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Marion Alice Parker collection

 Collection
Identifier: N130

Scope and Content Note

Collections contains blueprints and a pencil sketch of details for a residence and alterations for another structure. Biographical/Historical Note updated October 2022.

Dates

  • 1919

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available to the public. Advance notice is requested.

Restrictions on Use

Consult with the archivist for copyright to materials in this collection.

Biographical Note for Marion Alice Parker (1873-1935)

Marion Alice Parker, born in Massachestts and educated in New Hamphire (?), moved to Minneapolis and became the first full-time permanent drafter hired by the architectural firm of Purcell and Feick in 1908. After a decade of work with the firm she became a successful independent architect in Minneapolis, designing residences, a sorority, and other structures and is credited with at least one residence in Fort Collins, CO. She owned and operated "The Home-Spun Shop" in Laguna Beach, CA. for many years and died there in 1935.

Extent

12 items

Abstract

Collections contains blueprints and a pencil sketch of details for a residence and alterations for another structure.

Physical Location

High Bay

Title
Marion Alice Parker collection
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
December 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Northwest Architectural Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-3550