A. Pierce Bounds Image Archive

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The A. Pierce Bounds Image Archive contains images representing the full life and history of Dickinson College and its personalities.  Its creation and launch was funded in part by a gift in honor of A. Pierce Bounds, class of 1971, who served as the college photographer for nearly thirty years before retiring in 2010.

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Cadet Band, 1881 Physical education class for women, 1888 Banjo club, c.1890 Belles Lettres Society debate team, 1902 Dickinson Club of Harrisburg banquet, 1922 Class of 1903 reunion, 1923 Women's Basketball team, 1932 Class of 1906 Gateway, 1937 History class, 1952 Tome Scientific Building, c.1955 Geology class, 1958 Bosler Hall, 1959 View of John Dickinson Campus, 1959 Conway Hall, 1966 Combined Collegium and Choir concert, 1973 Spahr Library, c.1975 Student studying in dorm room, c.1980 Aerial view of campus, 1980 Protest against Edwin Meese, 1985 Anti-Apartheid rally, 1986 Class meeting outside, 1990 Orchestra and Choir concert, 1993 Weiss Center, 1994 Old West and East College, 1996

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Academic Open House, 1993

Academic Open House, 1993

Environmental Science Professors Michael Heiman and Candie Wilderman talk to students at the Academic Open House held in the Social Hall on August 29, 1993.

Center, back: Justin E. Weave ('94)

Academic Open House, 1993

Academic Open House, 1993

View as faculty talk to freshmen during the Academic Open House, held in the Social Hall, on August 29, 1993.

Academic Open House, 1993

Academic Open House, 1993

French Professor Michael Kline (seated on right) talks with freshmen about potential courses at the Academic Open House, held in the Social Hall, on August 29, 1993.

Academic Open House, 1994

Academic Open House, 1994

Two students talk with a professor about study abroad opportunities in South India during the Academic Open House, held in the Social Hall, on August 28, 1994.

Academic Open House, 1994

Academic Open House, 1994

A student holds information about classes while talking to a professor during the Academic Open House in the Social Hall on August 28, 1994.

Academic Open House, 1994

Academic Open House, 1994

Freshmen listen to Music Professor Blake Wilson talk about his courses during the Academic Open House in the Social Hall on August 28, 1994.

Academic Open House, 1995

Academic Open House, 1995

New students chat among themselves and talk to faculty about course selection during the Academic Open House, held in the Social Hall, on August 27, 1995.

Academic Open House, 1995

Academic Open House, 1995

New students point out courses to each other during the Academic Open House, held in the Social Hall on August 27, 1995.

Academic Open House, 1995

Academic Open House, 1995

A student looks at the course catalog during the Academic Open House, held in the Social Hall, on August 27, 1995.

Academic Open House, 1995

Academic Open House, 1995

Student talks Physics & Astronomy professors during the Academic Open House, held in the Social Hall, on August 27, 1995. 

Seated facing students, left to right: [unknown] ; Professor Hans Pfister ; Professor Robert Boyle

Academic Procession at Commencement, c.1955

Academic Procession at Commencement, c.1955

Professor David I. Gleim carries the college mace as he leads the academic procession at a Commencement around 1955. President William Edel ('15) and Boyd Lee Spahr ('00) are directly behind Professor Gleim.

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1966

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1966

The academic procession walks through the academic quad to Old West during Commencement on June 5, 1966.

Academic procession at Commencement, 1972

Academic procession at Commencement, 1972

View of the academic procession at Commencement on May 21, 1972. English Professor Robert Bowden is holding the flag and Philosophy Professor Frederick Ferre is the macebearer. President Howard Lane Rubendall ('31) is standing behind Dr. Ferre....

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1978

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1975

President Howard Rubendall ('31) stands behind the macebearer with other faculty members during the academic procession at Commencement on June 1, 1975.

Henry Steele Commager, a History Professor at Amherst College, is standing next to...

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1977

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1977

Father Theodore Hesburgh (left), who receives an honorary Doctor of Sacred Theology, walks with Trustee Samuel Witwer (Class of 1930) in the academic procession at Commencement on May 15, 1977. 

Religion Professor Dan Bechtel, wearing...

Academic procession at commencement, c.1983

Academic procession at commencement, c.1983

A few members of the academic procession stop to look back at the camera.

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1987

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1987

A family watches the academic procession at Commencement on May 17, 1987.

Academic procession at President Rubendall's Inauguration, 1961

Academic procession at President Rubendall's Inauguration, 1961

View of the academic procession during President Howard Rubendall's inauguration on October 28, 1961.

Academic Quad, 1916

Academic Quad, 1916

Students and faculty stand in groups throughout the quad during the 1915-1916 academic year.

The caption reads: "Campus of Dickinson College, 1915-16"

Students in this photo include: Esther Popel ('19) ; William Jefferson ('19)

Academic quad, c.1960

Academic quad, c.1960

Old West, the Tome Scientific Building, and East College are visible in this photograph of the Academic quad around 1960.

Academic Quad, 1999

Academic Quad, c.1985

Panoramic view of the academic quad with Bosler Hall in the foreground with Althouse Hall and Old West in the background from around 1985.

Academic Quad, c.1985

Academic Quad, c.1985

Panoramic view of the Academic Quad with East College in the foreground around 1985.

Academic Quad, c.1985

Academic Quad, c.1985

Panoramic view of the academic quad through the gateway on N. College St. Althouse Hall is on the left and Bosler Hall is on the right.

Academic Quad, 1995

Academic Quad, 1995

View as students walk through the Academic Quad after a winter storm in November 1995. Bosler Hall is visible in the background.

Academic Quad, 1999

Academic Quad, 1999

Panoramic view of the Academic Quad in fall 1999.

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