Carl Stravs Collection
blueprints and plans for buildings designed by architect Carl Stravs.
Minnesota Libraries. Northwest Architectural Archives, Manuscripts
Access and Use
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division reading room. Advance
notice is requested.
There are no restrictions on the use of materials in this collection.
Copies can be requested if the condition of the originals warrants it.
Carl Stravs papers (N 131), Northwest Architectural Archives,
University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.
The collection is organized alphabetically by commission name.
Carl B. Stravs was an architect in Minneapolis, Minnesota during the
20th century. From 1905-1909, he partnered with John Jager, with whom he
patented a pipe-making machine in 1904. Stravs designed many residences and
churches in the Minneapolis area, including the Emil Geist residence and the
Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house at the University of Minnesota.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection is composed of blueprints by Carl B. Stravs for the
Church Home of Minnesota addition, located at 1879 Feronia Avenue in St. Paul,
Minnesota, as well as plans for the Wright residence at Lake Carlos,
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the
- This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog
of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about
related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these
Carl -- Archives
- Architecture -- Minnesota --
Designs and plans