E.L. King residence (Rockledge) plans
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains plans for the 1928 renovation of Rockledge for then owners Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Boalt. The architect for the renovation was Philip B. Maher, son of George W. Maher. The materials include floor, elevation and structural plans.
- Maher, Philip B. (Person)
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 Ernest L. King residence, known as "Rockledge," was constructed in 1912 by architect George W. Maher. The house, built in Homer, Minnesota, near Winona, was designed in the Chicago Prairie School style. Rockledge was demolished in 1987.
Historical information taken from the Unified Visionwebsite. This site highlights the Prairie School collections at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
0.5 Cubic Feet
Collection contains the plans of the 1928 renovation of the E.L. King residence "Rockledge."
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
- Architecture -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- King, Ernest L.
- Maher, Philip B.
- Prairie school (Architecture) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- E.L. King residence (Rockledge) plans
- Karen Spilman
- April 2005
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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Collecting Area Details
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