Category Archives: Nobles Faculty

Reaching Out Near and Far

The year for the celebration was going to be 1966. September 24, 1966, was the 100th anniversary of the day when George Washington Copp Noble, then a young man of 30 years of age, opened the door of Noble’s Classical … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Clock

Surprises and the chance of solving “mysteries” are some of the advantages of working at the Archives. When I get to work in the morning, I cannot help but think that maybe it will be the day when I will … Continue reading

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The Day Is Here

On June 1st, 2012, the 146th class of Noble and Greenough School (The Class of 2012) will graduate. I often wonder about that first graduation, in June of 1867. Was there a special ceremony for the seven graduating students, or … Continue reading

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Wedding Bells at Nobles

Over the course of 146 years, Noble and Greenough has been the “school” for thousands of young men and women. During Reunion weekend, and many other times during the year, graduates return briefly to capture again the feeling of being … Continue reading

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Noble and … who?

It is a typical work day and I am contacting a supplier “Hi, I am Isa Schaff, Archivist of Noble and Greenough School …” We engage in a fruitful conversation that very often ends with “… and the name of … Continue reading

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