Roger Johnson papers
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains plans and renderings for buildings designed by architect Roger Johnson. The collection includes job files, renderings, specifications, photographs, plans and microfilm. Some of the plans include projects that are on the National Register or which have received design awards.
- Johnson, Roger T. (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.
Roger T. Johnson was an architect in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 42 years. He was an architect in the following firms: Parker and Johnson Architects (1957-1958), Roger Johnson Associates (1958-1974), Roger Johnson-James Forberg Associates (1975-1980), Johnson-Forberg Associates, Inc. (1981-1985) and Roger Johnson-Richard Smith Architects (1985-1998). Roger Johnson retired in 1998.
He, along with his associates, designed residential, civic and religious buildings in Minnesota. Projects include remodels of many University of Minnesota buildings, including Northrop Auditorium and Coffman Union (1969-1984), Roosevelt Community Center (1990), and Courage Center I.L.U. (1979).
40 Cubic Feet
Collection contains plans and renderings by architect Roger T. Johnson.
The collection is organized into the following series:
- Working Drawings
- Job Files
Mezzanine; High Bay
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
The collection was donated to the Northwest Architectural Archives by Roger Johnson on December 7, 1998.
The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Christine Emeott, August 1999.
- Architecture -- Minnesota -- Designs and plans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Roger Johnson papers
- Karen Spilman
- April 2005
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
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