Katie Taylor contacted me in September 2015 to ask if I might be able to gather a few items from her Aunt Lillian Cabell Gay’s time at Collegiate in advance of “Lil’s” 100th birthday. “Sure” I said. It was a simple request. An hour tops. Well, not exactly. I emerged a month later, deeply fascinated… [Continue Reading]
May 1st means May Day. Enjoy this collection of images and ephemera spanning the 54 year history of May Day festivities at Collegiate School.
For your viewing pleasure: the two-part title page of the 1928 Torch.
Founded in March 1946, The Match is Collegiate’s longest-running student-led publication. The periodical’s April Fools’ Day editions are a particular favorite here at the Julia A. Williams Study & Archive Center. See what The Match is up to on the web at www.matchcollegiate.org and on Facebook and Twitter @MatchCollegiate
Last weekend’s staging of the 8th grade Centennial Play continued the long tradition of theater at Collegiate. From the very beginning the dramatic arts have been an important part of the academic and cultural life of the school. In those early years individual clubs and classes staged plays, dramatic readings, and other performances as part… [Continue Reading]