R.V. McCann papers
Scope and Content Note
The papers of this collection are composed of records from the firms of R.V. McCann and McCann-Wasmuth. Represented in the collection are office buildings and residences from McCann's practice in the St. Louis, Missouri area, as well as later projects in Minnesota that focus largely on churches and other institutional work. This collection features plans, job files, photographs and specifications.
- McCann, R.V. (Person)
Language of Materials
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.
R.V. McCann was an architect in St. Louis, Missouri and Minneapolis, Minnesota. He had his own firm in St. Louis, under the name of R.V. McCann, and he continued with his firm when he relocated to Minneapolis in 1947. The architectural firm became known as McCann-Wasmuth in 1963, and later, in 1971, it returned to the original name of R.V. McCann. In 1955, McCann was elected president of the Minneapolis chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
7 Cubic Feet
Collection consists of architectural records from the firms of R.V. McCann and McCann-Wasmuth.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by commission name.
Mezzanine; High Bay
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Christine Emeott in August 1999.
- Architecture -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- R.V. McCann papers
- Karen Spilman
- April 2005
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Collecting Area Details
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