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Since 1839: A Brief History of EHS

EHS Archives & Rare Books


The Episcopal High School Archives serves as the final and central repository for the historical records of the School.  The Archives appraises, preserves, and makes accessible the primary source materials, which document the School’s history from its 1839 founding to the present.

The collection includes early academic medals, diaries, scrapbooks, architectural drawings, scorebooks, glass plate negatives, student correspondence, ledger books, and meeting minutes. 

Episcopal High School’s holdings are arranged in the following record groups:
  • Official Publications
  • Development Office
  • Admissions Office
  • Academics
  • Student Life
  • Student Publications
  • Athletic Department
  • Arts
  • Physical Plant
  • Photographic Collection
  • Audio-Visual Materials
  • Archeological


The Library holds several unique works that were gifts from graduates, including the Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493, a page from a Gutenberg Bible, a thirteenth-century Bible, and a copy of the Canterbury Tales, among others.

Contact the  regarding research requests or artifact donations.