Cardigan Mountain School A boarding and day school for boys in grades 6 through 9

Cardigan’s First Decade

The Cardigan Archives has a rich collection of media from the School’s past.

We began sharing digitized items from our collection as part of Cardigan’s 75th Anniversary celebrations in 2020-21, and this work continues. On this page you’ll find items that reflect the first ten years of School life, beginning with Cardigan’s founding in 1945. If this content brings a part of your own Cardigan experience to mind, we hope you will share a reflection with us.

Personal Reflections

Reflections: School Publications

Roger Bullard ’49 and Warren Huse ’52

Ted and Dolly Peach in 1950

Stuart Kaplan ’47

Clancy butchering in 1950

David Cheever ’52

Faculty member Dan Fleetham in 1948

John Oddy ’49

Image Galleries: 1945–1954

History’s Mysteries

The combined wisdom and diligence of our alumni and friends are matching names to faces for the Cardigan Archives. Browse newly-identified images from our collection that feature alumni who graduated during Cardigan’s first decade, or review more History’s Mysteries to suggest solutions.

Image C09

C9: Bruce Murray ’54, Jim Turley ’54

Sleuths: Warren Huse ’52

Walter C. Gardner III ’49

A7: Walter C. Gardner III ’49 

Sleuths: Hank Haskell ’49, Warren Huse ’52



Cardigan Clarion

Cardigan’s first student newspaper was only published in 1946–47.

Clarion March 1, 1947

Clarion (March 1, 1947)

Cardigan Clarion (March 15, 1947)

Clarion (March 15, 1947)

Clarion, June 1947

Clarion (June 3, 1947)

Cardigan Chronicle (1950–1954)

The Chronicle began as a student newspaper, but was later shared with the broader School community. Issues shown here were published during Cardigan’s first decade.

Cardigan Chronicle

October, 1950

Cardigan Chronicle

October, 1951

Cardigan Chronicle

December, 1951

Cardigan Chronicle

February, 1952

Cardigan Chronicle

June, 1952

Cardigan Chronicle

February, 1953

Cardigan Chronicle

March, 1953

Cardigan Chronicle

May, 1953

Cardigan Chronicle

June, 1953

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