Jacobson and Jacobson collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of plans, section, elevations and details for alterations to the Armory Building in Austin, Minnesota, and the Hopkins (Minnesota) grade and high school.
- Jacobson, David L. (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.
The architectural firm of Jacobson & Jacobson was founded by brothers David and Nels. David L. Jacobson was born on October 31, 1889 and Nels A. Jacobson was born in January 1892, both in Owatonna, Minnesota. They founded their architectural and engineering firm in Minneapolis in 1917. David died on October 15, 1947 and Nels in August of 1947. One of the most notable buildings designed by the firm was the Owatonna Junior-Senior High School, a neo-classical revival style, built in 1920-1921.
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Collection consists of plans for the Armory Building in Austin, Minnesota, and the Hopkins (Minnesota) grade and high school, designed by the Owatonna, Minnesota architectural firm of Jacobson & Jacobson.
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
The Jacobson and Jacobson collection is an artificial collection, separated from the William Milbrath papers (N 144).
- Armories -- Minnesota -- Austin -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Armory Building (Austin, Minn.) Designs and plans
- Jacobson & Jacobson -- Archives
- Jacobson, David L.
- Jacobson, Nels A.
- School buildings -- Minnesota -- Hopkins -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jacobson and Jacobson collection
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