Albert R. van Dyck papers
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of floor plans and elevations for an automobile service garage for Abigail Thompson at 320 So. 6th Street, Minneapolis (1916), designed with Twichell; a set of heating specifications for the Jordan brothers residence, 2506 Grand Avenue So., in Minneapolis (undated); a watercolor rendering of an unidentified Presbyterian church (delineated by Floyd Brown, undated); and 84 3" x 4" black and white photographs of residential interiors, some of which are unidentified and all of which are not identified as to date and location. Most of them are probably in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
Albert van Dyck was born about 1867. His focus was on designing residences in the Twin Cities area, although he did design other structures, such as churches and commercial buildings. In 1916, he partnered with Luther Twichell. Albert van Dyck died in Minneapolis on May 24, 1941, of injuries suffered in a traffic accident.
3.0 Cubic Feet
Collection contains plans of buildings designed by Albert van Dyck, as well as photographs of residential interiors from homes in the Twin Cities area.
The collection is organized alphabetically according to commission name in the following series:
- Working Drawings
Mezzanine; High Bay
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
- Interior architecture -- Minnesota -- Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Service stations -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Albert R. van Dyck papers
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