MASEC Solar 80 design competition collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains designs of residences for the Mid-American Solar Energy Complex (MASEC) design competition.
- Mid-American Solar Energy Complex (Organization)
Language of Materials
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division reading room. Advance notice is requested.
Restrictions on Use
There are no restrictions on the use of materials in this collection. Copies can be requested if the condition of the originals warrants it.
The Mid-American Solar Energy Complex (MASEC) was a federally funded initiative exploring the use of solar energy for homes. The program was based in Bloomington, Minnesota for a time, until its funding was cut by the Reagan administration.
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Collection contains designs of residences for the Mid-American Solar Energy Complex (MASEC) design competition.
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
The collection was donated to the Northwest Architectural Archives by the Minneapolis Public Library in November 2000.
- Architecture -- Drawings and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- MASEC Solar 80 design competition collection
- Karen Spilman
- April 2005
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Northwest Architectural Archives Collecting Area