Dan E. Branson Papers
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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
- Branson, Dan E. (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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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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