Duke Property Plats

Survey plats of Duke University properties drawn between 1925-1926 in preparation for construction on East and West CampusMore »

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About the Digital Collection

This collection includes approximately 100 survey plats of Duke University properties prior to the construction on East Campus and West Campus from the years 1925-1926.

You may download the plats one at time through this interface. However if you want the full set, please contact Duke University Archives (http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/uarchives/ask).

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This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library:

Property Plats circa 1925-1932

Collection #UA.10.05.0005 | 2 Linear Feet; 18 Oversize Folders, 1 Oversize Box

ABSTRACT
Although the exact provenance of the property plats is unknown, it is indicated on the reverse side of some plats that the surveys were used by A. C. Lee, Chief Engineer of the Duke Construction Company and the plats may have been created by the Atlantic Realty Company. This collection includes approximately 100 survey plats of Duke University properties prior to the construction on East Campus and West Campus from the years 1925-1926. Also included are plats representing the Duke Homestead from 1932 that were possibly drawn by V.A. Stewman.

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New and Recently Migrated Digital Collections

by Molly Bragg about 1 year ago

In the past 3 months, we have launched a number of exciting digital collections!  Our brand new offerings are either available now or will be very soon.  They are: Duke Property Plats: https://repository.duke.edu/dc/uapropplat Early Arabic Manuscripts (included in the recently migrated Early Greek Manuscripts): https://repository.duke.edu/dc/earlymss International Broadsides (added to migrated Broadsides and Ephemera collection): https://repository.duke.edu/dc/broadsides Orange County Tax … Continue reading New and Recently Migrated Digital Collections


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