648 items and three wooden bookcases were added to the School and Monastery holdings. These additions complement the 123 Medieval Studies books donated by Professor Kathleen […]

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Fall 2016 – 25 Years of Library in the Classroom Building

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October 28, 2016 marked the 25th Anniversary of the “new” school library addition to the Burden Classroom Building, which was constructed for a move from the Manor House first floor lobby where it had been located. The display contained the original invitation, photos of both “old’ and “new” libraries, construction plans and photos, school newspaper articles and the […]

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Fall 2015 – Faculty Authors

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With the publication of  Father Paschal’s  latest book, we displayed books and significant magazine articles written by present and former Portsmouth Abbey School faculty. Included were works by monks and lay faculty; works in the fields of classics ( Fr. Gregory Floyd, Dr. Stevens and others), theology (Father Julian, Father Aelred and others), German, (Mr. […]

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Spring 2013 – Art Class Figures on the Lawn

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One day in May permissions was given for the Holy Lawn to be “invaded” very early in the morning this day for a speical display in this special location. A group of paper Mache figures created by the art students appeared to the surprise of all. We were thrilled that “the reader” cow sitting on it’s chair that was […]