George Mann Niedecken, Portrait

Collection Summary (Olson Gift)

Title: Frank Olson Documents
Creators: Various


ca. 20 documents relating to Frank Olson House
10 photographs
1 magazine
1 catalog


Cudahy Archives, Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Acquisition Information

Gift of Frederick Olson, ca. 1981

Summary Description of the Collection

This collection consists of documents such as a contract, a deed, and a 28-page document regarding specifications for the building of a house for Frank Olson. There are eight 8 x 10” mounted and two unmounted photographs of Frank Olson’s house. The collection includes a magazine from 1918 and a Rockwell catalog, both featuring photographs of Frank Olson’s house.


These items are organized into the following series and subseries:

Series I Documents Relating to the Construction of Frank Olson’s House
Series II Photographs of Frank Olson’s House
Series III Architectural Magazines and Rockwell Book