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Albert R. van Dyck papers

Identifier: N52
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.


  • 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).


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.

Biographical Note

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.


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An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
Albert R. van Dyck papers
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Collecting Area Details

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