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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Weiss Center renovations, 1981

Weiss Center renovations, 1981

View of renovations to the Emil R. Weiss Center for the Arts in December 1981.

Weiss Center renovations, 1982

Weiss Center renovations, 1982

View of the Weiss Center renovations in 1982.

Weiss Center renovations, 1982

Weiss Center renovations, 1982

View of renovations to the west side of the Weiss Center in 1982.

Weiss Center renovations, 1983

Weiss Center renovations, 1983

A construction worker adds the official building name - Emil R. Weiss Center for the Arts - above the main entrance in 1983.

Weiss Center slide library, c.1985

Weiss Center slide library, c.1985

Students working in the Weiss Center slide library around 1985.

Neil B. Weissman, c.1985

Neil B. Weissman, c.1985

Professor of History Neil Weissman at a banquet.

Neil B. Weissman, 1998

Neil B. Weissman, 1998

Professor of History and newly-appointed Dean of the College Neil Weissman  outside of Old West. 

Lester A. Welliver, 1959

Lester A. Welliver, 1959

Trustee Lester A. Welliver is a member of the Class of 1918.

Franklin M. Welsh, 1888

Franklin M. Welsh, 1888

Franklin M. Welsh is a member of the Class of 1888.

Erastus Wentworth, c.1855

Erastus Wentworth, c.1855

Erastus Wentworth is a Professor of Natural Science from 1850 to 1854.

This lithograph was prepared by L. N. Rosenthal of Philadelphia.

David Paul Wentzel, 1951

David Paul Wentzel, 1951

View as David Paul Wentzel (Class of 1951) prepares to dive into the pool. 

Emma K. Wentzel, 1934

Emma K. Wentzel, 1934

Emma K. Wentzel is a member of the Class of 1934.

Howard M. Wert, 1928

Howard M. Wert, 1928

Howard M. Wert is a member of the Class of 1928.

Raymond Abner Wert, c.1930

Raymond Abner Wert, c.1930

Raymond Abner Wert is a member of the Class of 1932.

Raymond Abner Wert, 1937

Raymond Abner Wert, 1937

Raymond Abner Wert, a member of the Class of 1932, in February 1937.

Raymond Abner Wert, c.1940

Raymond Abner Wert, c.1940

Raymond Abner Wert is a member of the Class of 1932.

R. Fred Wertz, 1895

R. Fred Wertz, 1895

R. Fred Wertz is a member of the Class of 1895.

West College, c.1810

West College, c.1810

View of West College around 1810. Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the architect of West College, likely created this watercolor during travels to western Pennsylvania.

West College, 1811

West College, 1811

View of West College in 1811.

West College, c.1860

West College, c.1860

Students standing outside West College around 1860.

West College, 1870

West College, 1870

View of West College from W. High Street in 1870.

West College, c.1875

West College, c.1875

View of the west side of West College around 1875. The steps to East College are visible in the background.

West College, c.1875

West College, c.1875

This artistic rendering of Old West, from an unidentified printed source, was created by a Thomas Jones Thurber. The depiction seems to reflect the mid-1870s, though the artwork itself appears to date from around 1900.

The caption reads: “...

West College, 1878

West College, 1878

View of the east side of Old West in 1878.

West College, c.1880

West College, c.1880

View of West College from the corner of W. High and West Streets, circa 1880. 

Three men stand along the path running between the street corner and the building.  At the left, the Pagoda is visible.

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