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Carl J. Peterson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 105

Scope and Contents

The Carl J. Peterson papers, 1921-1936, contains materials on three projects with which Peterson was affiliated. The Augustana College Bell Tower series, 1935-1936, contains blueprints and drawings from Petersons' plans for the Bell Tower, contracts, and invoices of supplies needed. The Bulletin Board (Donated by the Class of 1936) series contains a building proposal and drawings of the Bulletin Board given by the class of 1936. The final series contains six black and white photographs of the leveling of Zion Hill to prepare for the building of Seminary Hall and Ascension Chapel.

Dates

  • circa 1921-1936

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.

Historical Note

Carl J. Peterson was a resident of Rock Island for over 50 years until his death in 1954. He was the construction foreman for the contractors who built Wallberg Hall on the Augustana College campus in 1934. He was also the designer and architect of the Augustana College Bell Tower.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Carl J. Peterson was the construction foreman for the contractors who built Wallberg Hall on the Augustana College campus in 1934. He was also the designer and architect of the Augustana College Bell Tower. The Carl J. Peterson papers, 1921-1936, contains materials on three projects with which Peterson was affiliated: the Augustana College bell tower, the class of 1936 bulletin board, and the lowering of Zion Hill.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Leroy R. Peterson, June 1979.

Related Materials

MSS 176 Augustana College Buildings and Grounds

Processing Information

Processed by Julia G. Westblade. Revised by Atticus Garrison, June 2016.

Title
Carl J. Peterson papers, circa 1921-1936.
Status
Completed
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
June 2016
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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