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Ardrey M. Bounds ‘33, 36 Collection

Identifier: SC MS0417

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of six English term papers, three assorted topics papers, two 33 hats, one BS diploma, one fellowship appointment letter, one accounts notebook, one high school yearbook, one 33 chef’s toque and one 33 apron.


  • Creation: 1929 - 1936
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1936

Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research. Please inquire about copyright information.

Biographical / Historical

Ardrey Middleton Bounds graduated from Lehigh in the Class of 1933 with a BS degree in Metallurgical Engineering. While a student at Lehigh, he resided in Price Hall. Mr. Bounds was appointed and accepted the position of Engineering Foundation Fellow in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering in August 1935 for a period of five months and subsequently graduated with an MS degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1936. He graduated from Germantown High School in 1929 and on graduating Lehigh commenced a career as a metallurgist with the Superior Tube Company in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Mr. Bounds married and he and his wife had three children. His son A. Pierce Bounds is married to the donor of this collection Donna Williams, daughter of Kingsley G. Williams graduate of the Class of 1942.


1 box, .5 linear feet : + 1 diploma

Language of Materials



No particular order. 1929-1936

Physical Location

Lehigh University, Linderman Library, Special Collections

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The material was donated May 10, 2022 by Donna Williams (A. Pierce Bounds), a daughter-in-law of Ardrey M. Bounds. Her father Kingsley G. Williams also graduated from Lehigh in the Class of 1942 - see SC MS 0418..

Related Materials

Special Collections has many examples of Lehigh Diplomas and graduate recollections and memorabilia.

Separated Materials

Bachelor of Science degree Lehigh Diploma.

Ardrey M. Bounds ‘33, 36 Collection
Ilhan Citak and Eleanor Nothelfer
July 11, 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Lehigh University
Linderman Library
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Bethlehem PA 18045 USA
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