Foss Foss plans
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains blueprints for the Mr. M.H. Rudd residence in Milaca, Minnesota, designed by Foss & Foss Architects.
- Foss, Andrew H., 1874-1921 (Person)
- Foss, M. O. (Magnus O.), 1896-1988 (Person)
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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.
Andrew H. Foss, a Norwegian immigrant born in 1874, was an architect in central Minnesota. In 1918, his architectural firm, Foss & Foss Architects, which he operated with his son Magnus, moved to St. Cloud, Minnesota. Andrew Foss died in 1921.
Magnus O. Foss, born in 1896, continued in St. Cloud and Minneapolis after his father's death, until 1962, when he moved his firm, Foss Associates Architecture Engineering & Interiors, to the Fargo-Moorhead area. M.O. Foss was the founder and national secretary-treasurer of the Society of American Registered Architects. M.O. Foss died in 1988.
0.5 Cubic Feet
Collection contains the blueprints for a residence designed by Foss & Foss Architects.
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An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.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
- Foss & Foss, Architects
- Foss, Andrew H., 1874-1921
- Foss, M. O. (Magnus O.), 1896-1988
- Foss & Foss plans
- Karen Spilman
- April 2005
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