Hugh O. La Bounty served as president of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona from 1978 to 1991 and previously
was a faculty member and administrator at the university. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, clippings,
speeches, reports, publications, La Bounty's thesis and dissertation, and audiovisual materials.
Hugh Orvice La Bounty, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 22, 1927. His family eventually moved to Southern California
and he grew up in Long Beach. After graduating from high school, La Bounty served in the Navy during World War II before attending
college. He attended Humboldt State College (later known as Humboldt State University) for a year and then transferred to
the University of Redlands. In 1950, he earned a bachelor's degree in history and, two years later, earned a master's degree
in the same discipline from the University of Redlands. After La Bounty earned his undergraduate degree, he was hired for
his first teaching position at Citrus High School and Junior College in Azusa, California.
18.3 Linear Feet
(26 boxes, 6 flat file folders)
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