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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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.

West College, c.1880

West College, c.1880

View of West College from across W. High Street, circa 1880.  The railroad tracks are visible running down High Street, and a man stands to the right of what would later be dedicated as the Class of 1902 gateway.

West College, c.1890

West College, c.1890

View of West College from the pathway leading from W. High Street, circa 1890.

West College and East College, c.1840

West College and East College, c.1840

This reverse painting on glass shows West College and East College from W. High Street around 1840.

The painter as well as the date of creation are unknown.

West College in the snow, c.1890

West College in the snow, c.1890

View of West College after a snow fall around 1890.

West High and College Streets, c.1880

West High and College Streets, c.1880

View of the corner at West High and College Streets around 1880.

Professor Larry Westrum teaching, 1993

Professor Larry Westrum teaching, 1993

Professor Larry Westrum helps two students to understand atomic orbitals on October 13, 1993.

Herbert William Westwood, 1893

Herbert William Westwood, 1893

Herbert William Westwood is a member of the Class of 1893.

Isabelle Wetzel, 1932

Isabelle Wetzel, 1932

Isabelle Wetzel is a member of the Class of 1932.

Wheel & Chain Members, c.1983

Wheel & Chain Members, c.1983

A group of Wheel & Chain members, wearing their hats, stand together and take a candid picture. 

Wheel and Chain, 1933

Wheel and Chain, 1933

Members of Wheel and Chain in 1933.

Left to Right: Helen Dickey, Anna Greene, Florence Miller, Margaret Kronenhey, Gertrude Yeager, Jeanne Whittaker, Emma Shawfield, Lucrecia Heisey, Maybelle L. Androvette

Wheel and Chain, 1943

Wheel and Chain, 1943

Members of Wheel and Chain sit around a desk in March 1943.

Left to Right:  Jeannette Eady Graham, Ruth Caudell Kaufman, Mary Mackie Eshelman, Norma Gaudren Pumphely, Peggy Respess Wane, Charlotte Stafford Baginstore, Josephine...

Wheel and Chain, 1955

Wheel and Chain, 1955

Members of Wheel and Chain in 1955.

Left to Right: Bobbie Burkett, Jane Myers, Barbara Binning, Ellie Pocius, Lou Howard, Alice Winett, Betty Will, Sandy Marquardt

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