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Rounds Family Collection of Pomoniana

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0022

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Rounds Family Collection of Pomoniana includes items belonging to two generations of the Rounds Family – Jack Sherman Rounds, Sr. (’23), Christine (Asher) Rounds (’23), and Jack Rounds, Jr. (’60) – highlighting their time as Pomona College students and subsequent affiliations with alumni organizations. The majority of the materials come from Jack Rounds, Jr.’s time as a student, from 1956 to 1960, and include correspondence from Pomona College, informational handouts and items for new students, and newspaper clippings relating to both Pomona College and the City of Claremont. A selection of photographs from 1921 to 1923, including images of Pomona College athletes, Hobo Club banquet, and the Class of 1923 are featured in the collection. An honorary gavel presented to Jack S. Rounds, Sr. for his service with the Pomona College Alumni Association is also included.

Dates

  • 1921-1960
  • Majority of material found within 1955-1960

Language of Materials

Languages represented in collection: English.

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to the Archives.

Biography / Administrative History

Jack Sherman Rounds graduated from Pomona College in 1923. As a student, Sherman earned a letter in track and was a member of the Kappa Delta fraternity, Lyceum Debating Society, Science Club, and Varsity Society. He maintained a close connection with his alma mater following graduation and served as president of the Pomona College Alumni Association from 1938 to 1940. Jack’s wife, Christine (Asher) Rounds was also a Pomona College graduate with the Class of 1923. Their son, Jack S. Rounds, Jr. graduated from Pomona College as a pre-medicine major in 1960.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Abstract

The Rounds Family Collection of Pomoniana is a collection of items belonging to two generations of the Rounds Family: Jack Sherman Rounds, Sr. (’23), Christine (Asher) Rounds (’23), and Jack Rounds, Jr. (’60). The materials highlight their time as Pomona College students and subsequent affiliations with alumni organizations and include newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts.

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jack Rounds, 2012.

Accruals

Additions to the collection are not anticipated.
Title
Rounds Family Collection of Pomoniana
Status
Completed
Author
Sean Stanley
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the 06 - Pomona College Archives Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont CA 91711