Containing over 1200 linear feet of collections and growing, The Hotchkiss School Archives and Special Collections collects and preserves material pertaining to the history of the School, its faculty, staff, students and alumni.


From Archives and Special Collections

Hotchkiss Farmers, 1917

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Hotchkiss Farmers, 1917

  • Celebrating the Arrival of a New Head of School with a Quiz

    Archives & Special Collections celebrates the arrival of a new Head of School with a quiz about our longest-serving headmaster, George Van Santvoord, who led The Hotchkiss School from 1926 to 1955.

  • Remembering Bissell

    Hello, former Bissell Hall residents:

    We are calling on you for help in adding to our collective knowledge (and School Archives) for an upcoming yearlong celebration of Bissell Hall and the impending 40th anniversary of coeducation. For a timeline that includes Bissell's history, photos and alumni stories please click here. If you'd like to add your story to the timeline and the main foyer exhibit, please post remembrances here.

  • An Entirely Public Man: Abraham Lincoln in Hotchkiss Memory

    Our latest online exhibit, originally displayed in the Main Building Rotunda, was curated by the School's first curatorial fellow, Lancy Downs '12. Visit the exhibit.