Guide to the John A. Stewman papers, circa 1926-1932
John A. Stewman served as an engineer with the Duke Construction Company from 1928-1932. The collection includes photographs, drawings, and specs. The material ranges in date from about 1926-1932.
- Record Group
- John A. Stewman papers
- circa 1926-1932
- Stewman, John A., 1900-
- 1.2 Linear Feet, 139 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Collection contains materials from John Stewman's time as an engineer for the Duke Construction Company during the building of West Campus. The collection largely includes photographs and negatives of the construction of Duke Chapel from December 10, 1930 to May 2, 1932, taken and identified by John Stewman. Also included are engineering drawings and specifications for buildings on West Campus. The material ranges in date from about 1926-1932.
Note that the photographs are in the Photograph Collection (on-site).
Access to the Collection
Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.
In off-site storage; 48 hours advance notice is required for use.
Use & Permissions
Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], John A. Stewman Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
John A. Stewman was an engineer, affiliated with the Duke Construction Company 1928-1932. His uncle, A. Carl Lee was the Chief Engineer of Duke Construction Company and helped oversee the construction of West Campus.
- Photograph Collection, 1861-2006. (University Archives, Duke University.)
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The John A. Stewman papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1989-1994.
Processed by Archives Staff, October 2006
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, December 2006
Accessions A89-97, A90-84, A94-83 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.