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Phillips Exeter Academy History: Digital Collections

A guide to various aspects of the history of the Phillips Exeter Academy, provided by the Academy Archives.

Historical Archive of The Exonian

The Exonian is the oldest continuously running secondary school newspaper in the U.S., beginning with its first issue of April 6, 1878.


The Deed of Gift, 1781

Deed of Gift from John Phillips to Phillips Exeter Academy, Containing the Constitution, May 17, 1781.  PDF, 24 p. Includes digitized original plus full text transcription.

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June 7, 2015

The first issue of the Exonian, April 6, 1878

May 12, 1945

November 26, 1963

September 17, 1969

February 28, 1987