Silas Jacobson collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of one set of floor plans and elevations, blueprint copies, for a St. Paul fire station located between Jackson and Robert Streets on 9th Street, in St. Paul, Minnesota, designed in August 1915.
- Jacobson, Silas, -1943 (Person)
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Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division reading room. Advance notice is requested.
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.
Silas Jacobson first appeared in St. Paul around 1910 and maintained a partnership with Ernest Hartford until about 1914. For many years, Jacobson was a senior draftsman in the Minnesota State Architect's Office, beginning about 1916. In 1929, he moved to Madison, WI where he assumed a similar position in the Wisconsin State Architect's Office. Jacobson died in Madison, WI on September 8, 1943.
0.5 Cubic Feet
Collection contains a set of plans for a St. Paul fire station located on 9th Street, between Jackson and Robert Streets, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
- Fire stations -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Silas Jacobson collection
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Collecting Area Details
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