Report of the Headmaster to the Board of Trustees / 1939
Walden Pell II
Report given by Walden Pell II to the Board of Trustees on the state of the School after it's ninth year.

Details include: building Sixth Form leadership; disciplinary system overhaul discussions started; student Charles Turner '40 who died in an auto accident while at school; plantings and landscaping (including the continuing battles with the Japanese beetles); Boathouse gulley progress; various gifts, including pines donated as windbreak to tennis courts, as memorial to Charles Turner; farm operations (new Milk House); dedication of the mural by N.C. Wyeth; the student body demographics; disciplinary record updates; recreation program; school band; streamlining of Cardinal, the Andrean and Criss Cross (yearbook); athletics updates (joined the Inter-State Academic League); Christmas party hosted by Sixth Formers; Easter services; Alumni news; student health; war discussions; study of scholastic failure causes at the School.

October 9, 2nd report details include: severe drought; Silver Lake flooding damage; catalog of gifts (including game heads for the library); farm operations - cows, orchards, crops; dorm accommodations in the gymnasium, tower room, and by tripling up; lack of auditorium, meeting space felt; new faculty; Alumni; German Exchange Students back in Germany; student demographics; tenth anniversary planning committee; deaths of Richard Hamilton Richardson '36 and George Eames Barstow, Jr.'37; promotion of school-wide contest, "Plan for a Permanent Pace in Europe".