Foss & Foss
Foss & Foss
Foss, Andrew H., 1874-1921 and
Foss, M. O. (Magnus O.) 1896-1988
0.5 cubic feet
Collection contains the
blueprints for a residence designed by Foss & Foss Architects.
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.
Foss & Foss plans (N 184), Northwest Architectural Archives,
University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.
Andrew H. Foss, a Norwegian immigrant born in 1874, was an architect
in central Minnesota. In 1918, his architectural firm, Foss & Foss
Architects, which he operated with his son Magnus, moved to St. Cloud,
Minnesota. Andrew Foss died in 1921.
Magnus O. Foss, born in 1896, continued in St. Cloud and Minneapolis
after his father's death, until 1962, when he moved his firm, Foss Associates
Architecture Engineering & Interiors, to the Fargo-Moorhead area. M.O. Foss
was the founder and national secretary-treasurer of the Society of American
Registered Architects. M.O. Foss died in 1988.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection contains blueprints for the Mr. M.H. Rudd residence in
Milaca, Minnesota, designed by Foss & Foss Architects.
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the
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Andrew H., 1874-1921
- Foss, M. O.
(Magnus O.) 1896-1988
- Foss &
- Architecture -- Designs and