Gordon Oschwald papers
Scope and Contents
The collection reflects Gordon Oschwald's experience designing and drafting buildings largely in the greater Minnesota and Twin Cities areas. The collection includes working drawings, renderings, and other materials drawn by Gordon Oschwald.
- 1940 - 1989
- Oschwald, Gordon (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Gordon Oschwald founded the firm Gordon Oschwald Design, creating buildings in the mid-century modern style popular in the 1950s and 1960s. Oschwald was not only a designer, but also a prolific draftsman for many other local firms and architects, including Vosejpka Associates Inc., Newton Griffith, and Carl Graffunder. Beyond architectural work, Oschwarld also designed such items at Porsche steering wheels and pickup truck box houses. Some of his most characterisitc works include the Dental Office for Doctors Sheldon and Holcomb, the Boyer House, and the Ora McLaughlin House.
9 Cubic Feet (4 drawings boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of working drawings and renderings documenting Gordon Oschwald's extensive professional career as an architect, designer, and draftsman in the greater Minnesota and Twin Cities areas.
- Architects -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architecture -- Minnesota -- 20th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Midcentury modern (Architecture) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Gordon Oschwald Papers, 1940-1989
- Jake Torkelson
- November 28, 2016
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Collecting Area Details
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