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Alexander Rose papers

Summary Information
Title: Alexander Rose papers
Dates: 1919
Creator: Rose, Alexander
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
Location: High Bay
Language: English
Collection Number: N 140
Collection contains blueprints for one building designed by architect Alexander Rose.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Northwest Architectural Archives, Manuscripts Division

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

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.

Preferred Citation:

Alexander Rose papers (N 140), Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.

Biographical Information

Alexander Rose was born in Crieff, Scotland in 1875. He was the architect for the "Buckingham Hotel" in Minneapolis and possibly the Commodore Hotel in St. Paul.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains blueprints of an apartment building for the Eastern Finance Company, constructed on the corner of 15th Street and Vine Place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Alexander Rose was the architect and engineer for the building.

Related Material

An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • 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 headings.
  • Rose, Alexander -- Archives
  • Eastern Finance Company
  • Architects -- Minnesota