Papers of Dan E. Branson
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Acquisition and Processing Information: 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.
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’s career in engineering education.
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.
Box Contents List
Curriculum vitae with supplements
Publications on concrete structures
Teaching and research summary
American Concrete Institute code
Spiral ramp in Iowa City, 1969
Environmental flow facility, 1975
High school sports
Fredine Branson - biography