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Albert R. van Dyck papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: N52

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 with unknown dates and locations. Some of the black-and-white photos are of unidentified buildings. Most of these are likely in Minneapolis and St. Paul.


  • Creation: 1916-1930s


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Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division reading room. Advance notice is requested.

Restrictions on Use

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).

Biographical Note

Albert van Dyck was born around 1867. He focused on designing residences in the Twin Cities area. Dyck also designed 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:

  1. Photographs
  2. Working Drawings

Physical Location

Mezzanine; High Bay

Additional Finding Aid

An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.

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