Adolph F. Meyer Papers, 1901–1971
Collection includes project files and related papers of a hydraulic engineer and inventor who for many years maintained a consulting practice in Minneapolis (Minn.). The files include correspondence and memoranda, notes and calculations, project reports, maps, mechanical drawings, photographs, and hydrological, meteorological, and other data.
MNHS call number: Digital Finding Aid
City of Edina, Southdale Shopping Center Development Plans, 1953-1956
Development plans for the Southdale Shopping Center in the city of Edina, including site plans and profiles, site details, utilities, building plans and profiles, a street improvement plan, a master plan for realty development in the Southdale area, and site plan for a proposed medical center. Victor Gruen was the architect.
Note: According to the City Planning Department, these are not the as-built plans, but are very similar to the as-builts.
MNHS call number: See the finding aid in the library (Hennepin County, Edina).
Southdale Construction Film Collection, 1954-1956
5 videodiscs, digital, 147 minutes, silent, color
Films document the construction, interior finishing, and completed views of the Southdale Center in Edina. Views also include aerial shots of the construction site and some of the surrounding area.
MNHS call number: III.57