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Dan E. Branson Papers

Identifier: RG99.0245

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Scope and Contents

The Dan E. Branson Papers consist of originals and photocopies of awards and honors, a curriculum vitae with supplements, student evaluations, and subject folders on Branson.


  • Creation: 1954-1995


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Biographical / Historical

Dan Earle Branson was born in Dallas, Texas, November 13, 1928. His degrees were B.C.E., Auburn University, 1954; M.C.E., 1956; and Ph.D., University of Florida, 1960. Branson taught civil engineering at the University of Alabama and Auburn University and, since 1963, the University of Iowa. An authority on the deformation of concrete structures, he was the structural designer of the spiral pedestrian overpass at Burlington Street and Riverside Drive, Iowa City; published many books and articles; and earned many awards in engineering.


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University of Iowa professor of civil engineering, 1963-1993.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were transferred to the University of Iowa Libraries from Professor Branson in November 1995. Processed by Earl M. Rogers in July 1997. Guide posted to the Internet 2000; updated January 2008.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242