Hemphill, Vierk & Dawson, Architects

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1965-2003


Benjamin F. Hemphill, Architect, 1965-1981.

Fritz C. Vierk, Architect, 1965-ca. 1980

Robert C. Dawson, Architect. 1965-2003

Hemphill, Vierk & Dawson, Architects was a 1965 Lincoln architectural firm succeeding the partnership founded in 1956 by Benjamin Hemphill and Fritz Vierk.

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Sheldon Hall (1968), Doane College, Crete.(Doane College Archives)

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Lincoln, Nebraska, 1968-2003

Lineage of the Firm

1956-1965: Hemphill & Vierk, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1965-2003: Hemphill, Vierk & Dawson, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Other Associations

Buildings & Projects

Associated Architects with Clark, Enerson, Olsson, Burroughs & Thomsen for Lancaster County Courthouse (1965-1967), Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

Sheldon Hall (1968), Doane College Campus, Crete, Nebraska.[1]

Keene Memorial Library (1971), N Broad St., Fremont, Nebraska. (DD05:D-010)



1. Pollak, Oliver B., Nebraska Courthouses: Contention, Compromise, and Community. (Images of America Series) Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2002, p. 112. [725.1.P771n]

2. Janet Jeffries to David Murphy, "Drawing" Personal Correspondence (January 15, 2019).

Page Citation

L. Allen & D. Murphy, “Hemphill, Vierk & Dawson, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 18, 2019. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, December 9, 2022.

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