Arthur Osceola Waterman Civil War Writings

Arthur Osceola Waterman, Phillips Academy class of 1864, writings about his service during the Civil War.

Eugene Houghton Civil War letters

Eugene Coolidge Houghton was born March 11, 1844, the son of Robert Coolidge Houghton and Lucy Taylor Forbush Houghton. His hometown was Stow, Massachusetts. During the Civil War, he left Phillips Academy to serve in the 2nd Heavy Artillery Battery C Massachusetts and was promoted to Colonel....

Phillips Family Papers

Phillips Family Papers

This collection compiles the legal documents, letters, books, and original works of several members of the Phillips family including Samuel Phillips (founder of Phillips Academy Andover) and his uncle John Phillips (founder of Phillips Exeter Academy). Items in the collections date 1647-1876...

Student Anti-Slavery Rebellion 1835

The anti-slavery sentiment that was rising in New England created a moral dilemma for the faculty when the students requested approval to establish an anti-slavery society in 1835. The students believed that the moral teachings they were receiving demanded that they show their support for the...

Student Letters

Student Letters

Letters home by students, 1819-1881 and 1934, as well as a student's journal about his time on campus, 1851-1852.

Student Organizations

Meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, libraries of student clubs. Thanks to Tam Gavenas, class of 2025, for scanning these in June 2023.