Edwin J. Kriz [RG1581.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1581.AM:  Edwin J. Kriz, 1898-1981



Architectural rendering:  Undated

Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska:  Architect

Size:  One item



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in Cuming County, Nebraska, on July 1, 1898, Edwin J. Kriz was the son of Charles and Josephine (Pinper) Kriz.  He graduated from Howells High School in 1916.  He attended Northwestern University in Chicago and graduated in 1920.  Kriz married Edna Faiman in Omaha in 1922.  Kriz worked as an architect in Omaha with Henningson Engineering Company, and then in 1925 he went into business for himself.  He worked in Omaha, Lincoln, Scottsbluff and Grand Island.  Kriz and his wife moved to Grand Island in 1945.  He retired in 1960.  Edwin J. Kriz died at Grand Island, Nebraska, on January 19, 1981, and is buried in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery, Grand Island, Nebraska.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of an architectural rendering of a “Proposed Gym. Auditorium for Board of Education, Waterbury, Nebr.” by E.J. Kriz, Architect, Grand Island, Nebraska.  The rendering is undated but may have been done ca. 1945. 



INVENTORY



Architectural rendering, “Proposed Gym. Auditorium for Board of Education, Waterbury, Nebr.”



 



Subject headings:



Architecture — Designs and plans

Kriz, Edwin J., 1898-1981

Waterbury (Nebraska) — Buildings



 



TMM     01-10-2019

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