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Jacobson and Jacobson collection

 Collection
Identifier: N164

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.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet

Overview

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.

Physical Location

High Bay

Additional Finding Aid

An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.

Acquisition

The Jacobson and Jacobson collection is an artificial collection, separated from the William Milbrath papers (N 144).
Title
Jacobson and Jacobson collection
Author
Archives Staff
Date
undated
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